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Public History

- Master´s programs

Department of History and Cultural Studies
History – Friedrich-Meinecke-Institute
Contact
Prof. Dr. Paul Nolte
Address
Koserstr. 20
14195 Berlin
Fax
(030) 838-568 06

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 admission is limited.

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The master’s program seeks to instill an awareness of the presentation of historical content and problems of modern history in forms adapted to the media and publicity.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
Limited admissions
Admission for Higher Semesters
Limited admissions (for 3rd semester for winter semester, for 2nd and 4th semester for summer semester)
Application and Registration Period
Only for 1st semester: April 15 – May 31 (for winter semester), only for higher semesters: July 1 - August 15 (for winter semester), and January 1 - February 15 (for summer semester)
Program Start
Winter semester
Language
German
Degree
Master of Arts (M.A.)
Duration
4 semesters