Study Anthropology in Germany: 10 Universities with 11 English Degree Programs

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

Updated: 02-09-2023 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

The broad category of Anthropology allows you to see in one place all Germany has to offer in terms of studying human history from a comparative, scientific, and social perspective outside of the simultaneously broader and more confining umbrella of "History". Learn and analyze our past from a multitude of perspectives and choose your path from among this broader collection of approaches and foci. For more of a deep dive into specific aspects of modern culture or specific cultures generally, also check out our "Cultural Studies" subject page.

Overview

masters
11

Study Programs in English

universities
10

Universities

ranking
8

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (7 programs for EU citizens, 5 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 4,020 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between March 31 and September 30

Summer Semester

between June 15 and July 15

View all 11 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Anthropology

#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
#78Times Higher Education Ranking
University of Tübingen

public University

No. of Students: approx. 28,000 students

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

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #151-200, QS World University Rankings #177
#84Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
University of Bonn

public University

No. of Students: approx. 37,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Times Higher Education Ranking #112, QS World University Rankings #226

Tuition Fees

7
5
2
1
1
0

2 English Degree Programs for Anthropology in Germany

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)
27.3% local admission restriction (local NC)
54.5% no admission restriction
18.2% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

63.6% directly at University
27.3% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
9.1% via uni-assist

2 English Degree Programs for Anthropology in Germany

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

6.5 (3 programs )

Minimum:

70 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (2 programs )

Maximum:

6.5 (3 programs )

Maximum:

90 (2 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

6.5 (3 programs )

Maximum:

6.5 (3 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

70 (1 program )

Maximum:

90 (2 programs )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (2 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (1 program )

2 English Degree Programs for Anthropology in Germany

Program Features

4-6 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Beginning

Winter intake

72.7%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

27.3%

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

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Heidelberg University

public University · No. of Students: 28,000

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

LL.M. (Master of Laws)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

HMKW Hochschule für Medien, Kommunikation und Wirtschaft

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 2,100

Program Fees: € 4,020

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Leipzig University

public University · No. of Students: 30,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

University of Bayreuth

public University · No. of Students: 13,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

University of Bonn

public University · No. of Students: 37,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Ed. (Master of Education)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

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