12 months
9800 EUR/year
9800 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The focus of the Master’s Degree in European Studies at the Hochschule Bremen - International Graduate Center is politics, economics/business, law and administration of Europe. Due to the uncertainties caused by the pandemic, you can easily start digital in case of visa delays or other circumstances and later switch to classroom teaching once you are on-site. You can attend courses online at any time, if required.

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You will gain a deeper understanding of the key challenges that the European Union, its member states as well as its international partners and business actors inside and outside the EU have to face.

The European Studies program from Hochschule Bremen - International Graduate Center offers you a comprehensive and up-to-date study of the economic, legal and political developments in the public sector and in private business, thus qualifying you to work in the EU institutions, the diplomatic service, the public sector of the member states or partner states of the EU or in private business or think tanks, interest groups or in lobbying.

Your benefits

  • Practice-oriented program
  • Close contact with EU representatives
  • Intensive seminar in Brussels
  • "Meet the Europeans" in Bremen
  • International network
  • Excursion to Berlin 
  • German (or European) language course 
  • International student assistance team on campus
  • Small scholarship opportunities

Career prospects

  • EU Institutions
  • International organizations/NGOs
  • Civil service/administrative authorities
  • Management/business
  • Diplomatic service
  • Think tanks
  • Interest groups
  • Lobbying
  • Academic career



Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Institutions, Policy-Making and Regions in the EU
  • EU Business Law
  • European Economic Integration
  • Management of Funds:
  • European Public and Private Management
  • The EU as a Global Player

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with 240 ECTS or equivalent (admission with fewer credits possible on condition of extra semester and/or internship)
  • In Public Policy, Business, Political Sciences, Law, International Relations or related fields
  • English proficiency (IELTS 6,0)
  • Usually one year of work experience
  • Funding of 8,800 euros (reduced, original price was 9,800 euros) for tuition fee and ~800 euros/month for living costs

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9800 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9800 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Secure your place of study with 1,000 Euro down payment before June 30th in order to receive up to 500 Euro discount.

Living costs for Bremen

738 - 1106 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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