Study Anthropology in Germany: 9 Universities with 10 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2022/2023)

Updated: 09-30-2022 | 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
10

Study Programs in English

universities
9

Universities

ranking
7

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 September 30 and July 31

Summer Semester

between June 15 and July 15

View all 10 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 2022/2023

Summer Semester 2023

Winter Semester 2023/2024

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
30% local admission restriction (local NC)
50% no admission restriction
20% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

80% directly at University
10% via uni-assist

2 English Degree Programs for Anthropology in Germany

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

6.5 (2 programs )

Minimum:

70 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (2 programs )

Maximum:

6.5 (2 programs )

Maximum:

90 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

6.5 (2 programs )

Maximum:

6.5 (2 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

70 (1 program )

Maximum:

90 (1 program )

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

80%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

20%

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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