Technical University of Munich

Science and Technology Studies

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: History, Ancient Studies, Philosophy
English only & German language course
Winter semester:  31 May
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent)  in one of the following fields: social sciences, psychology, the humanities, economics, STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics), life sciences, medicine or law.

Also, verification of the successful participation in a module (lecture, seminar, exercise module) in the methods and theories of social sciences amounting to 8 credits. If this prerequisite is unfulfilled, a respective module has to be completed subsequently within the first year of studies. Please note that the form "Verification of the Successful Participation in Modules on Methods and Theories of Social Sciences" needs to be filled out irrespective of whether proof can be provided or not (please tick the respective box on the form).

Language Requirements

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

min 6.5
min 88
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: With grades A, B or C.
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: With grades A, B or C.
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven by a GMAT with a score higher than 600 or via the language of instruction in an academic program (e.g. in a bachelor's) by submitting your transcript of records or your degree certificate as evidence (the language of instruction needs to have been English in more than 50% of the program). International students are required to provide proof of basic knowledge of the German language within the first year of their studies.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

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

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: Due to the Coronavirus the university has extended the application deadline for the master's programs to June 30th, 2020.
Summer semester:
In 45 hours free webinar
How to apply via Uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
Application Fee:
75 € for the first application, 30 € for each additional

Application Documents

  1. Application for admission (upload - signed).
  2. Degree certificate and diploma or subject and grade transcript of studies to date.
  3. Transcript of records.
  4. List of best credits.
  5. Form for proof of successful participation in either a lecture, seminar or project in the field of social-scientific methodology.
  6. Proof of English language proficiency (see language requirements).
  7. Letter of motivation.
  8. Essay.
  9. Complete and current résumé.
  10. Preliminary documentation (VPD) if the qualification for graduate studies (e.g. a bachelor's) is obtained outside the EU/EEA.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website