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Master's degrees

The Master's degree is a postgraduate academic qualification based on completed undergraduate education. The specific entrance requirements are laid down in the Zugangs- und Zulassungssatzung der HU (Regulations on Access and Admission, only in German). An overview of the regulations is given in the table below. A formal application is required for all Master's courses. Information as from August 14, 2018.

Regulations on Access and Admission

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

Master's degree in alphabetic order

(Master of Education you find here)

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 Claudia Kulmus
Tel.: +49 30 2093-1909
claudia.kulmus@hu-berlin.de

Degree
in humanities or social sciences
 

Special knowledge: see ZZR

African Studies (M.A.)


SO and PO

WiSe
no NC
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
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@rz.hu-berlin.de

Degree in American or English studies

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Art and Image History

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

B

Biophysics (M.Sc.)

SO and PO
1st revision SO/PO
2nd revision SO/PO
3rd revision SO
 

WiSe and SoSe
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

Applications by April 30
Language of instruction: English

SO and PO

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 Information Systems (M.Sc.)

SO and PO
1st revision
2nd revision
3rd revision

WiSe
NC

 

NC Anna-Lena Bujarek
Tel.: +49 30 2093-5742
bujarek@wiwi.hu-berlin.de

Degree in business studies, computer science or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

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

SO and PO

1st revision
2nd revision
3rd revision

4th revision

WiSe
NC
NC Prof. Dr. Joachim Gassen
Tel.: +49 30 2093-5764
wpruefung@wiwi.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

WiSe
no NC
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

Dr. PD Stefan Altekamp
Tel. +49 30 2093-2040
stefan.altekamp@
culture.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

Application by March 1

SoSe
NC

none 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.)
Applications to TU by March 15
Language of instruction: English

Satzung
SO and PO

WiSe
NC

none Robert Martin
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 2093-5174
susanne.frank@staff.hu-berlin.de

Middle Europe
Prof. Dr. Alfrun Kliems
Tel.: +49 30 2093-5176
alfrun.kliems@hu-berlin.de

Degree first academic qualification

Special knowledge: see ZZR

E

Economics (M.Sc.)

SO and PO

1st revision

2nd revision

WiSe
NC
NC Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Wolf
Tel.: +49 30 2093-5715
j.brandt@wiwi.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
Applications directly to Faculty by
March
31
Language of instruction: English, some German

SO and PO

1st revision, 2nd revision

WiSe
NC
none

Prof. Dr. Franz Hubert
Tel.: +49 30 2093-5916
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

Dr. Denise Wilde
Tel.: +49 30 2093-4001
denise.wilde@hu-berlin.de

www.ewi.hu-berlin.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. Brigitte Schnabel
Tel.: +49 30 2093-2291
brigitte.schnabel@rz.hu-berlin.de

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

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
NC
none

PD Dr. Brigitte Heymann
Tel.: +49 30 2093-5132
brigitte.heymann@romanistik.hu-berlin.de

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

Special knowledge: see ZZR

European Ethnology (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe and SoSe
no NC

no NC

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

Degree in European ethnology or a subject with focus on European ethnology

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. Svetlana Efimova
Tel.: +49 30 2093-9700
svetlana.efimova@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

Dr. Ilona Pache
Tel.: +49 30 2093-46207
ilona.pache@gender.hu-berlin.de

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

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Geography of Big Cities

see Urban Geography

       

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

Language of instruction: English

SO and PO

WiSe
no NC

no NC Dr. Sebastian van der Linden
Tel.: +49 30 2093-6872
sebastian.linden@geo.hu-berlin.de

Degree in geography or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Global History (M.A.)
Co-operation with FU Berlin
Applications to FU by May 31
Language of instruction:  English

Entrance Regulation, SO and PO

WiSe
NC

2nd and 4th Semester: none

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

only SoSe
NC

none

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

Language of instruction: English

WiSe
NC
no NC Prof. Dr. Uwe Schmidt
Tel.: +49 30 31471-314
u.schmidt@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
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

Integrated Natural Resource Management (M.Sc.)


SO and PO

Language of instruction: English

WiSe
NC
no NC

Prof. Dr. Klaus Eisenack
Tel.: +49 30 2093-46363
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

Applications by February 1

Online application between 1 December and 1 February at Universität Potsdam
Language of instruction: English and German

WiSe
NC
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

L

Library and Information Science (M.A.)

see Information Science

     

 

Linguistics (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe
NC
no NC Prof. Dr. Christine Mooshammer
Tel.: +49 30 2093-9725
christine.mooshammer@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. Helga Baum
Tel.: +49 30 2093-1823
baum@mathematik.hu-berlin.de

Degree in mathematics; other degrees can be admitted on application

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Media Science  (M.A.)

SO and PO

1st revision PO

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

Degree in media science or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

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

SO and PO

1st revision SO/PO

 

WiSe
NC

NC

 

Dr. Dirk Mende
Tel.: +49 30 2093-1792
mb-education@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

NC

 

Dr. Dirk Mende
Tel.: +49 30 2093-1792
mb-education@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

WiSe
no NC
no NC

Dr. Melitta Waligora
Tel.: +49 30 2093-66046
melitta.waligora@rz.hu-berlin.de

Degree in in humanities, social or cultural studies

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Molecular Life Science (M.Sc.)

SO and PO
1st revision SO/PO
2nd revision SO/PO

WiSe and SoSe
NC
no NC

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Matthias Hennig
Tel.: +49 30 2093-8610
lehre-und-studium@biologie.hu-berlin.de

Degree in biology or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Musicology (M.A.)

SO and PO

1st revision SO/PO

WiSe
no NC
no NC

Christian Schaper
Tel.: +49 30 2093-2176
christian.schaper@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

Organismic Biology and Evolution (M.Sc.)

SO and PO
1st revision SO/PO
2nd revision SO/PO
3rd revision SO/PO

WiSe and SoSe
no NC
no NC

Prof. Dr. Matthias Hennig
Tel.: +49 30 2093-8610
lehre-und-studium@biologie.hu-berlin.de

Degree in biology or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

P

Philosophy (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe
NC
NC

Dr. Christoph Schamberger
Tel.: +49 178 1877450
christoph.schamberger@web.de

Degree first academic qualification

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Physics (M.Sc.)

SO and PO

WiSe and SoSe
no NC
no NC

PD Dr. Andreas Opitz
Tel.: +49 30 2093-7537
andreas.opitz@hu-berlin.de

Degree in physics or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Physical Geography (M.Sc.)

see Global Change Geography

   

 

 

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

WiSe and SoSe
NC
no NC

Dr. Dennis Dannehl
Tel.: +40 30 2093-46414
dennis.dannehl@agrar.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. Reinhard Beyer
Tel.: + 49 30 2093-9385
reinhard.beyer@psychologie.hu-berlin.de

Degree in psychology or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

R

Rehabilitation Pedagogy (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe
no NC
no NC

Prof. Dr. Ernst von Kardorff
Tel.: +49 30 2093-4374
ernst.von.kardorff@rz.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

Anne Wegner
Tel.: +49 30 2093-5932
mareliku@theologie.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

none

Institute for Social Scienes
Tel.: +49 30 2093-5359
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 2093-5132
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

Applications to Gent
EU citizens by June 30
non-EU citizens by April 30

Language of instruction: English
SO and PO

WiSe
NC
no NC

Renate Judis
Tel.: +49 30 2093-6145
renate.judis@agrar.hu-berlin.de

Degree see Homepage IMRD

Special knowledge: see Homepage IMRD

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

Science Studies (M.A.)

SO und PO

WiSe
no NC
no NC Institute for Social Scienes
Tel.: +49 30 2093-4551
wissenschaftsforschung@hu-berlin.de

Degree  first academic qualification

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Sign Language Interpreting (M.A.)

SO and PO

SoSe
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 Beyer
Tel.: +49 30 2093-5195
meyerrol@hu-berlin.de

Degree first academic qualification

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Social Sciences (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe and SoSe
NC
NC Prof. Dr. Karin Lohr
Tel.: +49 30 2093-4358
karin.lohr@rz.hu-berlin.de

Degree in social sciences or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Social Sciences (Euromasters) (M.A.)
International Co-operation, Applications to Bath University; tuition fee; scholarship options

SO and PO

WiSe
no NC
no NC Institute for Social Scienes
Tel.: +49 30 2093-5359
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,

Application by 20.6.

Language of instruction: English

SO and PO

WiSe
NC
none Institute for Social Scienes
Tel.: +49 30 2093-5359
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, Applications to University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill
,
USA, by January 12
Tuition fee charged at Chapel Hill, scholarship options

Language of instruction: English and German

SO and PO

WiSe
no NC
no NC Institute for Social Scienes
Tel.: +49 30 2093-5359
info.emtam@sowi.hu-berlin.de

Degree see Homepage TAM

Special knowledge: see Homepage TAM

Sport Science (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe
NC
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
 

WiSe
NC
NC

Prof. Dr. Bernd Droge
Tel.: +49 30 2093-5718
droge@wiwi.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 Mattias Romberg
Tel.: +49 30 2093-6859
mattias.romberg@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 2018/19 and with agreement of Senatskanzlei. Subject to modifications.

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