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Science and Technology Studies - Economies, Governance, Life

Goethe University Frankfurt

24 months
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About

The Science and Technology Studies - Economies, Governance, Life programme offered by Goethe University Frankfurt introduces students to the international research program “Science and Technology Studies” (STS). 

Overview

The Science and Technology Studies - Economies, Governance, Life programme offered by Goethe University Frankfurt  draws connections across disciplinary boundaries, linking cultural anthropology with sociology and human geography. Exemplary fields in which students can specialize include global economies, the development of digital technologies, infrastructures, governance, human-environment relations and biomedicine.

Career

Graduates are trained for employment in organizations, government institutions, tertiary education, corporate settings and academic research, working in fields such as Research & Development, consultancy, policy-making, technology assessment, usability research, knowledge management, media, public relations and transnational governance. Graduates from the MA program may also embark on a Ph.D. project to further develop their academic career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Intersections
  • Technologies of Governance, 
  • Markets and Cultures 
  • Economies of Life

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
87

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
87

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entrance qualification 
  • A six-semester Bachelor’s Degree in either Cultural Anthropology/European Ethnology, Human Geography, or Sociology (180 Credit Points) 
  • Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree from other disciplines in the Humanities, Natural Sciences, Economics, Technical Sciences or Information Sciences can only be admitted when their degree is considered equivalent to the above-mentioned degrees by the Admissions Committee
  • For BA degrees attained outside of Germany, the same regulations apply.
  • Good working knowledge of German (B1) is recommended for daily communication at the university (no certification needed).
  • The motivation letter shall describe your motivation for pursuing the Master’s degree. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Semester fee: 369 EUR

Living costs for Frankfurt am Main

941 - 1519 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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