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Goethe University Frankfurt

Modern East Аsian Studiеs

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Global & European Studies, Business Administration, Asian Studies, Area & Regional Studies, Modern History
M.A.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Winter semester: 15 Aug
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
Free
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction 
Application:
uni-assist
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, political science, economics, business administration, law, history, anthropology or related areas, or in cultural studies with a focus on China, Japan, Korea, or South East Аsia.

Language Requirements


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

languageEnglish
TOEFL iBT
min 95
IELTS
min 7
TOEIC
min 945
UNIcert
min C1
CEFR English
min C1
TOEFL pBT
min 560
TOEFL CBT
min 220
Cambridge
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no

Additional information:
MELAB (Michigan Language Assessment Battery) with 76 or higher; Michigan Proficiency (ECPE) with C1 or higher, Certificate “Wirtschaftssprachen Englisch” (C1 or higher) issued by Faculty 02 at Goethe University (or completion of the equivalent program taught at a university), English as a native language, or English as the medium of instruction in completed BA or MA program (alternatively, minimum of 60 ECTS credited towards your completed BA or MA). Home editions of standard language proficiency tests such as TOEFL and IELTS are also accepted. Only certificates that are not older than five years are accepted.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines


In 12 days free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction 
Admission Test/Interview:
None
Application:
uni-assist
Application Fee:

free of charge

Application Documents


The following documents are required:

  1. Academic CV.
  2. A convincing motivation letter, naming at least one university professor as a reference, approximately one page long.
  3. A research proposal of 800 to a maximum of 2000 words (excluding the bibliography) on a topic related to the regions and disciplines covered by the MEAS program. The research proposal shall demonstrate the ability to identify a current socio-scientific topic, to highlight its importance within a broader context, and to develop convincing hypotheses. Applicants shall furthermore demonstrate their ability to structure their ideas in an academically sound manner and to use the correct terminology.
  4. Certificates: please provide a scan of all requested certificates and enclose them in your application. In the case of foreign certificates, provide an English transcript. Please mail hard copies only if requested to do so.
  5. English proficiency (see language requirements).

Applicants with a bachelor's degree from China, Vietnam or Mongolia have to provide an APS certificate at the time of their application.

Only complete applications will be considered. Admission depends on the final BA grade (51%), and on the research propοsal (49%).

Location


1
Goethe University Frankfurt

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website