University of Göttingen

Modern Indian Studies

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Global & European Studies, Language and Literary Studies, Political Sciences, Economics, Media Studies, Journalism, Asian Studies
English only
Winter semester: 15 May
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus

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Seven Reasons to choose this Master's Program

Option to choose different courses in five interdisciplinary fields, and two specializations
The main focus of the program is on economic, political, social, and cultural transformations in modern India. Students are free to develop their own interests by pursuing courses in five interdisciplinary fields. They also have the option to get a specialization in either “Development Economics of India” or “Anthropology of Power” within the M.A. program.
Great career opportunities
Graduates of this master’s program have excellent opportunities to successfully develop their careers in Indian or transnational enterprises, development cooperation, associations, government agencies, NGOs, tourism, and communications.
Focus on modern India
CeMIS is one of only a few centres in Europe and India taking an interdisciplinary approach to the study of modern India. Lecturers in the programme come from a wide range of academic backgrounds. Courses are taught by the researchers and six professors on the CeMIS staff and researchers/professors from the University of Göttingen’s Social Science, Economics and Humanities departments, as well as international guest lecturers who add to the vibrant international atmosphere at CeMIS.
Learning atmosphere
Boasting excellent staff to student ratios, students at CeMIS learn in a positive and stimulating atmosphere. These ratios also allow for good working relationships with professors and close, personal supervision.
Be part of a top-ranked university
The University of Göttingen is highly recognized in international rankings (CHE Ranking, Shanghai Ranking, Times Higher Education Ranking, QS World University Rankings, Academic Ranking of World Universities) and German rankings (Humboldt Ranking, DFG-Ranking).
Nobel Prize laureates from Göttingen
Göttingen has fostered 45 Nobel Prize laureates in different fields such as physics, medicine, literature, economics, peace, and of course, chemistry. → More Info
Spend one semester abroad
Students have the opportunity to study for one semester at partner universities in India or around the world.

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