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University of Greifswald


History and Culture of the Baltic Sea Region

Subjects: History and Culture of the Baltic Sea Region,History,Culture,Baltic Sea Region

M.A. | Master of Arts

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

💶  Cost per Semester
125 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The master's degree program "History and Culture of the Baltic Sea Region" is a dynamic, interdisciplinary, and international course of study. It focuses on a region known for its intricate historical, cultural, and linguistic landscapes, as well as its stability and prosperity. Students delve into the diverse cultures, histories, languages, and literatures of the Baltic Sea region, covering Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Russian, Polish, Low German, and German. The program emphasizes the relationships between these countries, cultures, and languages. It is integrated into the university's research focus on "Cultures of the Baltic Sea Region" and is linked to the Interdisciplinary Center for Baltic Sea Research (IFZO) within the Faculty of Humanities. The curriculum provides a solid interdisciplinary foundation through compulsory courses, while offering significant flexibility in elective areas, language practice, and a semester abroad. This flexibility allows students to tailor their studies to their interests. The semester abroad is a distinct module and a core component of the program. Numerous international partnerships with participating institutes provide a wide array of opportunities for students to customize their stay and specialize their studies.

Program Information

Study Location Greifswald
Start Semester Summer, Winter
Study Form Part-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 125 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
⏱️ Application Start Winter

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Language Requirements

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Knowledge of English (B2 level, testified by certificates such as FCE, TOEFL (CBT) 213, TOEFL (IBT) 80, TOEFL (PBT) 550, TOEIC 785, IELTS 6.0 or at least seven years of classes in English as a foreign language at school) is a necessary requirement. Basic knowledge of German (A1) is desirable, but not a necessary precondition to enrol in the study programme. Students with no or limited knowledge of German are advised to take courses in German as a foreign language as part of their study programme (modules language skills I and II). Students with advanced skills in German (B2 or higher) can also take courses in other languages of the Baltic Sea region, including Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Polish or Russian.

Qualification Requirements

In order to study this Master's programme at the University of Greifswald, the applicants must hold a BA degree or equivalent academic qualification (successfully finished three-year full-time study programme) and have sufficient proficiency in English. As the focus of the course programme is on history and cultural studies (including languages and literatures), we invite applicants from these fields of study. However, application is also possible for students from other disciplinary backgrounds

Document Requirements

online application form for admission on online portal Uni Assist CV a copy of your passport your secondary school leaving certificate if applicable, academic records (with list of subjects and grades) and degree certificates (final certificate, with list of subjects and grades) proof of German language proficiency proof of English and/or other language skills (if required for the subject, see subject information in the application portal) TestAS certificate (test for foreign students/study ability test) – (only applicable to applicants for first semester of Medicine and Dentistry) copy of aptitude test (only applicable to applicants for Fine Arts, Music and Sacred Music) letter of motivation (only applicable to applicants for M.Sc. Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation) applicants from China, India, Vietnam: APS certificate (check of the authenticity of educational biographies and certificates by the corresponding German embassy)

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
Application directly at the University,
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