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Postgraduate Programme in European Studies, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
Berlin, Germany
The Postgraduate Master of European Studies in Berlin is a one-year full time/two-year part time MA programme that equips a class of approximately 25 students with an in depth, interdisciplinary knowledge about the European Union.
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In a unique cooperation, Freie Universität Berlin and Technische Universität Berlin have jointly offered the programme since 1998. The curriculum is geared towards students interested in developing EU-related expertise for subsequent employment in public administration, non-governmental organisations or business. On-the-job experience and networking are integral elements of the programme.

The Postgraduate Master of European Studies in Berlin offers you:

  • A one year full-time postgradual Master programme, academic degree: Master of European Studies (M.E.S)
  • Practice-oriented education via internships, excursions and teaching staff
  • An international and interdisciplinary approach: our teaching is comprised of legal, economic, political, and cultural sciences, and an international and motivated student and faculty body
  • Berlin as an ideal and strategic location to study European Integration: as Germany´s capital and connecting point between Eastern, Western and Central Europe, it is one of the main stages for political and cultural activity, and seat of many national and international organisations and institutions

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Institutional foundations of European Integration
  • The EU as a Legal Community 
  • The EU as a political community
  • The EU as an Economic Community 
  • Selected Issues of European Integration
  • Interdisciplinary Skills
  • Practical application 
  • Master thesis and oral defense 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Application period: January to March

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Admission requirements

  • Above-average university degree (BA)
  • Very good command of English (C1)
  • Work experience after completion of first academic qualification (including internships)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Fees: 2500,- €/ semester (part-time), excl. registration fees (approx. 300€/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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