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University of M√ľnster

Social Anthropology

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Cultural 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 University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a subject-related study program.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.

A course of study with at least 60 credit points in the courses of ethnology, ethnology, and cultural and social anthropology at a German or foreign university is relevant. A subject-related is a study in a neighboring social science or regional science course with a proportion of events in the field of social anthropology/ethnology with a volume of at least 60 credit points.

If an applicant demonstrates less than 60 credit points but more than 15 credit points from the field of social anthropology/ethnology through the courses mentioned above, the admission is subject to the requirement that before the start of the third semester, the Institute for Ethnology offers to take the exam (4 hours). Only after successfully passing the exam is the right to attend courses in the third and fourth semesters.

GPA Rate 2.30
GPA Comment

A grade of at least 2.3.

Language Requirements

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

CERF English
min C1
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
Proof is not required for applicants whose native language is English.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:May 01 (Non 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