Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Master's degrees

The Master's degree is a postgraduate academic qualification based on completed undergraduate education. A formal application is required for all Master's courses. Information as from April 28, 2022.

Regulations on Access and Admission

You can find the specific entrance requirements, regulations and the enclosures (Allgemeine Anlagen) in ZSP-HU (only in German).

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Master's degree in alphabetic order

(Master of Education you find here)

A | B | CE | F | G | H | IL | M | O | P | Q | R | S | U | V

Course, SO und PO Accessible to WiSe and/or SoSe; NC Accessible to higher Semester; NC Contact Entrance Requirements

A

Adult Education/
Lifelong Learning
(M.A.)

SO and PO, 1st revision

WiSe; 
NC
NC

Stefanie Hoffmann
Tel.: +49 30 2093-66893
s.hoffmann@hu-berlin.de

Degree in humanities or social sciences
 

Special knowledge: see ZZR

African Studies (M.A.)


SO and PO

no offer
 

2nd and 3rd semester: no offer

4th semester:  no NC

Stefan Hoffmann
Tel.: +49 30 2093-66077
stefan.hoffmann@staff.hu-berlin.de

Degree in humanities, social or cultural studies

Special knowledge: none

Agricultural Economics (M.Sc.)
Language of instruction: English and German

SO and PO

WiSe;
no NC

no NC

Prof. Dr. Harald Grethe
Tel.: +49 30 2093-46810
grethe@hu-berlin.de

Degree in agricultural sciences or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

American Studies (M.A.)
Language of instruction: English

SO and PO, 1st revision

WiSe; 

no NC

no NC

Dr. Dorothea Löbbermann
Tel.: +49 30 2093-2250
dorothea.loebbermann@hu-berlin.de

Degree in American or English studies

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Art and Image History (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe;
NC
NC

IKB MA Course Advisory Service
Tel.: +49 30 2093-66213
ikbmastu@hu-berlin.de

Degree in art and image history or art history

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Asian/African Studies (M.A.)

SO and PO

 

WiSe; 
no NC

2nd  and 3rd semester: no NC

4th semester: no offer

Stefan Hoffmann
Tel.: +49 30 2093-66077
iaaw.master-aa@hu-berlin.de

Degree first academic qualification

Special knowledge: see ZZR

B

Biophysics (M.Sc.)

SO and PO

WiSe; 
no NC

no NC

Dr. Peter Müller
Tel.: +49 30 2093-8691
peter.mueller.3@rz.hu-berlin.de

Degree in biology or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

British Studies (Master in British Studies)
International Master studies

Information about the application
Language of instruction: English

SO and PO,
1st revision

WiSe;
NC

 

 

NC

Centre for British Studies
Tel.: +49 30 2093-99040
gbz@gbz.hu-berlin.de

Degree first academic qualification

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Business Administration (M.Sc.)
Language of instruction: German and English

SO and PO

1st revision, 2nd revision, 3rd revision, 4th revision, 5th revision, 6th revision, 7th revision, 8th revision, 9th revision, 10th revision

WiSe;
NC

 

 

NC

Prof. Dr. Anja Schöttner
anja.schoettner@hu-berlin.de

Degree in business studies or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

C

Central Asian Studies (M.A.)
Language of instruction: German and English

SO and PO

no offer

2nd and 3rd  semester: no offer

4th semester:  no NC

Office
+49 30 2093-66051
zentralas.sekr1@asa.hu-berlin.de

Degree first academic qualification

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Chemistry (M.Sc.)

SO und PO

WiSe and SoSe;
no NC

no NC

Dr. Marit Gründer
Tel.: +49 30 2093-7279 marit.gruender@chemie.hu-berlin.de

Degree in chemistry or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Classical Archaeology (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe and SoSe;
no NC
no NC

Raphael Eser
Tel.: +49 30 2093-2771
studienberatung.archaeologie@hu-berlin.de

Degree in archaeology or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Classical Philology (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe; 
no NC
no NC

Dr. Roland Baumgarten
Tel.: +49 30 2093-70400
roland.baumgarten@rz.hu-berlin.de

Degree in Latin or Greek studies or classical philology or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Comparative Studies in German, European and Chinese Law (LL.M.) (information in German only)

SO und PO

Information about the application

SoSe only;
NC

no offer

Prof. Dr. Reinhard Singer
Tel.: +49 30 2093-3543
reinhard.singer@rewi.hu-berlin.de

Degree in jurisprudential subject, especially 1st state examination

Entrance requirements: siehe ZZR

 

Computational Neuroscience (M.Sc.)
Information about the application
Language of instruction: English

Satzung
SO and PO

WiSe;
NC

no offer

Tel.: +49 30 2093-6773
graduateprograms@bccn-berlin.de

see BCCN

Cultural Theory and History (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe;
NC
NC

Dr. Holger Brohm
Tel.: +49 30 2093-66279
holger.brohm@rz.hu-berlin.de

Degree in cultural theory and history or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Cultures and Literatures of Central and Eastern Europe (M.A.)

SO und PO

WiSe;
no NC

no NC

Eastern Europe
Prof. Dr. Susanne Frank
Tel.: +49 30 2093-73362
susanne.frank@staff.hu-berlin.de

Middle Europe
Prof. Dr. Alfrun Kliems
Tel.: +49 30 2093-73360
alfrun.kliems@hu-berlin.de

Degree first academic qualification

Special knowledge: see ZZR

E

Economics (M.Sc.)

SO and PO

1st revision, 2nd revision, 3rd revision, 4th revision, 5th revision, correction PO, 6th revision, 7th revision, 8th revision, 9th revision

WiSe;
NC

 

 

NC

Prof. Georg Weizsäcker, PhD
Tel.: +49 30 2093-99492
weizsaecker@hu-berlin.de

Degree first academic qualification with with knowledge of at least 60 CP in economics

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Economics and Management Science (M.Sc.)
International Master studies
Information about the application
Language of instruction: English, some German

SO and PO

1st revision, 2nd revision, 3rd revision, 4th revision, 5th revision, 6th revision, 7th revision

WiSe;
NC
no offer

Prof. Dr. Franz Hubert
Tel.: +49 30 2093-99420
mems@wiwi.hu-berlin.de

Degree in business studies or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Education Studies (M.A.)

SO and PO and 1st revision

WiSe; 
NC
NC

Ina Wittkopf
Tel.: +49 30 2093-66964
studienfachberatung-ewi@hu-berlin.de

www.ewi.hu-berlin.de/de/studium/beratung/fachberatung/bama

Degree in education or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

English Literatures (M.A.)
Language of instruction: English and German

SO and PO

WiSe;
no NC

no NC

Dr. Cornelia Wilde
Tel.: +49 30 2093-2067
cornelia.wilde@staff.hu-berlin.de

Degree in anglistics or English studies or comparative literary studies with English studies content or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Ethnography: Theory - Practice - Critique (M.A.)

SO und PO

WiSe; 
no NC
no NC

Prof. Dr. Beate Binder
Tel.: +49 30 2093-70845
pruefungsausschuss.ifee@hu-berlin.de

Degree first academic qualification

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Euromaster in French and Francophone Studies
(Master Européen en Études Françaises et Francophones) (M.A.)
International Co-operation
Language of instruction: French and German

SO and PO

WiSe;
no NC
no NC

PD Dr. Brigitte Heymann
Tel.: +49 30 2093-73528
brigitte.heymann@romanistik.hu-berlin.de

Degree in romance studies or comparative literary studies with focus on french

Special knowledge: see ZZR

European History (M.A.)

International Co-operation

SO and PO
1st revision SO/PO

WiSe;
NC
NC

Dr. Benjamin Conrad
Tel.: +49 30 2093-70661
ifg-koordination@hu-berlin.de

Degree in humanities

Special knowledge: see ZZR

European Literatures (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe; 
NC
NC

Dr. Barbara Wurm
Tel.: +49 30 2093-73363
barbara.wurm@hu-berlin.de

 

Degree first academic qualification

Special knowledge: none, see ZZR

F

Fish Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture (M.Sc.)

Language of instruction: English

SO and PO

WiSe and SoSe;
no NC

no NC

Prof. Dr. Jens Krause
Tel.: +49 30 64181-610
j.krause@igb-berlin.de

Degree in fishery or agricultural science or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

G

German Literature (M.A.)

SO und PO

WiSe; 
NC
NC

Dr. Constanze Baum
Tel.: +49 30 2093-9722
constanze.baum@hu-berlin.de

Degree in German literature or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Gender Studies (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe;
NC
no NC

Susanne Spintig
Tel.: +49 30 2093-46207
susanne.spintig@gender.hu-berlin.de

Degree bachelor with knowledge of at least 30 CP in gender studies

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Global Change Geography (M.Sc.)
formerly Physical Geography

Language of instruction: English

SO and PO

WiSe;
NC

no NC

Dr. Dirk Pflugmacher
Tel.: 030 2093-9433
dirk.pflugmacher@geo.hu-berlin.de

Degree in geography or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Global History (M.A.)
Co-operation with FU Berlin
Information about the application
Language of instruction:  English

SO and PO

WiSe;
NC

2nd and 4th Semester: no offer

3rd semester: NC

 

 

Office for Student Affairs
Tel.: +49 30 838-59127
globalhistory@fu-berlin.de

Degree see Homepage Global History

Special knowledge: see Homepage Global History

Global Studies Programme (M.A.)
International Co-operation, tuition fee charged at partner universities
Language of instruction: Englisch

SO und PO, Correction SO

SoSe only;
NC

no offer

GSP Office
Tel.: +49 30 2093-66020
info@global-studies-programme.org

Degree first academic qualification with with knowledge of at least 60 CP in in social sciences, sociology, political science, ethnology, regional studies or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

H

Historical Linguistics (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe; 
no NC
no NC

Prof. Dr. Karin Donhauser
Tel.: +49 30 2093-9635
karin.donhauser@rz.hu-berlin.de

Degree in historical linguistics or philology with focus on linguistics or classical languages

Special knowledge: see ZZR

History Studies (M.A.)

SO and PO
 

 

WiSe;
no NC
no NC

Dr. Benjamin Conrad
Tel.: +49 30 2093-70661
ifg-koordination@hu-berlin.de

Degree in humanities, especially history oder social sciences

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Horticultural Science (M.Sc.)

International Co-operation

SO and PO

1st revision SO/PO

revision of validity period

2nd revision SO/PO

Language of instruction: English

WiSe;
NC
no NC

Dr. Dennis Dannehl
Tel.: +49 30 2093-46414
dennis.dannehl@agrar.hu-berlin.de

Degree in life sciences or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

I

Informatics (M.Sc.)

SO and PO

Language of instruction: German

WiSe and SoSe;
no NC

no NC

Prof. Dr. Verena Hafner
Tel.: +49 30 2093-3905
hafner@informatik.hu-berlin.de

Degree in informatics or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Information Science (M. A.)

SO and PO

WiSe and SoSe;
no NC
no NC

Dr. Maria Gäde
Tel.: +49 30 2093-46195
maria.gaede@ibi.hu-berlin.de

Degree in library and information science or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Information Systems (M.Sc.)

SO and PO
1st revision
2nd revision
3rd revision
4th revision
5th revision
6th revision

7th revision

WiSe;
NC
NC

Anna-Lena Bujarek
Tel.: +49 30 2093-99540
bujarek@wiwi.hu-berlin.de

Degree in business studies, computer science or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Integrated Natural Resource Management (M.Sc.)


SO and PO

1st revision SO/PO

Language of instruction: English

WiSe;
NC
no NC

Prof. Dr. Klaus Eisenack
inrm-master@hu-berlin.de

Degree in a subject with focus on interaction of human societies and of natural resources

Special knowledge: see ZZR

International Relations (M.A.)
Co-operation with FU Berlin and Potsdam University

SO and PO

Information about the application
Language of instruction: English and German

WiSe;
NC
no NC

Information on Course:
Freie Universität
Tel.: +49 30 8385-3091
masterib@zedat.fu-berlin.de

Information on Application: Universität Potsdam
Tel.: +49 331 977-4621/-4677
masterib@uni-potsdam.de
 

Degree see Homepage MA IB

Special knowledge: see Homepage MA IB

Islamic Theology (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe;
no NC
no offer

Prof. Dr. Ufuk Topkara
studienfachberatung.bit@hu-berlin.de

Degree first academic qualification with with knowledge of at least 45 CP in islamic studies/islamic theology

Special knowledge: see ZZR

 

L

Linguistics (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe;
no NC
no NC

Dr. Lars Zeige
Tel.: 030 2093-9677
lars.zeige@rz.hu-berlin.de

Degree in German linguistics or subject with focus on linguistics

Special knowledge: see ZZR

M

Master of Economics and Management Sciences (MEMS)

see Economics

       

Mathematics (M.Sc.)

SO and PO

1st revision SO/PO

2nd revision SO/PO

WiSe and SoSe;
no NC
no NC

Prof. Dr. Klaus Mohnke
Tel.: +49 30 2093-1814
mohnke@math.hu-berlin.de

Degree in mathematics; other degrees can be admitted on application

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Media Information Technology (M.Sc.)

(together with FU Berlin and TU Berlin at TU Berlin

WiSe and SoSe;
no NC
no NC  

Homepage TU Berlin

Homepage TU Berlin

Media Studies  (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe; 
NC
NC

Dr. Stefan Höltgen
Tel.: +49 30 2093-66185
studienberatung_mewi@hu-berlin.de

Degree in media studies or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Mind and Brain - Track Brain (M.Sc.)

SO and PO

1st revision SO/PO

 

WiSe;
NC

Special admission requirements for WiSe 2022/23!

 

NC

 

Dr. Dirk Mende
Tel.: +49 30 2093- 89768
mb-master@hu-berlin.de

Degree in biology, philosophy, neurosciences, linguistics or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Mind and Brain - Track Mind (M.A.)

SO and PO

1st revision SO/PO

WiSe;
NC

Special admission requirements for WiSe 2022/23!

NC

 

Dr. Dirk Mende
Tel.: +49 30 2093- 89768
mb-master@hu-berlin.de

Degree in in biology, philosophy, neurosciences, linguistics or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Modern South- and Southeast Asian Studies (M.A.)

SO and PO

no offer

2nd and 3rd semester: no offer

4th semester:  no NC

Dr. Sarah Holz
Tel.: +49 30 2093-66058
sarah.holz@hu-berlin.de

Degree in in humanities, social or cultural studies

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Musicology (M.A.)

SO and PO
1st revision SO/PO

WiSe;
no NC
no NC

Dr. Steffen Scholl
Tel.: +49 30 2093-65817
steffen.scholl@hu-berlin.de

Degree first academic qualification with with knowledge of at least 30 CP in musicology

Special knowledge: see ZZR

N

Northeast African Archaeology and Cultural Studies
(M.A.)

SO and PO, 1st revision

WiSe and SoSe;
no NC

no NC

Prof. Dr. Frank Kammerzell
Tel.: +49 30 2093-98103
fkammerzell@hotmail.com

Degree in archaeology or cultural history of Northeastern Africa or related subject (philologies either)

Special knowledge: see ZZR

O

Optical Sciences
(M.Sc.)

SO and PO

Language of instruction: English

WiSe and SoSe;
no NC
no NC

Prof. Dr. Kurt Busch
Tel.: +49 30 2093-7892
kurt.busch@physik.hu-berlin.de

Degree in physics or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Organismal Biology, Biodiversity and Evolution (M.Sc.)

SO and PO

WiSe; 
no NC
no NC

PD Dr. Thomas Stach
lehre-und-studium@biologie.hu-berlin.de

Degree first academic qualification

Special knowledge: see ZZR

P

Philosophy (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe;
NC
NC

Dr. Victor Kempf
Tel.: +49 30 2093-2529
ma-philosophie@hu-berlin.de

Degree first academic qualification

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Physics (M.Sc.)

SO and PO

1st revision

 

WiSe and SoSe;
no NC
no NC

Dr. Sylke Blumstengel
Tel.: 030 2093-82527
studienfachberatung@physik.hu-berlin.de

Degree in physics or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Polymer Science (M.Sc.)
(in co-operation with FU Berlin,
TU Berlin and Potsdam University)

Application continuously at FU

Language of instruction: English
SO and PO

WiSe and SoSe;
no NC

no NC

 

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rabe
Tel.: +49 30 2093-7788
rabe@physik.hu-berlin.de
 

Degree see Homepage Polymer Science

Special knowledge: see Homepage Polymer Science

Process and Quality Management in Agriculture and Horticulture (M.Sc.)

SO and PO

1st revision SO/PO

WiSe and SoSe;
NC
no NC

Prof. Dr. Edna Hillmann
Tel.: +49 30 2093-46920
edna.hillmann@hu-berlin.de

Degree in agricultural sciences or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Psychology (M.Sc.)

SO and PO

 

WiSe;
NC

NC

Prof. Dr. Matthias Ziegler
psystufa@hu-berlin.de

Degree in psychology or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Psychology: Focus Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy (M.Sc.)

SO and PO
1st revision

WiSe;
NC

2nd and 3rd semester: NC

4th semester: no offer

Prof. Dr. Matthias Ziegler
psystufa@hu-berlin.de

Degree first academic degree according to § 9 PsychThG

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Q

Quantitative Molecular Biology (M.Sc.)

SO and PO

 

WiSe; 
no NC
no NC

Dr. Berta Martins
qmbmaster-studienberatung.bio@hu-berlin.de

Degree first academic qualification

Special knowledge: see ZZR

R

Rehabilitation Pedagogy (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe;
no NC
no NC

Dr. Ulrike Fickler-Stang
Tel.: +49 30 2093-66740
sfb-rehapaed@hu-berlin.de

Degree in rehabilitation science or education or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Religion and Culture (M.A.)
International Master Studies

SO and PO

WiSe and SoSe;
no NC
no NC MRC Course Advisory Service
mareliku@hu-berlin.de

Degree first academic qualification

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Research Training Program in Social Sciences (M.A.)
SO and PO
1st revision PO
Language of instruction: English

WiSe;
NC

no offer

Daniela Jahn
Tel.: +49 30 2093-66545
masterrtp.sowi@hu-berlin.de

Degree in social sciences or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Romance Cultures (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe; 
no NC

no NC

PD Dr. Brigitte Heymann
Tel.: +49 30 2093-73528
brigitte.heymann@romanistik.hu-berlin.de

Degree in romanistic or linguistic subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Rural Development (M.Sc.)
International Co-operation with Gent University, tuition fee charged at Gent

Information about the application
Language of instruction: English
SO and PO

WiSe;
NC
no NC

Renate Judis
Tel.: +49 30 2093-46381
renate.judis@hu-berlin.de

Degree see Homepage

Special knowledge: see Homepage

S

Scandinavian / Northern European Studies (M.A.)

SO und PO

WiSe; 
no NC
no NC

Dr. Tomas Milosch
Tel.: +49 30 2093-9627
tomas.milosch@rz.hu-berlin.de

Degree in Scandinavian or cultural studies, social sciences or humanities

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Sign Language Interpreting (M.A.)

SO and PO

SoSe only;
no NC

no NC

Prof. Dr. Christian Rathmann
Tel.: +49 30 2093-66780
christian.rathmann@hu-berlin.de

Degree in deaf studies or related subject; other degrees can be admitted on application

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Slavonic Languages (M.A.)

SO und PO

WiSe;
no NC

no NC

Prof. Dr. Roland Meyer
Tel.: +49 30 2093-73322
meyerrol@hu-berlin.de

Degree first academic qualification

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Social Sciences (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe and SoSe;
NC
NC

Dr. Henrik Lebuhn
Tel.: +49 30 2093-66534
henrik.lebuhn@sowi.hu-berlin.de

Degree in social sciences or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Social Sciences (Euromasters) (M.A.)
International Co-operation, Information about the application; tuition fee; scholarship options

SO and PO, 1st revision

WiSe;
no NC
no NC

Daniela Jahn
Tel.: +49 30 2093-66545
info.emtam@sowi.hu-berlin.de

Degree see Homepage Euromasters Program

Special knowledge: see Homepage Euromasters Program

Social Sciences / German-Turkish Masters Program in Social Sciences
International Co-operation with Middle East Technical University, Ankara (METU), Tuition fee charged at Ankara,

Information about the application

Language of instruction: English

SO and PO

WiSe;
NC
no offer

Daniela Jahn
Tel.: +49 30 2093-66545
info.getma@sowi.hu-berlin.de

Degree in social sciences or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Social Sciences (Trans-Atlantic Masters) (M.A.)
International Co-operation, Information about the application,
Tuition fee charged at Chapel Hill, scholarship options

Language of instruction: English and German

SO and PO

1st revision, 2nd revision

WiSe;
no NC
no NC

Daniela Jahn
Tel.: +49 30 2093-66545
info.emtam@sowi.hu-berlin.de

Degree see Homepage TAM

Special knowledge: see Homepage TAM

Sport Science (M.A.)

SO and PO

1st revision

WiSe; 
NC
no NC

Dr. Stefan Hansen
Tel.: +49 30 2093-46104
studienfachberatung.
sportwissenschaft@hu-berlin.de

Degree in sport science

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Statistics (M.Sc.)

SO and PO

1st revision,

2nd revision
 

WiSe;
NC
NC

Prof. Dr. Sonja Greven
mscstatistics@lists.hu-berlin.de

Degree in a subject with quantitative focus like statistics, business or social sciences, business information systems, mathematics, physics

Special knowledge: see ZZR

U

Urban Geography - Human Geography (M.A.)

SO und PO
1st revision

WiSe;
NC
no NC

Dr. Henning Füller
Tel.: +49 30 2093-9315
henning.fueller@geo.hu-berlin.de

Degree in geography or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

By the decision of the Academic Senate on the studies programme for the winter semester 2022/23 and with agreement of the Executive Board. Subject to modifications. 

If no deviant periods are mentioned, the general deadlines prevail.

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