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Sociology - European Societies

Freie Universität Berlin

24 months
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The research-based program in Sociology - European Societies from Freie Universität Berlin concentrates on the description and analysis of the social aspects of Europeanization: To what extent are European nation states already integrated into a European community? Under which conditions is further integration possible?


In the focus are socio-cultural and cultural differences, similarities and conflicts in a comparative perspective. Changes of societies on a national level as a result of economic, political and social Europeanization will be analyzed. 

The Sociology - European Societies course from Freie Universität Berlin also considers Europe and Europeanization within a global context and in comparison to other regions of the world.

Career Opportunities

  • The course aims at qualifying students for positions in academic and science-related professions. 
  • It equips graduates for work within academic and political fields; for example, for positions in social science and research centers, international and particularly European Organizations, NGOs and governmental institutions. 
  • Additionally, the program enables graduates to teach at universities and other higher education institutions.

Programme Structure

The master’s program „Sociology – European Societies“ encompasses four study sections:

  • Basics 
  • Consolidation 
  • Specialization 
  • Completion 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree with a sociology component of at least 60 credit points.
  • Proof of proficiency in English (level B2 CEFR).

Tuition Fee

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  • EU/EEA

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Students do not pay any tuition fees, the university only charges semester fees and contributions each semester.

Living costs for Berlin

836 - 1340 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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