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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Global Studies Programme

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Political Sciences, Global & European Studies
English only
Summer semester: 15 Jan
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Summer semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Summer semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in a social or related science. The applicants will fill out a self-assessment form to show that they have acquired at least 60 ECTS in social sciences, sociology, political science, ethnology, regional studies or a related subject.

Language Requirements

Additional information:
The applicants will need to prove that they are fluent in English.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:
Summer semester:December 01 (German)December 01 (EU)December 01 (Non EU)
Spring semester:
In 27 days free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
local admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
Application Fee:
75 € for the first application, 30 € for each additional

Application Documents

Please note that an application cannot be considered unless uni-assist has received all the required documentation within the prescribed period.

The following documents must be attached to an application:

  1. Officially authenticated copies of educational certificates obtained so far, including the secondary school leaving certificate together with marks received and, if applicable, university entrance examination documentation, evidence of study areas and grades obtained in previous studies including an explanation of the given grading system, graduation certificate and, if applicable, diploma supplement.
  2. Enrolment certificate, if you are a student at another German or European higher education institution at the time you apply for a place at Humboldt, or certificate of exmatriculation (Exmatrikulationsbescheinigung) specifying the areas of study and number of semesters if you have previously studied at another higher education institution in Germany.
  3. German translations of all certificates (exception: documents in English) as officially authenticated copies.
  4. Evidence of German language skills (see language requirements) and/or English, French, Spanish proof, etc. as officially authenticated copies - if applicable for the chosen subject.
  5. CV starting with the beginning of school education up till now.
  6. A photocopy of your passport or identity card (for applicants from the EU).
  7. The self-assessment sheet is required for some Masters (available as a pdf file on the uni-assist application portal). For every master, the entry and language requirements have to be taken into account.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website