Karlshochschule International University

Master in Social TransFormation - Politics, Philosophy & Economics

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Political Sciences, Philosophy, Business Administration, Economics, Economic and Public Policy, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics
English only
Summer semester: 15 Feb
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Summer semester)
€ 4140
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Summer semester
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
The tuition fee is 690 € per month.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in philosophy, political science, sociology, economics, or a closely related field from the social or humanities.

Other degrees are also accepted as qualifications for the master’s course. The prerequisite, however, is that you have studied relevant management, economic, political, or social science modules or scientific work to the extent of at least 30 ECTS. This will be assessed by the admissions team after receipt of your complete application.

Minimum standard period of study: 3 years.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min C1
min 6.5
min 100
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
Other certificates can be accepted upon consultation with the Student Admissions Service of the university. Please note that only English native speakers are exempt from this requirement. Having studied or worked in English before does not suffice.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:


Application Documents

In the online application you have to upload the following documents in English:

  1. Passport photo.
  2. Certified copies of the bachelor's degree certificate and final transcripts (can also be submitted in German).
  3. Research proposal (2-3 pages). Visit the program website for the task definition.
  4. Proof of your English skills (see language requirement).
  5. Letter of motivation (1-2 pages).
  6. Tabular CV.
  7. University entrance qualification (Abitur certificate or equivalent educational qualification; also possible in German).
  8. Copy of your identity card (if you are not a German citizen).
  9. Further certificates (e.g. about internships, job references, social commitment, etc.; also possible in German).

Important: Your application will only be checked when it is complete.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website