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Freie Universität Berlin

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

TransAtlantic Masters

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Global & European Studies, Political Sciences, English & American Studies
English & German
Winter semester: 15 Dec
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
TransAtlantic Master charges tuition fees. Students will be billed 5,000 $ (around 4,260 €) per semester. Tuition fees are payable to the University of North Carolina. Financial Aid is available.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) preferably in a relevant subject area (e.g. Political Sciences, History, International Relations, European Studies, American Studies, Economics, or modern languages).

Additional Qualification

GRE General Test scores are required for all applicants, except applicants who have been educated outside the US for both high school (e.g. German Abitur) and college or applicants who have studied UNC-CH EURO majors.

Language Requirements

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

min 79
Specification: With a minimum of 50 in each section.
min 7
CEFR German
min B1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
Please note: Core courses in Berlin are taught in German. Electives are chosen from the regular course catalog and will, therefore, be held in German or English. Students are expected to speak German at a level of B1.2 and/ or complete the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin online German test with at least 60 points.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
local admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

Necessary application documents:

  1. TAM Program Application.
  2. TAM Language evaluation(s).
  3. Statement of Purpose.
  4. Writing Sample.
  5. Three letters of recommendation.
  6. Official transcripts of all university/college-level coursework (transcript of records).
  7. GRE test scores.
  8. English language proficiency (see language requirements).
  9. Curriculum vitae.
  10. Financial Certificate (only applies to non-residents of the US and must be submitted only after being offered admission).

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website