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Study Humanities in Germany: 109 Universities with 371 English Study Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2021/2022)

Updated: 04-23-2021 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

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

masters
371

Study Programs in English

universities
109

Universities

ranking
51

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

0,- € (288 programs for EU citizens, 244 programs for Non-EU)

Maximum:

14,875 € per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadline

Winter Semester

between April 27 and April 15

Summer Semester

between April 30 and March 31

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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,- € - 3,250 € (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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5 English Degree Programs for Humanities in Germany

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2020/2021

Summer Semester 2021

Open Programs

322 Programs

10 Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
29.6% local admission restriction (local NC)
45% no admission restriction
25.4% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

71.2% directly at University
28.8% via Uni-Assist

5 English Degree Programs for Humanities in Germany

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

4.5 (1 program)

Minimum

61 (1 program)

Minimum

B1 Preliminary (PET) (1 program)

Maximum

8 (3 programs)

Maximum

115 (1 program)

Maximum

FCE Grade A (2 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

B1 Preliminary (PET) (1 program)

Maximum

FCE Grade A (2 programs)

5 English Degree Programs for Humanities in Germany

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

Master of Public Administration

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Education

Bachelor of Engineering

Beginning

Winter intake

62.8%

Summer intake

3.2%

Winter & Summer intake

33.7%
0.3% no information provided

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

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accadis Hochschule Bad Homburg | University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of applied sciences · No. of Students: 550

Program Fees: 6,600 €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

AMD Academy Fashion & Design

private (state-approved) Academy of fine arts · No. of Students: 1,600

Program Fees: 4,350 €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Bard College Berlin

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

Program Fees: 14,875 €

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)

Berlin School of Popular Arts

private (state-approved) University of applied sciences · No. of Students: 600

Program Fees: 4,680 € - 5,400 €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

B.Mus. (Bachelor of Music)

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