1st Phase: 2 January – 1 March 2021
2nd Phase: 2 March – 20 May 2021
3rd Phase: 17 June – 25 July 2021
Depending on the capacity, application can be accepted until September 2021.
1. Proof of Bachelor’s degree
Bachelor’s degree in Humanities or equivalent degree, which is recognized at all partner universities. The degree shall contain at least 50 ECTS or an equivalent quantity in the field of German Studies.
2. Proof of German language proficiency at the level B2 of the Common European
Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The following certificates or equivalents are accepted: the Deutsche Sprachdiplom der KMK – level 2 – (DSD II), a certificate from the Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang ausländischer Studienbewerber (DSH 1), the Goethe- Zertifikat B2 (all variants accepted), telc Deutsch B2, the TestDaF certificate with at least four sections at level TDN 3, the Österreichische Sprachdiplom (ÖSD) B2, a certificate showing a passing grade on the Feststellungsprüfung for the subject German at a Studienkolleg or a higher education institution. The testing date may not be more than three years old at the time of application. If the student possesses a degree in a subject taught in German or a German university entrance qualification, the language requirement is considered to have been met.
3. Proof of English language proficiency at the level B1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
The following certificates or equivalents are accepted: a degree of a Higher education institution in an English-speaking program, Preliminary English Test (PET; University of Cambridge) or a higher level, IELTS (International English Language Testing System), at least 4,0 points, TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), 127 (computer-based test, CBT), 43 (internet-based test, IBT), 443 (paper-based test, PBT), Telc English B1. The testing date may not be more than three years old at the time of application. If the student possesses a degree in a subject taught in English, the language requirement is considered to have been met.
If you have questions about application requirements, application procedure and the costs of the programme, please contact one of the local coordinators.