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Furtwangen University


International Relations and Cultural Diplomacy

Subjects: International Relations and Cultural Diplomacy,Cultural Diplomacy,International,Relations

M.A. | Master of Arts

⏳  Duration
3 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
149 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
3,000 EUR
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

Graduates equipped with knowledge in "International Relations" can adeptly navigate the intricate scenarios emerging from our interconnected world. The "International Relations & Cultural Diplomacy" program, based in Berlin, offers profound insights into global politics, society, and economics, all through a lens of intercultural awareness. "Cultural Diplomacy" plays a crucial role in fostering and enhancing cooperation between diverse cultures. By combining "International Relations" and "Cultural Diplomacy," this program paves the way for new opportunities grounded in mutual understanding within a globalized context.

Program Information

Study Location Villingen-Schwenningen
Start Semester Summer, Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 3 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester 3,000 EUR
Cost per Semester 149 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
⏱️ Application Start Winter
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Application Requirements

Language Requirements

CEFR No information
IELTS No information
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT No information

To join the program, applicants must provide evidence of English proficiency enabling study in this language (i.e. B2 level of the CEFR and IELTS 6.0 or equivalent level in other tests)

Qualification Requirements

First degree (Bachelor, Master, Magister, Diploma or equivalent) For the regular programme (4 semesters): Bachelor's degree with minimum of 180 ECTS For the fast-track programme (3 semesters): Bachelor's degree with minimum of 210 ECTS OR minimum of one year's professional experience in a position of responsibility following graduation To join the program, applicants must provide evidence of English proficiency enabling study in this language (i.e. B2 level of the CEFR and IELTS 6.0 or equivalent level in other tests) Participation in a detailed introductory interview

Document Requirements

The following documents must be submitted in the application process: Official First Degree Diploma and Transcript: original documents or certified hard copies of the official First Degree Diploma and Transcript from the university that awarded the undergraduate degree (and graduate degree, if applicable). If the document was issued in a language other than English or German, a certified translation into one of the two languages must be submitted. Current undergraduate students can submit an application and participate in the application process by submitting a confirmation of their current studies and transcripts. Hard copies - for official admission, you must submit the hard copies of either the original documents or the certified copies. You may send scans in advance and bring the hard copies of the documents with you upon arrival in Berlin before the start of the course. Certified Copies - the copies of the documents above must be certified by a notary, embassy or equivalent. Passport and/or National ID Card Copy: a scanned copy of your passport photo identification page and/or of your National ID Card should be sent to the ICD. The information on your passport should be clearly legible. Motivation letter: a personal statement of at least 1, max. 2 pages (A4) explaining your motivation for undertaking the MA programme. Curriculum Vitae (Resumé): this should include information of your academic background (institutions attended, courses studied); your professional experience, if applicable; your interests; any awards or scholarships received and your full contact details. The curriculum vitae should be no longer than 2 A4 pages. Certificate of language proficiency: certification of language proficiency is required by applicants whose mother tongue is not English. If you have studied in English for at least 1 semester before or have worked abroad for at least one year in an English-speaking country, a certificate which attests to this fact will be sufficient. Otherwise proof of language proficiency by means of a certificate is required; minimum level is 60 points in TOEFL (iBT), or equivalent in other relevant tests (i.e. IELTS, TOEIC). Essay: a writing sample of between 2-5 pages on any topic related to the fields of the programme. Employment verification letters (only if you are applying for the fast-track programme and have less than 210 ECTS): letters confirming professional experience from the organization where you were employed, including start and finish dates (month and year) of the position, the area of employment, title and a brief description of responsibilities.

Application Process

Acceptance Interview Yes
Acceptance local admission restrictions Restricted
Application directly at the University
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