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We offer a master degree in East European Studies at Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich. The courses in the subject field History develop the historical dimensions of current problems in Eastern, East central and Southeastern Europe. The temporal horizon extends from the beginning of the 18th century down to the present. 


Key facts

Special emphasis is placed on the analysis of historical and contemporary antagonisms bound up with imperial and national principles of organization in Eastern Europe. 

The programme

The aim of the programme in East European Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich, is to render better comprehensible the historical development of imperial, national, religious and regional identities along with their meanings in and for the present. Other thematic foci are conflict research and the historical development of relations between Eastern and Western Europe viewed through the prisms of political history, economic history and the history of discourse.

Programme Structure

  • The aim of this four-semester interdisciplinary Elite Graduate Programme for East European Studies is to provide specialized regionally focused knowledge on Central, Southeastern and Eastern Europe. 
  • Students will be trained to analyse developments, patterns and situations in Eastern Europe and to embed these within a broader political, social, economic, historical and cultural framework. 
  • Along with professional knowledge in relevant disciplines and competence in one or more East European languages, students will be provided key skills that should enable them in future to assume responsible positions in the areas of politics and policy, economics, cultural affairs and science.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you are an international student, make sure to additionally send the required hardcopies to the Program. We recommend to send them until May 15. 


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • University admission qualification (generally Abitur certificate or equivalent school leaving certificate; where applicable: school leaving certificate in combination with a university entrance examination certificate or a certificate from a one-year higher education course or university certificate).
  • Updated CV. 
  • A copy of the bachelor’s certificate/diploma (or equivalent)
  • Transcript of records from the bachelor’s program, which includes all completed courses and obtained grades 
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Tuition Fee

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  • International

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

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

In practice, Ludwig-Maximilians-University charges a solidary fee of approx. Euro 150 per semester. 

Living costs for München

1078 - 1689 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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