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 November 27, 2023.

Regulations on Access and Admission

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

Please note our information on applications in Master's programmes.

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

WiSe and temporarily SoSe; 
no NC
no NC

Laura Uhl
Tel.: +49 30 2093-66894
laura.uhl@hu-berlin.de

Degree in humanities or social sciences
 

Special knowledge: see ZZR

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 2093-70938
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;
no NC
no 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 and temporarily SoSe; 
no NC

no NC

 

N.N.
iaaw.master-aa@hu-berlin.de

Degree first academic qualification

Special knowledge: see ZZR

B

Biophysics (M.Sc.)

Language of instruction: English

SO and PO

WiSe and temporarily 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

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, 11th revision, 12th revision

WiSe;
NC

 

 

NC

Prof. Dr. Anja Schöttner
mscbwl01@hu-berlin.de

Degree in business studies or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

C

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 first academic qualification

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Classical Archaeology (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe and temporarily SoSe;
no NC
no NC

Dr. Annarita Doronzio
Tel.: +49 30 2093-98117
studienberatung.archaeologie@hu-berlin.de

Degree in archaeology or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Classical Philology (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe and temporarily SoSe; 
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;
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 and temporarily SoSe;
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 and temporarily SoSe;
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.)

Language of instruction: English and German

SO and PO

1st revision, 2nd revision, 3rd revision, 4th revision, 5th revision, correction PO, 6th revision, 7th revision, 8th revision, 9th revision, 10th revision, 11th revision

WiSe and temporarily SoSe;
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, 8th revision, 9th revision

WiSe;
NC
no offer

Prof. Dr. Ulf Brüggemann
Telefon: +49 30 2093 99448
u.bruggemann@wiwi.hu-berlin.de


mems@wiwi.hu-berlin.de

Degree in business studies or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Education Studies (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe and temporarily SoSe; 
no NC
no NC

Dr. Denise Wilde
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 2093-70927
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 and temporarily SoSe; 
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 and temporarily SoSe;
no NC
no NC

Dr. Julia Dettke

Tel.: +49 30 2093-73527
julia.dettke@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

Language of instruction: English and German

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 and temporarily SoSe; 
no NC
no NC

Dr. Niovi Zampouka
Tel.: +49 30 2093-73365
niovi.zampouka@hu-berlin.de

Johannes Schmidt
Tel.: +49 30 2093-9756
Johannes.Schmidt@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 and temporarily SoSe; 
no NC
no 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
masterofscience.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 NC;

3rd semester: no offer

 

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;
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 and temporarily SoSe; 
no NC
no NC

Prof. Dr. Jürg Fleischer
Tel.: +49 30 2093-9729
juerg.fleischer@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,

1st revision SO/PO
 

 

WiSe and temporarily SoSe;
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

1st revision

2nd revision

WiSe and SoSe;
no NC
no NC

Dr. Maria Gäde
Tel.: +49 30 2093-70965
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 revision2nd revision3rd revision4th revision5th revision6th revision7th revision8th revision, 9th revision

WiSe and temporarily SoSe;
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

correction SO and PO

WiSe and temporarily SoSe;
no NC

no NC

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

Library and Information Sciene

see Information Sciene

 

     

 

Linguistics (M.A.)

SO and PO

WiSe and temporarily SoSe;
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 temporarily 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; 
no NC
no NC

Prof. Dr. Shintaro Miyazaki
Tel.: +49 30 2093-66189
shintaro.miyazaki@hu-berlin.de

Degree in media studies or related subject

Special knowledge: see ZZR

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

Language of instruction: English and German

SO and PO

1st revision SO/PO

 

WiSe;
NC

 

 

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.)

Language of instruction: English and German

SO and PO

1st revision SO/PO

WiSe;
NC

 

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

Musicology (M.A.)

SO and PO
1st revision SO/PO

WiSe and temporarily SoSe;
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

Music, Sound,  Performance (M.A.)

(together with FU Berlin, application at FU Berlin)

SO and PO

WiSe;
NC

2nd Semester: NC

up from 3rd semester: no offer

Homepage FU Berlin

Degree first academic qualification with with knowledge of at least 20 CP in musicology

Special knowledge: see ZZR

N

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

SO and PO, 1st revision

WiSe and temporarily 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.)

Language of instruction: English

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 2093-70453
viktor.kempf@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;
no 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.)

Language of instruction: English and German

SO and PO

 

WiSe and temporarily SoSe;
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

NC

Dr. Mareike Bayer
klin-studberatung.psy@hu-berlin.de

Degree first academic degree according to § 9 PsychThG

Special knowledge: see ZZR

Q

Quantitative Molecular Biology (M.Sc.)

Language of instruction: English

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 and temporarily SoSe; 
no NC

no NC

Dr. Maren Huberty
Tel.: +49 30 2093-73523
maren.huberty@rz.hu-berlin.de

Degreefirst academic qualification with with knowledge of at least 40 CP in romance studies

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 and temporarily SoSe; 
no NC
no NC

Dr. Dörte Linke
Tel.: +49 30 2093-9627
doerte.linke@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;
no NC

no NC

Andreas Bittner
Fax: 030 2093-66781
andreas.bittner@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, 1st revision

WiSe and temporarily SoSe;
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; 
no 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 summer semester 2024 and with agreement  of the Executive Board and the Senate Administration. Subject to modifications. 

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