Study Humanities in Germany: 93 Universities with 318 English Study Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2020/2021)

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Often associated with past generations of influential thinkers the interdisciplinary English-language Master’s programs in the field of humanities offered by German universities are very attractive. Often, they connect these classic foundations and apply them pragmatically to deal with pressing and important issues of our societies today.

Overview

318

Study Programs in English

93

Universities

49

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

0,- € (262 programs for EU citizens, 220 programs for Non-EU)

Maximum:

10,000 € per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadline

Winter Semester

between December 15 and October 18

Summer Semester

between January 15 and October 18

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Top-ranked German Universities in Humanities

#32Times Higher Education Ranking
LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

public University

No. of Students: approx.51,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #52, QS World University Rankings #62
#43Times Higher Education Ranking
Technical University of Munich

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx.41,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #57, QS World University Rankings #61
#44Times Higher Education Ranking
Heidelberg University

public University

No. of Students: approx.28,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € - 1,500 € (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #47, QS World University Rankings #64
#70Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
University of Bonn

public University

No. of Students: approx.38,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € (per semester)

Times Higher Education Ranking #105, QS World University Rankings #255
#74Times Higher Education Ranking
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

public University

No. of Students: approx.35,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € - 4,260 € (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #121

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Tuition fees

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Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2020/2021

Summer Semester 2021

Open Programs

7 Programs open for application

114 Programs open for application

Application Requirements

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Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
31.8% local admission restriction (local NC)
48.7% no admission restriction
19.5% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

71.1% directly at University
28.9% via Uni-Assist

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

4.5 (1 program)

Minimum

61 (1 program)

Minimum

0 (158 programs)

Maximum

8 (3 programs)

Maximum

115 (1 program)

Maximum

0 (158 programs)

IELTS Band

Minimum

4.5 (1 program)

Maximum

8 (3 programs)

TOEFL Scores

Minimum

61 (1 program)

Maximum

115 (1 program)

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

0 (158 programs)

Maximum

0 (158 programs)

Program Features

1 - 8 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Science

Master of Business Administration

Master of Business Marketing

Master of Education

Master of Laws

Master of Law and Business

Master of Fine Arts

Master of Theological Studies

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Education

Bachelor of Engineering

Beginning

Winter intake

61.6%

Summer intake

2.8%

Winter & Summer intake

35.2%
0.3% no information provided

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Humanities

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Bard College Berlin

private (state-approved) University · No. of Students: 250

Program Fees: 0,- €

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

public University · No. of Students: 3,700

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.F.A. (Master of Fine Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Bielefeld University

public University · No. of Students: 25,000

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg

public Technical University · No. of Students: 7,300

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

Bremen University of Applied Sciences

public University of applied sciences · No. of Students: 8,600

Program Fees: 3,950 € - 4,300 €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

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