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African Studies: Critical Perspectives on Society, Politics, Culture, Master of Arts (M.A.)

When can I submit my online application?

Application period for EU citizens

  • Winter Semester:     1 March to registration deadline of the respective semester
  • Summer Semester:  start of studies not possible
Which documents do I need to submit during my online application?
  • Curriculum vitae
    you can download and fill out this template
  • Language certificate ENGLISH level B2
    find out more
  • Language certificate GERMAN level A1
    can be obtained during the first year of the programme
    find out more
  • Secondary school leaving certificate including subjects and grades
    original language + certified translation in German or English
  • Transcript of records BACHELOR (or for comparable degree) including subjects and grades- at least 150 ECTS points with a final grade corresponding to "2,5" or better on the German grading system
    original language + certified translation in German or English
  • Grading Scale BACHELOR with maximum grade and minimum final grade required to be awarded the degree – not for passing individual courses (must be issued by your university)
    original language + certified translation in German or English
All set?

Then you are ready to start the online application in our application portal CAMPUSonline.   

In our step-by-step guide for the online application in CAMPUSonline you will find helpful information on the topics:

  • Creating a basic account
  • Submitting an online application  in CAMPUSonline
  • Checking the online application status
  • Subsequent submission of documents
  • Checking your admission result

You do not need to submit any paper documents by post for the application.

We may require additional documents depending on your educational background and your country of origin:

Do you already hold a bachelor's degree?Hide

Then please submit your degree certificate:

  • Degree certificate BACHELOR
    original language + certified translation in German or English
Have you already studied a master's programme?Hide

Then please submit your master's transcript, the relevant grading scale and (if applicable) your master's certificate:

  • Transcript of Records MASTER (or other degree) including subjects and grades
    original language + certified translation in German or English
  • Grading Scale MASTER or other degree with maximum grade and minimum final grade required to be awarded the degree – not for passing individual courses (must be issued by your university)
    original language + certified translation in German or English
  • If applicable: Degree certificate MASTER
    original language + certified translation in German or English
Documents regarding the academic entry requiementsHide

If applicable, you can submit these additional documents:

  • Admission from the University of Bayreuth for this course of study from a previous semester (and possibly a letter of requirements)
    only to be uploaded by applicants who already got an admission letter from the UBT for the respective master's programme in a previous semester, but did not manage to start their studies
Have you attended a Studienkolleg in Germany?Hide

Then please submit the Studienkolleg certificate (Feststellungsprüfung). We do not accept any interim reports provided by the Studienkolleg.

  • Studienkolleg certificate
Additional country-specific documentsHide

Depending on the country of your previous educational background, you may need to submit additional documents.

Information regarding the form of submission for application documents
Please submit your documents for the application via CAMPUSonline only as instructed on this site by UPLOAD. Documents submitted unsolicited by post cannot be taken into consideration. Documents will not be returned. 

Do you have questions or need assistance?
A list of contact persons for international applicants can be found here.


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