Application and selection procedures

The Freie Universität Berlin and the Technische Universität Berlin offer the Postgraduate Programme “European Studies” for the academic year 2017/2018. One academic year – 1st October until 30th September – consists of two semesters. Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be awarded the academic title "Master of European Studies" (M.E.S.). Starting with the winter term 2017/2018, all courses are held in English.

Duration: Two semesters / one year (full-time) or four semesters / two years (part-time)
Fees: 4500,- Euro/ semester (full-time), excl. registration fees 2500,- Euro/ semester (part-time), excl. registration fees
Degree: Master of European Studies (M.E.S.)
Start: Winter Semester (1 October 2017)
Location: Berlin
Language of Instruction: English

Admission requirements

  • Above-average university degree (BA)
  • Very good command of English (C1)
  • Work experience after completion of first academic qualification (including internships)

Application procedure

Applications for the academic year 2017/18 will be accepted via email to between 1 December 2016 and March 2017. Furthermore, we kindly ask you to submit only one PDF-file. Please merge multiple documents to one file! A complete application consists of:

  • Cover / motivational letter
  • CV (tabular form)
  • Copy of university degree(-s)
  • Copy of high school degree
  • Proof of required language skills
  • References from previous employers
  • Two academic references

University degrees may be submitted later if need be, however, not later than the beginning of October 2017. This must be indicated in the application file! 

Applications have to be addressed until March 2017 to:

Chairperson of the Admission Committee
Postgraduate Master of European Studies
Prof. Dr. Georg Meran
Otto-von-Simson-Str. 3
D - 14195 Berlin

via email to

For further information please contact:

Carina Breschke
Programme Coordination
Otto-von-Simson-Str. 3
14195 Berlin

Tel: +49 (0)30 838 53433
Fax: +49 (0)30 838 4 58475


Application procedure - at a glance

1 December 2016 Start of the application process
March 2017 Deadline for applications
  Pre-selection of applicants
April 2017 Personal Interviews in Berlin
Presumably end of April Letter of acceptance or rejection