Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Joint MA - European History

Application at Humboldt

For information about the application at other universities, please consult the general website of the JOINT MA in Euopean History 


  • The programme starts ONLY in the winter!


--> Slots are limited, only five students are accepted each year!


Admission Requirements

  • Admission Requirements

    1.) BA degree in the humanities (including political science, the social sciences, law, communications, media, journalism)

    - please note:  A history minor in the BA (60 ECTS credits) increases your chances of being accepted into the programme

    - The final grade of the BA and the language certificates are essential for a successful application (you can find the previous numerus clausus/GPA listings here)


    2.) Knowledge of 3 languages:

  • 1. English C1 here
  • 2. German B2: More Info on UNi-Assist: Here in German und here in English
  • Goethe Zertifikat, Sprachenzentrum HU and state accredited Language schools, etc.
  • 3. Another modern European language A2 --> each official European language will be accepted
  • for example: certificate from a language school/test at the "Sprachenzentrum" of the HU/Native speaker or at least 10 CP at a German University in German courses, etc.

German applicants 


      Comparison of European grades

International applicants

  • per "Uni-Assist" here
  • - You have to apply online at Uni-Assist AND on paper during the application period !

    - You need to send your application to the Uni-Assist address, not to Humboldt !

    - More useful information for international applicants here