266 Master's in Humanities

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

266

Master's in English

86

Universities

46

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

0,- € (220 programs for EU citizens, 186 programs for Non-EU)

Maximum:

9,667 € per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadline

Winter Semester

between August 15 and August 01

Summer Semester

between August 15 and August 01

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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,- € - 4,628 € (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 2020

Open Programs

56 Programs open for application

67 Programs open for application

Application Requirements

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Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
32% local admission restriction (local NC)
50% no admission restriction
18% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

74.8% directly at University
25.2% via Uni-Assist

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

4.5 (1 program)

Minimum

61 (1 program)

Minimum

0 (136 programs)

Maximum

8 (4 programs)

Maximum

115 (1 program)

Maximum

0 (136 programs)

IELTS Band

Minimum

4.5 (1 program)

Maximum

8 (4 programs)

TOEFL Scores

Minimum

61 (1 program)

Maximum

115 (1 program)

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

0 (136 programs)

Maximum

0 (136 programs)

Program Features

1 - 6 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 Business Law

Master of Fine Arts

Master of Theological Studies

Beginning

Winter intake

58.3%

Summer intake

3.8%

Winter & Summer intake

38%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Master's in Humanities

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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.Ed. (Master of Education)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

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)

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)

Chemnitz University of Technology

public Technical University · No. of Students: 10,000

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

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