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University of Kassel

Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin

Labour Policies and Glοbalisatiοn

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Political Sciences, Global & European Studies, Employment & Labor Law
English only
Winter semester: 15 Jul/01 Sep
Application Deadlines
1 Year (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction 
Applicants with a degree earned outside Germany must apply via Uni-Assist.
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in economics, law, pedagogy, or social sciences.

Required ECTS credits: 240.

In case you have earned less than 240 credits during your BA studies, it is still possible to get admitted to the program. The admission will then be conditional on completing the missing credits during your MA studies by completing more courses or extending your studies by one or two semestеrs.

Work Experience

Advanced knowledge on issues of labor relations and at least one year of practical experience in the representation of workers' interеsts.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min B2
min 6
min 550
min 80
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no

Additional information:
Only English native speakers or those whose previous study program was completely held in English are exempted from that requirement. Language Courses or working experience with the English language involved unfortunately cannot substitute this test certificate.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

In 32 days free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction 
Admission Test/Interview:
Applicants with a degree earned outside Germany must apply via Uni-Assist.
Application Fee:

For the application via Uni-Assist: € 75 for the first application, € 30 for each additional

Application Documents

First, you must send your documents to the university to get a preliminary assessment and a recommendation from the Academic Board. If you receive a recommendation to apply for the master's program, you can continue with the following steps.

The application to uni-assist has to include the  following documents:

  1. Application form (signed).
  2. Statement of objectives/motivation letter.
  3. Curriculum vitae.
  4. Research topic(s).
  5. Letter of recommendation from a trade union.
  6. All certificates proving the required command of the English language (see language requirements).
  7. If you participated in the preliminary assessment: a copy of the result of your preliminary assessment.

As officially authenticated copies:

  1. Your secondary school leaving certificate in its original language, including a listing of all subjects and grades.
  2. Your university entrance examination certificate listing all subjects and grades in its original language.
  3. Your certificates of studies and completion of studies listing all subjects and grades in its original language.
  4. Translations of your documents, if the language of the mentioned certificates is not German or English. You are advised to contact the embassy or consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany on this matter.
  5. Certificates of previous professional/vocational experience, if applicable.
  6. Applicants from China, Mongolia, and Vietnam have to provide a successful APS test for their application to be considered.

Official documents have to be submitted as officially certified copiеs.


University of Kassel

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website