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Research Training Program

Humboldt University Berlin

M.A.
12 months
Duration
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About

The Research Training Program programme from Humboldt University Berlin is a one-year program particularly suited for research-focused students who are interested in subsequently completing a PhD in Germany.

Overview

The Research Training Program programme from Humboldt University Berlin is taught at the Institute of Social Sciences at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. 

Key facts:

During the two semesters, the MA RTP offers a deeper understanding of theory, contemporary research methods and debates within the social and political sciences. Students have the possibility to select courses most suitable to their own academic needs and objectives and will receive intensive supervision and counselling during the process of developing their individual profile. In addition, the program aims to help students to adjust easily to academic life in Germany, and provides help in getting access to language classes and special mentoring courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Design and Professional Development
  • Theories and Methods
  • Current debates in Social Sciences
  • Thesis Module

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Certification of Proficiency in German: level A1
  • A minimum of 20 ECTS in social and/or political science theory
  • A minimum of 10 ECTS in empirical social science research methods
  • Applicants must have overall 240 ECTS through a first university degree (Bachelor with 180 ECTS) and at least 1 year of MA or further BA education in political science, sociology or an adjacent discipline.
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      Free
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
    • EU/EEA

      Free
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
    • There are NO tuition fees at Humboldt University Berlin. Neither for German and EU students, nor for international students from other countries.

    Funding

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