Management and Counselling in European Education, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • English, German
University rank #151 (ARWU) ,
The Study Course Management and Counselling in European Education (MA) is a practice-oriented further education international study course offered by the Westphalia Wilhelms-University of Münster/Institute of Educational Science and the University of Zagreb/Faculty of Teacher Education.


The Study Course Management and Counselling in European Education (MA) is a practice-oriented further education international study course offered by the Westphalia Wilhelms-University of Münster/Institute of Educational Science and the University of Zagreb/Faculty of Teacher Education. The programme lasts 18 months and starts October 1st. 60 Credit Points are earned during the Course.

The Study is coordinated and conducted by the Center for European Education, an international teaching and research institution of the University of Zagreb/Faculty of Teacher Education and the University of Münster/Institute of Educational Science, Department of Educational and Social Sciences. Experts from European universities as well as professionals from economy, culture, educational and European policy cooperate at the Center.

The M.A. Study Management and Counselling in European Education (MA) was internationally accredited in 2009 by the German agency AQAS and the Croatian National Council for Higher Education as a Joint Degree Study of the University of Münster and the University of Zagreb.

The programme is taught by the teaching staff from various European universities, especially those cooperating in the network of the Center for European Education. The Center was developed and supported by a consortium consisting of teachers from 12 universities of 10 countries cooperating on the “Learning for Europe” project, supported by the EU TEMPUS III programme. The pilot phase of the Study was conducted in the academic year of 2008/09.

Programme Structure

The one-year international Master's Study Management and Counselling in European Education is divided in three study parts. The first two study periods consist of modules and respective one-month full-time attendance periods each. The timeframe of these study periods is the academic year 2012/2013. The third part of study ends in the first half of the academic year 2013/14.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in German
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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Academic Requirements

Admissions requirements

    • Completed university study in minimal duration of 4 years (240 ECTS)
    • Adequate work experience (in the field of education and pedagogy or education administration/education management)
    • In the case of a completed 3-year university study (180 CP), work experience of at least 1 year in a Study-relevant field is obligatory. The admission board will decide whether the demonstrated work experience corresponds to the 60 CP
    • Proficiency in German and English

Technological Requirements

Basic Internet skills and unlimited Internet access are required, as a large part of the Study is conducted over the Moodle platform.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Münster

  • 680 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


You are encouraged to apply for a scholarship with various organisations, foundations and institutions in your country. In this respect you should inform yourself which foundations or organisations/institutions in your country offer such possibilities. The international office of the university you attended could be a good address for such information. Scholarship sponsors publish on their websites applications timeframes and requirements.

The Center for European Education can procure contacts to some scholarship sponsors. The number of available scholarship varies and more information in this respect will be given in near future. If you would like to apply for a scholarship, please submit your application to the management board of the Center for European Education.

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