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University of Mannheim

Mannheim

Sociology

Subjects: Sociology

M.A. | Master of Arts

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

💶  Cost per Semester
169 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
6,750 EUR
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.05.

Course description

The master's program in Sociology at the School of Social Sciences offers a unique chance to study in an international setting at a prestigious university. This two-year, research-focused program leverages the School's expertise in empirical-analytical methods, especially in quantitative techniques and comparative research. Key study subjects include Family, Education & Work, Migration & Integration, Economy & Welfare State, and Social Inequality. All courses are conducted in English. The University of Mannheim, recognized as the top German institution in the Social Sciences and Management category by the QS World Ranking 2019, hosts this program. It has successfully passed a national accreditation process by evalag, valid until 31 July 2023. This ensures the program meets high academic standards and provides a robust educational experience.

Program Information

Study Location Mannheim
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 6,750 EUR
Cost per Semester 169 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information
⏱️ Application Start Winter
10.04.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.05.

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Application Requirements

Language Requirements

CEFR C1
IELTS 6.5
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT 90

Good English language skills certified by a higher education entrance qualification from a school with English as the language of instruction (e.g. A Levels) or a bachelor's degree from a higher education institution with English as the language of instruction and examination. Alternatively, one of the following language tests is required: Test of English as a Foreign Language – Internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT) with a score of at least 90 points The European Language Certificate (telc) -English University with Level C or better International English Language Testing System – Academic Test (IELTS) with an overall band score of at least 6.5 Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) with at least Level C Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) with at least Level C Continuous attendance of English classes throughout the German secondary school education with a minimum average of 11 points; the proof must not be older than five years Language certificat of the University of Mannheim Service and Marketing GmbH with at least (language) level C1 in the areas of Listening Comprehension, Writing, Speaking and Reading Comprehension

Qualification Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences or a degree in a related field, which was completed with a grade of at least “good” (German grade equivalent: 2.5). For international students, international guidelines for grading standards will be applied. If you have not yet completed your bachelor's program by the time of application, you must submit a current transcript of records proving you have obtained at least 130 ECTS credits (or equivalent). Your admission will be based on this document and is subject to receipt of your degree certificate by mid-October at the latest.

Document Requirements

Completed Application Form Current CV Digital photo Proof of English language proficiency High School Diploma Certificate & Transcript of Records of first degree Written confirmation of work experience & current employment Application video (via WeTransfer) Receipt of application fee (€99, non-refundable) APS for applicants with a first degree from China, India and Vietnam

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