Human Geography - Globalisation, Media and Culture, M.A. | Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz | Mainz, Germany
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Human Geography - Globalisation, Media and Culture

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The master's program in Human Geography - Globalisation, Media and Culture at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz focuses on renegotiating geographical relations between culture and society in the course of globalization processes.

Overview

Emphasis in the Human Geography - Globalisation, Media and Culture program at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz is placed on the following questions: How has the connection between culture, space and society that is communicated by the media been transformed in the global age, what challenges have arisen, and how can these problems be dealt with politically?

What you'll study

In the context of a general "spatial turn", media-sensitive cultural geography is a key discipline. As communication equipment is continuing to be miniaturized and mobilized, and we are experiencing a huge surge in mapping and geo-coded positioning in all areas of life, a new form of "a-whereness” is arising, meaning we are developing a completely renewed interest in spaces, regions and places. The geographical media content of the program is therefore devoted to empirically analyzing media-generated geographies and to socio-technically rearranging the relationship between space and media.

On the basis of their initial academic qualifications (such as a bachelor’s degree), students will develop advanced scientific analytical skills throughout the master's program. Students will have to complete versatile and innovative module exams, including making short films, podcasts and blogs. This will ensure that they also develop practical skills while creating these media products.

The degree program will appeal to graduates of all social and cultural disciplines who are interested in geography and in receiving a basic education in current cultural and theoretical approaches to the relationship between space and society and who are keen to deal with the current phenomena of global society in their own research projects.

Fields of work

Civil service: Public relations; business development; research; universities; municipalitiesPrivate sector: Public relations; market/opinion research; project manager in the media sector; consulting e.g. municipal consultants, regional consultants; specialist publishers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Globalisation and Geography
  • Globalisation and Media
  • Globalisation and Culture
  • Lecture Series
  • Digital Geography
  • Globalisation and Region: Research Workshop

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Student insurance

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must be able to present proof of having completed a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent degree either at a university in Germany or abroad:
  • a) in the subject of geography/ human geography with at least 130 credit points in geography modules
  • b) in the subject of geography with a physical-geographical focus or with less than 130 credit points in a geography-relevant subject or in the field of cultural or social science.
  • In the case of letter b), the examination board will decide on the geography relevance. If your degree fits to letter b) then you will be admitted to the program on the condition that you complete additional examinations and coursework from the bachelor’s degree in Geography amounting to a maximum of 30 credit points.
  • Proof of required English skills. The test will not be counted as valid if it was taken any longer than three years prior to the application deadline

Tuition Fee

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    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.

Johannes-Gutenberg-University does not charge tuition fees. However, you will have to pay a social fee of € 357.46 per semester.

Living costs for Mainz

710 - 1230 EUR /month
Living costs

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Human Geography - Globalisation, Media and Culture.

Available Scholarships

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Independent provider
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1300 EUR
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Fully Funded DAAD EPOS Scholarship
Merit-based

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DAAD
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Independent provider
Grant
934 EUR
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Leadership for Africa (Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda): Master's Degree Scholarships in Germany
Merit-based Need-based

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DAAD
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Independent provider
Grant
300 EUR
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The Deutschlandstipendium at German Universities
Merit-based

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German Government
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Independent provider
Grant
1200 EUR
Deadline
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Karl Schmidt Rottluff Scholarship
Merit-based

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Studienstiftung
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Independent provider
Grant
934 EUR
Deadline
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Study Scholarships - Master Studies for All Academic Disciplines
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DAAD
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Independent provider
Grant
500 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
EU Mobility Programme for Myanmar
Need-based

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Unknown
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Grant
1000 EUR
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DAAD-ACEH Scholarship of Excellence
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DAAD
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Grant
80 ZAR
Deadline
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DAAD-NRF Joint Scholarship Programme South Africa
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DAAD
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Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
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Independent provider
Grant
21000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
LSE Executive Global Master’s in Management Hinrich Foundation Scholarship
Merit-based

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Hinrich Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
1300 EUR
Deadline
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Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) • DAAD
Merit-based

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
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Independent provider
Grant
1200 EUR
Deadline
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Graduate School Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
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ServiceScape
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Smooth Movers
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Independent provider
Grant
934 EUR
Deadline
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Leadership for Africa (Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger and Senegal): Master's Degree Scholarships in Germany
Merit-based Need-based

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DAAD
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Independent provider
Grant
934 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Study Scholarships - Master Studies for All Academic Disciplines
Merit-based Need-based

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DAAD
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Grant
850 EUR
Deadline
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DAAD-TEV-Master's degree scholarships
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DAAD
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Independent provider
Grant
480 EUR
Deadline
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SBW Berlin Scholarship
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SBW Berlin
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Independent provider
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Various benefits
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International Sustainability Academy Scholarship
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International Sustainability Academy (ISA)
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Independent provider
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Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
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U.S. government
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Independent provider
Grant
649 EUR
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation
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Campus France
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Independent provider
Grant
500 EUR
Deadline
14 Jun 2024
Program to increase the mobility of students from German universities
Merit-based

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Campus France
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Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 EUR
Deadline
15 Sep 2024
ARGE Donauländer Scholarships
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Province of Lower Austria
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Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
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Leopold Figl Foundation
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Grant
33600 EUR
Deadline
01 Jul 2024
Mundus MAPP EMJM Scholarship
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Mundus MAPP
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Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
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Moving Mates
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Various benefits
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Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
14 Jun 2024
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
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Ayn Rand Institute
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Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
24 Apr 2025
Go Global MBA Scholarship
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educations.com
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
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educations.com
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Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
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Pinsky Law
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Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
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World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
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The Ramsay Centre
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Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
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Social Shifters
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Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
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Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
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European Commission
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Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
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ACES: The Society for Editing
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3000 USD
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AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
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MyUS
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2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
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Dermadry
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1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
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Verified Scholarships
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Dec 2024
PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
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PlagiarismSearch
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1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
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1000 USD
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31 Aug 2024
Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship
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Florida Rentals
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1000 USD
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30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
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IvyPanda
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965 USD
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Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
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500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
CryptoRunner Scholarship
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CryptoRunner
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55 GBP
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19 Jun 2024
IELTS Morgan Terry Memorial IATEFL Scholarship
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IELTS from 6 to 9
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