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Study Humanities in Germany: 147 Universities with 533 English Study Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2023/2024)

Updated: 02-08-2023 | 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
533

Study Programs in English

universities
147

Universities

ranking
52

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (345 programs for EU citizens, 295 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 18,250 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between February 15 and February 07

Summer Semester

between March 01 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) #48, QS World University Rankings #64
#38Times Higher Education Ranking
Technical University of Munich

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 47,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #50, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #52
#42Times 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) #57, QS World University Rankings #63
#74Times Higher Education Ranking
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

public University

No. of Students: approx. 36,000 students

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

QS World University Rankings #128
#78Times Higher Education Ranking
University of Tübingen

public University

No. of Students: approx. 28,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 - € 3,500 (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #151-200, QS World University Rankings #177

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3 English Degree Programs for Humanities in Germany

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Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2023/2024

Summer Semester 2023

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
30.6% local admission restriction (local NC)
42.8% no admission restriction
26.6% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

71.7% directly at University
3.9% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
25% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Humanities in Germany

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Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

4.5 (1 program )

Minimum:

61 (3 programs )

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (2 programs )

Maximum:

8 (2 programs )

Maximum:

115 (1 program )

Maximum:

FCE Grade A (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

4.5 (1 program )

Maximum:

8 (2 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

61 (3 programs )

Maximum:

115 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (2 programs )

Maximum:

FCE Grade A (1 program )

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Program Features

2-21 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Science

Master of Business Marketing

Master of Business Administration

Master of Laws

Master of Education

Master of Law and Business

Master of Public Administration

Master of Fine Arts

Master of Public Health

Master of Public Policy

Master of Theological Studies

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Education

Bachelor of Engineering

Professional Master

Beginning

Winter intake

64%

Summer intake

2.4%

Winter & Summer intake

32.3%
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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 - € 8,400

M.A. (Master of Arts)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences Berlin

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 4,200

Program Fees: € 2,105

M.A. (Master of Arts)

AMD Academy Fashion & Design

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

Program Fees: € 4,770 - € 5,190

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Anhalt University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 4,100

Program Fees: € 500 - € 750

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Bard College Berlin

private (state-approved) University · No. of Students: 300

Program Fees: € 11,050 - € 15,750

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

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