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University of Hamburg


Politics, Philosophy & Economics

Subjects: Politics, Philosophy & Economics,Politics,Philosophy,Economics

M.Sc. | Master of Science

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

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

Course description

The School of Economics and Social Sciences at Universität Hamburg offers a two-year master’s program in politics, economics, and philosophy. This English-language program starts each winter semester. It dives deep into how individuals and groups make decisions, viewed through the lenses of politics, economics, and philosophy. Students tackle problems in areas like politics, corporate governance, and international relations. They apply insights from these three disciplines to find solutions. The program is rigorous and research-focused, emphasizing modern theories and methods in political science, economics, and philosophy. This program equips students with the skills to analyze and solve complex issues. It prepares them for challenges in various fields by blending knowledge from politics, economics, and philosophy. The approach is thorough, ensuring students are well-versed in contemporary theories and practices.

Program Information

Study Location Hamburg
Start Semester 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 332 EUR
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Language Requirements

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Revised TOEFL Paper-delivered Test: at least 22 points per skill (Reading, Listening, Writing) TOEFL internet-based test (test date scores): at least 92 points with at least 22 points per skill (Listening, Writing, Speaking, Reading) International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Academic: Overall Band Score with at least 6.5 (Good Competent User) with at least 6.0 per skill Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) Cambridge Higher Business English Certificate (BEC)

Qualification Requirements

Applicants must have completed a first university degree (e.g., Bachelor degree or equivalent of at least 180 ECTS) in one of the following fields of study: Political Science Economics Philosophy Applicants must demonstrate that at least 60% or its ECTS equivalent (108 ECTS from 180 ECTS) of their first university degree is in one of the above-named fields of study. Applicants with a first degree in PPE (or similar) should consult the FAQs (see Questions Regarding Admissions Requirements). Applicants with a first university degree in Economics must provide evidence for the successful completion of the following courses: mathematics, statistics and econometrics with an equivalent of at least 15 ECTS, advanced courses in economics with an equivalent of at least 24 ECTS.

Document Requirements

Degree certificate or provisional Transcript of Records: Please highlight the courses, which are mandatory for admission (see admission 3 FAKULTÄT FÜR WIRTSCHAFTS- UND SOZIALWISSENSCHAFTEN requirements). If you are still studying when you apply and cannot yet provide a final certificate containing your grades, please submit your current Transcript of Records confirming your provisional grade point average (GPA). You will then need to submit your degree certificate by the end of the first semester of your master’s program. Please make sure, that the grading scale of your first degree is available on your degree certificate or the current transcript of records. If the grading scale is not clear on these documents, please submit another proof of the grading scale of your first degree. • Proof of English language skills: Applicants who, at the time of their application, are not able to prove their English language skills as listed above, must provide a proof of their registration for the next possible test date (e.g. print-out of the online registration). In this case, the deadline for late-submission of the test results will be postponed until 31 May. For late submission, use this link: • Letter of motivation (500 words max., in English) • Two letters of recommendation from a university lecturer in your first degree program.

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