For admittance to the master’s program applicants need to fulfill the following admission requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Korean studies/East Asian studies from Freie Universität Berlin or equivalent with credit points in Korean studies or other East Asian studies that correspond to the bachelor’s program in Korean studies/East Asian studies at Freie Universität Berlin.
Proof of English skills (level B2 CEFR) for applicants whose first language is not English and whose degree was not obtained at an institution of higher education where English was the language of instruction.
The DSH - or German Language University Entrance Exam for Foreign Students - is obligatory for all applicants whose first language is not German and who have earned their initial degree from a university (or equivalent institution) where the language of instruction is not German.
The focus of this program is a social sciences approach to Korea, enabling students to analyze Korea’s politics, economy, and society and place them in their various contexts. In addition, the program places a special focus on the analysis of gender relations in various social, political, and historical contexts. Students will acquire the ability to engage in independent scholarship in this field.