Faculty of Humanities

Application for the "Master of Arts" study courses at the Faculty of Humanities


Application for summer semester 2018

Regular application period: October 02, 2017 - December 01, 2017
Applications have to be submitted via the online application portal. Paper documents are not required.
Submitting of admission/rejection letters: December 2017/January 2018.
First day of lectures: April 2018

    Applications for summer semester are accepted for the following MA programmes:
  • Egyptology and Coptic Studies
  • Ancient Oriental Studies
  • Ancient Cultures - Ancient History
  • Christian Archaeology and Byzantine Art History
  • Classical Archaeology (M.A.)
  • German Philology/German Studies
  • English Philology/English Studies
  • History
  • Indology
  • Iranian Studies
  • Comparative Literature
  • Greek Philology
  • Latin Philology
  • Art History
  • New German Literature
  • North American Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Romance Studies
  • Scandinavian Studies
  • Prehistory and Early History


Application for minor subjects in summer semester

You can apply for all minor subjects ("Modulpakete" 36 and 18 credits) also for summer semester. Excluded are the following minor courses: Intercultural German Studies 36 credits, Linguistics 36 and 18 credits as well as Scandinavian Languages 18 credits.

Important information for international applicants: You have to provide proof of sufficient German language skills if you wish to enrol in a Master programme at the Faculty of Humanities. A proof of German language proficiency has to be submitted by September 30th (application for winter semester) or by March 31st (application for summer semester) at the latest.

International applicants who don't speak German can apply only for master programs and minor subjects ("Modulpakete") which are taught in English:

  • East Asian Studies/Modern Sinology
  • English Philology
  • North American Studies
  • Anglophone Literature and Culture (minor subject)
  • Language in Focus: Linguistics and Medieval English Studies (minor subject)
  • Modern Indian Studies (minor subject)
  • Modern China (minor subject)


Application for winter semester 2018/2019

Regular application period: April 02, 2018 - June 01, 2018.
Applications have to be submitted via the online application portal. Paper documents are not required.
Submitting of admission/rejection letters: Approximately in July 2018
First day of lectures: October 2018


Application for winter semester 2018/19 - Intercultural German Studies

The programmes of the Department Intercultural German Studies have different deadlines. Please check the respective programme homepages (see link to Master of Arts programmes in the right column):

Intercultural German Studies/
German as a Foreign Language

  • Applications have to be submitted via the online application portal.
    Paper documents are not required.
  • Application period for applicants from non-EU countries:
    March 01, 2018 - April 30, 2018.
  • Application period for applicants from EU countries: May 01, 2018 - June 15, 2018.

Intercultural German Studies/Germany-China Application deadline: July 15, 2018. Applications for this Master program have to be submitted directly to the Department for Intercultural German Studies (not via the online application portal)