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African Culture and Society, Master of Arts (M.A.)

APPLICATION

EU citizens

Period

  • Winter Semester:    15 April to 15 July
  • Summer Semester: 15 October to 15 January

Platform

CAMPUSonline (a brief application guide is available here)

Documents

BY UPLOAD

  • Curriculum vitae
    you can download and fill out this template
  • Grade conversion using the Bavarian Formula
    this will be available as an Excel sheet on CAMPUSonline
  • Language certificate GERMAN level B2
    find out more
  • List of modules for which no evidence of performance exists yet
  • Secondary school leaving certificate including subjects and grades
    original language + certified translation in German or English
  • Text field Master African Culture and Society choice of elective modules
    this will be available on CAMPUSonline, please choose one of the six modules
    A Cultural and Social Anthropology
    B Sociology of Africa & Development Policy
    C African History
    D Curation & Arts
    E Études Francophones
    F English Studies and Anglophone Literatures
  • Transcript of records BACHELOR (or for comparable degree) including subjects and grades - at least 150 ECTS points
    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
  • Written presentation of course-specific competences
    motivation letter

You may need to submit additional documents:

Do you already hold a bachelor's degree?Hide

Then please submitt your degree certificate:

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  • 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:

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  • 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 requirementsHide

If applicable, you can submit these additional documents:

BY UPLOAD

  • 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
  • Evidence of special qualifications or additional professional qualifications
    particularly concerns activities (internships, travel, work experience, seminars, etc.) related to Africa and / or developing countries
  • Language certificate ENGLISH level B2
  • Language certificate FRENCH level B2
    only if you choose the module E (Études Francophones)
  • Request for disadvantage compensation
Have you attended a Studienkolleg in Germany?Hide

Then please submit the Studienkolleg certificate (Feststellungsprüfung). We do not consider any interim reports of the Studienkolleg.

BY UPLOAD

  • 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 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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