Study Ethnology in Germany: 8 Universities with 9 English Degree Programs

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

Updated: 09-30-2022 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Ethnology studies the characteristics of different peoples and the relationships between them. Students learn to understand the complexities around cultural nuances, social backgrounds, and the historical nature of nations and peoples in their times. This means a deep dive into inquiring origins, languages, customs, and institutions, making this a challenging and rewarding field for future graduates.

Overview

masters
9

Study Programs in English

universities
8

Universities

ranking
8

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (9 programs for EU citizens, 5 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 1,500 per semester (9 programs for EU citizens, 4 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between September 30 and July 15

Summer Semester

between March 15 and June 15

View all 9 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Ethnology

#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

Tuition Fees

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2 English Degree Programs for Ethnology 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)
33.3% local admission restriction (local NC)
55.6% no admission restriction
11.1% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

88.9% directly at University
11.1% via uni-assist

2 English Degree Programs for Ethnology in Germany

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

6.5 (1 program )

Minimum:

70 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (3 programs )

Maximum:

100 (2 programs )

Maximum:

C1 Advanced (CAE) (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

6.5 (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (3 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

70 (1 program )

Maximum:

100 (2 programs )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

Maximum:

C1 Advanced (CAE) (1 program )

2 English Degree Programs for Ethnology in Germany

Program Features

3-4 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Beginning

Winter intake

66.7%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

33.3%

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

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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)

Paderborn University

public University · No. of Students: 19,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

TU Dortmund University

public Technical University · No. of Students: 32,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

University of Freiburg

public University · No. of Students: 24,000

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Ed. (Master of Education)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

University of Rostock

public University · No. of Students: 13,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

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