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.
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.
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- Theoretical Intersections
- Technologies of Governance,
- Markets and Cultures
- Economies of Life
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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.
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
Semester fee: 369 EUR
Living costs for Frankfurt am Main
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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