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Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin

International Security Management

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Mechanical Engineering, Business Administration, Management & Consulting, Cybersecurity
English only
Summer semester: 15 Dec
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Summer semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Summer semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Risk and Security Management and is also open to applicants with a degree in Economics, Law, Administration, Social Sciences, Tourism, Logistics, Facility Management or Computer Science. A pre-requisite is a strong interest in security topics.

Required ECTS credits: 180.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min B2
min B2 First (FCE)
min 6
min 87
min 800
Telc English B2-C1 University
min B2
min II
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
Native English speakers do not need to submit a language certificate. Certificates of up to five years old are accepted. If you have studied a minimum of two semesters entirely in English, this can be accepted as equivalent (please provide proof with your application). You do not need to provide further English certificates if you hold a GMAT. Your qualification will be checked only upon application, not beforehand. Please note: A-level /school leaving certificates or DAAD language certificates as English proficiency tests are not accepted.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Summer semester:October 01 (German)October 01 (EU)October 01 (Non EU)
In 48 hours free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
Application Fee:
€ 75 for the first application, € 30 for each additional

Application Documents

To complete your application, please include:

  1. University degree.
  2. Proof of English proficiency (see language requirements).
  3. Motivation letter (in English, not more than one page).
  4. Curriculum Vitae (in English).
  5. University entrance qualification/school-leaving certificate e.g. high school diploma, matura, international baccalaureate (simple copy, only for statistical reasons).

Please note:

  • A formally certified and stamped photocopy of all diplomas, degrees or certificates must be attached to your application. Please do not send any original documents.
  • Accepted authentication bodies are:
    • German Embassy or Consulate.
    • Notary from Germany or an EU country.
    • Public authorities and institutions in Germany.
    • Authorities from an EU country.
    • The institution that issued your original certificate (the stamp on the certificate and on the authentication must be identical).
    • Apostille.
  • Certificates not issued in German or English must be translated into German or English. Translations must be formally certified and submitted in the original.
  • The (e-mail) address you have provided with is the address is going to be used in order to contact you. Please make sure you notify the university of a change of address as soon as possible. A missed deadline that might emanate from a failure to do so is your responsibility.
  • HWR Berlin only processes applications that have been completed accurately and signed. The application can only be considered if Uni Assist receives all documents before the closing date and certified copies of all those certificates that are required are attached. It is recommended to apply early, at least six weeks before the deadline expires. Applications that are sent by e-mail or fax will not be processed.
  • Chinese, Vietnamese and Mongolian Applicants need to submit an APS certificate (available at the Akademische Prüfstelle (APS) in the German Embassy in Beijing, Hanoi, Ulan Bator.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website