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University of Konstanz

Mediterranean Histοrу

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: History, Global & European Studies
English only
Winter semester: 30 Apr
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Free / € 1500
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction 
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in a subject relevant to the Master's Program, e.g. History majors, Arabic Studies, Archaeology Islamic Studies, Romance Studies, Ottoman Studies, Mediterranean Regional Studies (e.g. Mediterranean Studies or Middle Eastern Studies), Literature and Media Studies, Ethnology and Sociology, Political Science or a comparable prοgram.

GPA (German System) 2.50
GPA Comment

A grade of 2.5 ("good") in the German grading system or bettеr.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min B2
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: At least grade C.
min 5.5
min 87
min 227
min 567
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven with five years of continuous English lessons in secondary education with a minimum grade of 9 points or "befriedigend" (satisfactory) or better (usually certified by the higher education entrance qualification), or successful completion of four or more courses taught in English in a previous study program. In justified exceptional cases, knowledge of English can be demonstrated in an interview. The selection committee decides on exceptional cases. The proof of the language test must not be older than three years at the time of application. Exempt from proof of English language proficiency are applicants with proven secondary school degrees, bachelor's degrees, or at least one semester abroad at English-speaking educational institutions from the following countries: Australia, Canada, Ireland, Malta, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, United Kingdom, or the United States. NOTE: German language skills do not need to be demonstrated for the Master's program.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction 
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:


Application Documents

To submit your online application you are required to upload the following supporting documents as PDF-files:

  1. Documentation of your academic degree including a detailed description of your coursework and performance assessments. If you have not received your examination certificate by the application deadline, please attach documentation of all completed performance assessments that will be used to calculate your final grade.
  2. Current curriculum vitae in English.
  3. Documentation of advanced skills in English.
  4. A letter of motivation (two pages) exhibiting your strong interest in mediterranean history inquiries.
  5. If applicable, current certificate of enrolment or proof of exmatriculation – if you have studied at a German university, please indicate your “Fachsemester” and “Hochschulsemester”.

International applicants:

  • If your documents are not available in German or English, you will need to have them translated. Please submit a German or English translation of your documents along with the original versions.
  • Applicants from China, India, and Vietnam: APS certificate (original) issued by the German Embassy of your home cοuntrу.


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Further Information

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