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Ruhr University Bochum

Bochum

Religious Studies

Subjects: Religious Studies,Religion

M.A. | Master of Arts

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

💶  Cost per Semester
360 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.07.

Course description

Bochum’s Centre for Religious Studies (CERES) offers a top-notch, research-driven infrastructure for the Master’s degree programme. This centre is deeply connected with various related disciplines, forming an interdisciplinary research network. Students can specialise in several fields, including the material history of religion, which covers six elective religious traditions. Other areas of focus are systematic religious studies, religious research, and applied religious studies. This setup ensures a comprehensive and focused academic experience.

Program Information

Study Location Bochum
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 360 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Start Winter
01.06.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.07.

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Application Requirements

Language Requirements

CEFR B2
IELTS 5.0
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT 72

All applicants need to prove very good proficiency in English, i.e. at least level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL). English from 5th grade until Abitur in Germany a minimum score of 72 in the internet-based TOEFL a minimum score of 5.0 in the IELTS a certificate of the language centre of Heidelberg University with "good" (2.0) or better

Qualification Requirements

a B.A. degree, language competencies in a source language relevant for religious studies (e.g. Hebraic, Korean or Sanskrit), basic understanding of socio-empirical methods

Document Requirements

Copy of the passport Proof of the passed language test (German) in an officially certified copy You can find a list of accepted proof of language proficiency here. Officially certified copy of school report (original language and a German or English translation) Degree certificate from the university in an officially certified copy (original language and a German or English translation) + list of individual grades Possibly proof of the completed university entrance examination (e.g. from Turkey, Lebanon, Iran, etc.) in an officially certified copy Possibly an officially certified copy of the assessment test to determine the eligibility of foreign applicants for studies at institutions of higher education in Germany (Feststellungsprüfung) APS certificate (only for applicants with certificates from China, Vietnam or India) Please note collective APS for other universities are not accepted!

Application Process

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Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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