University of Bremen

Jacobs University Bremen

International Relations: Global Governance and Social Theory

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Political Sciences
M.A.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Winter semester:  01 Feb
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
Free
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in international relations, political science, sociology, or a similar area of study.

Required ECTS credits: 180.

Students whose degree is pending may apply nonetheless if they have completed a large part of their studies (corresponding to at least 120 CP).

GPA Rate 2.30
GPA Comment

A GPA equivalent to 2.3 or better in the German grading system.

Language Requirements


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

languageEnglish
CERF English
min C1
Cambridge
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
IELTS
min 7
TOEFL CBT
min 230
TOEFL iBT
min 95
TOEFL pBT
min 575
Cambridge
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: At least C.
TOEIC
min 1305
Specification: Listening/Reading: 945; Speaking: 180; Writing: 180.
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
Students who earned their university entrance qualification ("A levels") in English or their bachelor’s or master’s degrees in an all-English program are exempt from this requirement (assuming they provide the corresponding document as evidence).

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines



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

Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
None
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


To be considered applicants need to provide:

  1. Proof of a bachelor’s degree (see the previous degree field).
  2. A transcript of undergraduate courses and grades with a GPA equivalent to 2.3 or better in the German grading system.
  3. Proof of proficiency in English (see language requirements).
  4. An English essay explaining why they are choosing this program and what their research interests are ("letter of motivation").
  5. An English summary (1,000 words) of their bachelor’s or master’s thesis. If the thesis is not yet finished (or none is/was required in the program), an English exposé of the thesis or an English (summary of a) term paper on a topic related to the program may be provided instead. If you submit a (summary of a) term paper, include information on the course and the instructor (upload just one document, i.e. the requested summary or paper; flooding the selection committee with papers will not improve your chances of being accepted).
  6. A current CV (in English) including information on their educational and work history, publications (if any), language abilities, and extracurricular interests.

Admission of applicants whose degree is pending at the time of application is conditional on their providing the completed, final transcript no later than two weeks after the courses have started as well as the bachelor’s certificate by December 31st of the same year.

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website