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Public History

- Master´s programs

Department of History and Cultural Studies
History – Friedrich-Meinecke-Institute
Prof. Dr. Paul Nolte
Koserstr. 20
14195 Berlin
+49 30 838 56801 und +49 30 838 56802

For admittance to the master’s program applicants need to fulfill the following admission requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in history or a related field or an equivalent degree.

  • Proof of English language skills (level B2 CEFR).

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.

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

The master’s program seeks to instill an awareness of the presentation of historical content and problems of modern history in forms adapted to the media and publicity. The program not only poses academic questions, but also addresses aesthetic, political, and commercial dimensions of the engagement with history. In the program, students obtain theoretical competence in terms of the principles of how historical culture and historical learning operate, and acquire practical abilities such as presentation techniques and project management.

1st Semester Admissions
Restricted admission
Admission for Higher Semesters
Unrestricted admission (for 3rd semester for winter semester, for 2nd and 4th semester for summer semester)
Program Start
Winter semester
Master of Arts (M.A.)
4 semesters
Starting your study program