European Culture and Economy (ECUE)

Ruhr University Bochum

M.A. On Campus
24 months
Tuition fee
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This European Culture and Economy (ECUE) programme from Ruhr University of Bochum is unique, because international students have the chance to gain an insight into and to study the complexity of Europe in an interdisciplinary manner, working in small groups of max. 35 participants.


This European Culture and Economy (ECUE) programme from Ruhr University of Bochum provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields

  • Europeanisation, Governance, Institutions and Policy Areas in the EU
  • International Institutions and Processes of Globalisation
  • Internationalisation and Transnationalisation
  • Societies, Cultures, Labour and Participation in Europe
  • European History and History of Economics
  • International Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
  • Energy Management and Law
  • Applied Ethics and Political Philosophy
  • Cultural Studies (Media, Literature, Language)


Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in project management and administration in international institutions and organisations
  • in project management in international enterprises
  • in PR, communication and marketing
  • in universities (research and administration)
  • in HR development and consulting

Programme Structure

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • in the fields of social science, cultural science, humanities and/or economics.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in German


120 ECTS


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.
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

  • Completed Bachelor’s studies of at least six semesters (minimum of 180 Credit Points) in humanities, cultural, social or economic sciences at a German university
  • Or a foreign Academic degree (B.A. or equivalent) in humanities, cultural, social or economic sciences (in this case the equivalence of your degree will be examined by the examination board ECUE)
  • Submission of an essay
  • Good to excellent final grade (minimum 2.3 according to the German grading system)
  • German and English language skills

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

RUB does not charge tuition fees. However, a semester contribution fee of approx. €332 must be paid before the start of every semester.


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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