University of Oldenburg

European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Cultural Studies
English only
Winter semester:  01 Apr
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
2250€ / 4500€
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a field related to migration studies: e.g., social sciences, history, cultural studies, educational sciences, law, economics, development studies, and journalism.

Applicants have to document the knowledge of migration studies, intercultural relations, and empirical methods. Modules completed at the undergraduate level, papers, essays, and examination results are considered valid documentation. Preference will also be given to qualified applicants who also have relevant professional experience.

Your last degree obtained should not be older than 5 years. If it is older, please make sure to explain in your statement of purpose why you chose to go back to university.

GPA Comment

The final grade of the first degree must be a minimum (or equivalent) of C+ and proven by certificates.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CERF English
min C1
min 6.5
min 230
min 88
min 570
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: At least A.
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: At least C.
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: At least C/C1.
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
Applicants whose native language is not English or whose undergraduate instruction was not in English must demonstrate proficiency in English by the application deadline. English language knowledge can also be proven by APIEL (score 3.0), or MELAB (score 85). Non-native English speakers who fall in one of the following categories may request an English language proficiency waiver, i.e. applicants from countries where English is one of several official languages, applicants who have obtained their undergraduate degree from a university in Australia, Canada, Ireland, the UK, the USA or New Zealand, applicants who, within the past five years, spent a minimum of two consecutive academic years of study at a university or institution of higher education in Australia, Canada, Ireland, the UK, the USA or New Zealand and whose language of instruction was English, or applicants who have minimum two years work experience in an international company where English is the official working language (attestation from the employer which testifies proficiency in both written and spoken English must be provided). Applicants whose native language is English must demonstrate proficiency in a second language relevant to migration studies by the application deadline at a level corresponding to the list above. Applicants might be asked to justify the language's relevance to migration studies.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

The full paper printed version of your application consists of the following:

  1. Signed and dated print out of the application form attached to the automatic confirmation email.
  2. Copy of a valid passport.
  3. Print out of CV.
  4. Statement of purpose, clarifying your motivation to study the course (1 to 2 pages max).
  5. First university degree or transcript and other relevant degrees (certified true copies).
  6. Documentation of language proficiency (see language requirements).
  7. Other relevant documentation and references.

All documents must be submitted in English. Documents that are not originally in English must be accompanied by an authorized translation of the original. Please note that only the transcript and the diploma, when in German, are accepted in this language.

If you apply for an Erasmus Mundus scholarship you are expected to provide documentation of a finalized first degree by the deadline in December. A preliminary transcript stating that you finalized the degree is accepted. A final degree has to be presented by the time of enrolment.

It is urged that you must not use plastic folders to combine your documents. For sending your application package it is strongly advised to use a service that allows you to track the delivery in order to make sure that the university will receive it within the deadline.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website