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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

European Master in Translational Cosmetic and Dermatological Sciences [Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Program]

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Pharmacy, Chemistry, Business Administration, Translational Medicine
No. of places
English only
Winter semester: 29 May
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
€ 2250
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in a field related to the EMOTION area (for example pharmacy, medicine, biology, biochemistry, chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, biomedical sciences, genetics, molecular biology).

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.
Required ECTS credits: 180.

GPA Comment

The grade average of the previous study should prove the high qualification of the applicant.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min B2
min 6.5
min 560
min 88
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: Grades A, B, or C.
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: Grades A, B, or C.
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: Grades A, B, or C.
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
EMJMD consortium considers the countries listed below as countries of native-English speakers: Antigua, Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Barbuda, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, Canada (except Quebec), Commonwealth Caribbean, Dominica, Fiji, Ghana, Grand Cayman, Islands, Grenada, Guyana, Irish Republic, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, New Zealand, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tobago, Trinidad, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Virgin Islands, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Candidates coming from these countries are not required to attach any other evidence of English proficiency. For candidates who have completed a degree program fully taught in English in one of the native-English speaking countries listed above the proof of English proficiency is waived.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:April 01 (German)April 01 (EU)April 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:
Spring semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission Test/Interview:
No. of places available:
directly at the University
Application Fee:


Application Documents

When you apply you need to attach the required documents in the order specified below.

  1. declaration form.
  2. European format curriculum vitae in English, provided with date and signature, to present your qualifications, experience, and skills, effectively and clearly.
  3. A scan of the original University degree(s) (bachelor and if it’s the case master) AND certified translation if the document is not issued in English; if available, please provide an official document with the conversion of the marks to the ECTS grading scale (A/F) and GPA scale (0/4)*.
  4. A scan of the original (AND certified translation if the document is not issued in English) official transcript/academic record, stating which courses were taken and what grades were obtained at the time of application; if available, please provide an official document with the conversion of the marks to the ECTS grading scale (A/F) and GPA scale (0/4).
  5. Proof of English proficiency using a scanned copy of the result sheet (see language requirements).
  6. Black and white copy of a valid identity document or passport which states the citizenship.
  7. motivation letter in English (maximum 750 words). In the letter, the candidate should explain how past experiences have prepared him/her for participation in Emotion, how this program is likely to improve his or her own career perspectives, and why the candidate is interested in the master. Note that handwritten letters are NOT accepted.
  8. Two reference letters (in English) from university professors or employers. The only requirement is that the contact details of the person providing the reference must be clearly typed and must contain a business email address (not a private one) and a telephone number.

* Applications during the selection phase from candidates that have not obtained their final degree will be accepted and will be ranked after those that have already a degree. The degree and the degree certificate are requirements, instead, for the enrollment to the University.

Further Information

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