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University of Cologne


Sociology: Social Research

Subjects: Sociology: Social Research,Sociology,Social Research

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
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💶  Cost per Semester
304 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

Sociology and social research at the University of Cologne is a theory-based, empirically oriented subject. The course focuses on sociological theories, methods, and statistics used in the social sciences. It equips students with the knowledge, skills, and methods needed to conduct research, critically assess results, and work responsibly. The program addresses the evolving demands of the job market. In 2019, the University of Cologne's sociology program was ranked number 1 in Germany for the second consecutive year in the ARWU/"Shanghai Ranking".

Program Information

Study Location Cologne
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 304 EUR
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Language Requirements

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English language skills (TOFEL IbT 80, IELTS 6.5)

Qualification Requirements

Application in the case of unfinished Bachelor studies: In cases where present Bachelor studies have not been fully completed, application is permitted if the candidate has earned at least 80% of the required credits and will have achieved the remaining results by 30 September at the latest. The specific admission criteria governing the designated course of study must already have been fulfilled on the basis of the exam results available at the time of application. overall grade of at least 2.7 (German grade) in the Bachelor's degree Fulfilment of the following subject-related requirements at least 18 ECTS in the field of Sociology or Social Psychology at least 12 ECTS in the field of Methods in Quantitative Social Sciences, Applied Quantitative Empirical Social Research, or Statistics

Document Requirements

(translated) bachelor's certificate and transcript of records | Please submit your graduation certificate and the overview of subjects and grades for your bachelor's degree. No parts of the certificate or individual pages may be missing. In order for uni-assist to calculate your grades, you need the official grading system that your university uses for your degree. More information can be found here . (translated) university entrance qualification | This can consist of your school certificate such as your Abitur or high school diploma. Proof of English previously listed documents in the original language | Only if the original document is not available in English or German. You can find information about certifications and translations on this uni-assist website . only for applicants with a Chinese (except Hong Kong) or Vietnamese bachelor's certificate | Original APS certificate. Certified copies of the APS certificate will not be accepted! Country-specific documents | Please check whether you need to submit any additional documents depending on your country of origin. not compulsory, but useful for the uni-assist assessment: (translated) Diploma Supplement

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
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