Study Archaeology in Germany: 3 Universities with 4 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Updated: 02-27-2024 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Becoming an archaeologist means becoming an expert in studying human history by recovering and analyzing its artifacts, architecture, sites, and landscapes. It is both social science and a branch of humanities. If you are interested in the mysteries of our history, this might be the perfect subject of study for you! Learn the techniques and methodologies to approach surveying, excavations, and data analysis in this cross-disciplinary field of learning.

Overview

masters
4

Study Programs in English

universities
3

Universities

ranking
3

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (4 programs for EU citizens, 3 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 1,500 per semester (4 programs for EU citizens, 1 program for Non-EU citizens)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between June 15 and September 15

Summer Semester

between and

View all 4 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Archaeology

#83Times Higher Education Ranking
Freie Universität Berlin

public University

No. of Students: approx. 38,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #127
#89Times Higher Education Ranking
University of Tübingen

public University

No. of Students: approx. 27,000 students

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

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #151-200, QS World University Rankings #168

Tuition Fees

4
3
1
0
0
0

3 English Degree Programs for Archaeology in Germany

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2024

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
25% local admission restriction (local NC)
75% no admission restriction
0% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

50% directly at University
25% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
25% via uni-assist

1 English Degree Program for Archaeology in Germany

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

7 (1 program )

Minimum:

95 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (1 program )

Maximum:

100 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

7 (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (1 program )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

95 (1 program )

Maximum:

100 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (1 program )

Program Features

4-4 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

100%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

0%

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

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Freie Universität Berlin

public University · No. of Students: 38,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

University of Cologne

public University · No. of Students: 53,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

University of Tübingen

public University · No. of Students: 27,000

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)