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Historical Studies
Master of Arts

Short description

Short description

The M.A. programme in History can follow to a B.A. qualification in History and adresses students interested in scientific research.

Entry/Admission requirements

The M.A. programme in History is to be studied in four semesters. Prerequisite for the admission to the M.A. programme in History is an assessment of eligibility ("Nachweis der besonderen Eignung") which is regularly issued if an B.A. programme in History has been successfully completed with a sufficient overall grade. 

Programme content

In the M.A. programme in History the whole range of historical studies can be pursued while it is possible to concentrate on preferred epochs, methods or topics. The language of instruction is German.

Programme structure

The M.A. programme in History can follow to a B.A. qualification in History and is research-oriented. as well as it is designed to prepare for a professional career

Programme objectives/Career prospects

The M.A. programme in History prepares for a wide variety of possible jobs in media, education, information processing and public or private institutions. Imparting practical competence with a project seminar is an integrated part of the study programme.

Programme start:
Winter semester
Summer semester
Programme duration:
4 semesters
Language of instruction:
German (partially: English)
Application procedure:
Admission-free with aptitude assessment in the application portal
Closing date for applications:
Summer: 02.11.-01.06. / Winter: 02.05.-15.12.
Closing date for enrolment:
16/01/2024 - 05/04/2024
Closing date for re-registration:
16/01/2024 - 15/02/2024
Relevant documents:

Examination regulations

Module guide

Both available in German only.

Study programme contact:

Thorsten Pomian M. A.


Phone: +49 211 81-10764


Study programme/Department
SSC contact:

Student Services Center (SSC)
Building: 21.02 / SSC
Phone +49 211 81‐12345


For questions regarding the course of studies and for examination issues:

Student and Examination Administration
Contact Examination Administration

Student Services Center (SSC)

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