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East European Studies

Freie Universität Berlin

24 months
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The Master of Arts in East European Studies at Freie Universität Berlin is concerned with the research-oriented analysis of the developments in Southeastern and East-Central Europe, Russia and Eurasia. Students receive the opportunity to approach the complex subject of East European research from different perspectives.


We offer a master degree in East European Studies at Freie Universität Berlin.

Key Features 

  • One the one hand, they gain introductory and in-depth knowledge in at least one of the five disciplines offered at the Institute of East European studies: history, sociology, culture, politics and economics. 
  • On the other hand, the students look closely into interdisciplinary issues of regional studies. 

Programme Structure

  • Research is focused on contemporary issues related to transformation processes in Eastern Europe and their historical, political and economic backgrounds. 
  • There are also research foci on cultural studies questions as well as on the exploration of ethno-national conflicts in East European and Eurasian space.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree with a share of at least 60 credit points in political science, sociology, economics, history or cultural studies. Should these ECTS be dispersed among the abovementioned disciplines, at least 40 ECTS must be completed in a single discipline.
  • Proof of English language skills (level B2 CEFR).

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Students do not pay any tuition fees, the university only charges semester fees and contributions each semester.

Living costs for Berlin

836 - 1340 EUR /month
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