Degree Master of Arts
Start of study Winter semester
Application period Winter semester 01 October until 31 May
Standard period of study 2 semesters
Credits 60



Admission restricted Yes
Admission requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, economics, politics, law, international relations, social sciendes or similar (240 ECTS or less under conditions)
  • usually 1 year of relevant experience, also at the side of bachelor studies from 3rd semester
  • High English proficiency (IELTS 6.0, or TOEFL iBT min. 80)
  • Letter of motivation
  • Letter of recommendation
  • All documents must be provided in English
Language of instruction English
Faculty/institution School of International Business, International Graduate Center (IGC)
Integrated stay abroad No
Tuition fee 11.500 € (subject to the amendment of the examination regulations), plus approx. 390 € semester contribution per semester
Seminar size max. 25 students

The Master in European Studies at International Graduate Center of Hochschule Bremen focuses on the politics and economics, law and administration of Europe. Graduates with a first degree in political science, law, economics or social sciences as well as professional experience will gain a deep understanding of the central opportunities and challenges of the European Union, its member states and international allies. With a high relevance to current events, it addresses developments in both the public sector and the private sector. In small, intercultural learning groups, you will acquire specific knowledge for leadership positions in EU institutions, think tanks or EU lobbying organisations, the diplomatic service, the public sector of member states or EU partner states or in international business. The program also qualifies for further academic research in European Studies.

Examination regulations