University of Bayreuth

Philosophy & Economics

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Philosophy, Economics
English only & German language course
Winter semester:  15 Jul/31 Aug
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
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 (or equivalent) in philosophy & economics, economics, or a related discipline with an economics component (e.g. business/management, political science).

If the bachelor's certificate is not yet available, a confirmation with individual grades must be submitted for all examinations and study achievements completed by the registration date. These achievements must comprise a total of at least 150 ECTS points and correspond to at least grade 2.0 after the overall grade calculation or at least grade 2.3 when participating in the aptitude assessment procedure.

GPA Rate 2.30
GPA Comment

You require at least a bachelor grade point average of 2.3 according to the German grading scale.

Language Requirements

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

CERF English
min B2
CERF German
min A1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
Study applicants who have not obtained their university entrance qualification or a university degree in German can also demonstrate the required knowledge in German through a German-language homework or final thesis in a course at a university. Applicants who do not meet this requirement will be enrolled on the condition that they provide proof of German language skills by the end of the second semester.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:November 01 (German)November 01 (EU)
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website