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Study German Studies in Germany: 3 Universities with 4 English Degree Programs

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

Updated: 02-28-2024 | Reading Time: 4 minutes

German Studies is an interdisciplinary field focusing on the language, culture, history, and societal contributions of German-speaking countries. This discipline encompasses a wide range of topics, from the study of German language and literature to the exploration of political and social developments in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Students learn about major literary works, historical events, philosophical ideas, and contemporary societal issues. The curriculum often includes German language proficiency, film studies, and cultural analysis. Skills developed include critical thinking, intercultural communication, and language mastery. Graduates find opportunities in international relations, education, translation, cultural organizations, or any field requiring a deep understanding of German language and culture.

Overview

masters
4

Study Programs in English

universities
3

Universities

ranking
2

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (2 programs for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Maximum:

€ 3,475 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between July 15 and July 15

Summer Semester

between and

View all 4 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in German Studies

#74Times Higher Education Ranking
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

public University

No. of Students: approx. 36,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 - € 2,500 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #128

Tuition Fees

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3 English Degree Programs for German Studies 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)
50% local admission restriction (local NC)
25% no admission restriction
25% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

50% directly at University
0% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
50% via uni-assist

1 English Degree Program for German Studies in Germany

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

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Minimum:

79 (1 program )

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Maximum:

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Maximum:

79 (1 program )

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IELTS Band

Minimum:

(0 programs )

Maximum:

(0 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

79 (1 program )

Maximum:

79 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

(0 programs )

Maximum:

(0 programs )

Program Features

4-4 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Laws

Master of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

50%

Summer intake

25%

Winter & Summer intake

25%

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

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

public University · No. of Students: 36,000

Program Fees: € 0 - € 2,500

LL.M. (Master of Laws)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Steinbeis University - Schools of Next Practices

private (state-approved) University · No. of Students: 6,400

Program Fees: € 3,475

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

University of Siegen

public University · No. of Students: 18,000

Program Fees: € 0

LL.M. (Master of Laws)