University of Siegen

Roads to Democracies - Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Politics and Culture

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: History, Ancient Studies, Political Sciences
English only
Winter semester: 15 Jul
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


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree with the subject history, political science, sociology or a comparable subject, or a comparable first professional qualification.

GPA Rate 2.50
GPA Comment

At least the grade "good" (2.5).

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min C1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:March 01 (German)March 01 (EU)March 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:
Spring semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

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

Application Documents

Application documents (as PDF):

  1. Short resume (English).
  2. Certified copies of your university entrance qualification.
  3. Certified copies of university certificates/university diplomas with an overview of achievements.
  4. Document for converting the grade according to the Bavarian formula.
  5. Proof of language proficiency in English (see language requirements). If the language of instruction in your bachelor's degree was English, proof from your university is sufficient.
  6. A letter of motivation in the amount of 750 to 1000 words in English, with information about professional qualifications, personal motivation for the course with a professional-scientific perspective, and desired professional goals.
  7. An exposé about research ideas for the potential master's thesis of the applicant in the amount of 2000 to 2500 words in English, which must meet scientific standards (including plagiarism declaration).
  8. A letter of recommendation from a university lecturer in English.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website