Admission requirements

Admission requirements for the Master Integrative Social Science are a successfully completed (Bachelor) degree program with a final grade of at least 2.7 and proof of sufficient English language skills.

In terms of content, the Master is open to all graduates who hold a Bachelor's degree in Integrative Social Science or an equivalent degree. Equivalent degrees are those with social science content.

The Master's program is also open to graduates of non-social science programs. According to the special requirements, studies may be opened only for certain concentrations.

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Enrollment is possible for the summer and winter semester.

The application deadline is 28.2. or 31.8. of each year. In order to process your application, we need a certified copy of your degree certificate showing your final grade. If you do not have your degree certificate at that time, a letter from your examination office confirming your expected final grade as at least 2.7 is also sufficient.

In addition to the degree certificate, proof of sufficient English language skills must be enclosed. The following certificates are accepted:

- TOEFL: 213 computer based, 80 internet based

- IELTS: 6.0

- Cambridge Certificates: First certificate in Engl. (FCE), Certificate in Advanced Engl. (CAE) and Certificate of Proficiency in Engl. (CPE)

- TELC: English B2

- DAAD language certificate English or language courses of the VKB: Level B2 or an otherwise passed English course at level C.

No proof of English is necessary if a) English is the native language or b) at least 1 course of study has already been completed in English.


Information about the application process can be found here.

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