The application deadline for the study intake in fall 2021 is on 28th February 2021. Do not forget to look out for external funding as soon as possible.

Application package

Candidates must submit a completed application packet (one pdf-file) consisting of the following documents to
1. Completed and signed application form (REQUIRED)

Available for download here: Application Form (Doc)

2. Résumé/CV (REQUIRED)

A current résumé including a chronological listing of employment and other significant activities must be submitted with any application.

3. Official transcripts (REQUIRED)

Applicants must submit an official transcript from each college or university in which they were enrolled for any period of time, showing all courses, grades and degrees received. Only transcripts that have been certified by the university where the degree was awarded will be accepted. In cases where the transcript is written in any language other than English or German, a certified translation of the transcript into English is required. Translated versions can be certified either by the originating university or an official national or international institution.

4. Evidence of a two-years working experience (REQUIRED)

Please submit work certificates/references. Relevant working areas you will find here: read more

5. A letter of motivation (REQUIRED)

A written statement, one to two pages in length, describing the motivation, area of proposed research, background, past work in the intended field of study, plans for further postgraduate study and any other information the applicant feels is relevant. Applicants who are currently registered in a postgraduate programme at another university should explain why they wish to change programmes.

6. For non-native English speakers, English language proficiency certificate. (REQUIRED)

Required is a sufficient proficiency in the English language at least at the level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), according to an acknowledged language test e.g. TOEFL, IELTS), or an equivalent certificate.

7. Other relevant documents to support your application (OPTIONAL)

Further certificates on professional expertise, additional certified transcripts in cases where additional academic credits were earned outside of degrees awarded, letters of recommendation

The Master Programme has one intake per year starting in October of each year.

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