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Ethics - Economics, Law and Politics

Ruhr University Bochum

24 months
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This Ethics - Economics, Law and Politics degree programme at Ruhr University Bochum is unique, because it integrates both the normative competence of practical philosophy and social ethics and the descriptive knowledge of political science, law and economic science in a future-oriented manner and provides the foundation for interdisciplinary research and application-oriented studies.


Key Features 

The Ethics - Economics, Law and Politics programme from Ruhr University Bochum provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields

  • poverty and global justice
  • ethics of the financial markets and responsibility of banks
  • ethic aspects of governance and administration
  • Climate and Energy Ethics

Programme Structure

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects:

  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Law
  • Economics


Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:

an interdisciplinary frame of mind, good English-language skills

... enjoy:

ethical issues and the empiric principles thereof

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your higher education entrance qualification is your school leaving certificate or a degree you have either already started or completed. In order to be able to study at Ruhr-Universität, you must provide proof of a higher education entrance qualification that is recognised in Germany. 
  • On the DAAD website or at anabin you will find further information and databases that provide you with information on the recognition of your higher education entrance qualification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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  • EU/EEA

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) does not charge tuition fees. The students must only pay a semester contribution fee of about €330 per semester. 

Living costs for Bochum

680 - 930 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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