Applying for participation

The application for the cycle 2019-2021 will open at 15 August 2018.

Criteria for the selection process are:

  • Academic achievement
  • Quality of the letter of motivation

In case of equal quality, priority is given to women and members of Bread for the World - Protestant Service for Development programmes in the educational sector.

Candidates exceeding the age of 40 need to justify their motives in a letter.

Candidates should receive a feedback of whether they have been accepted in the programme around the end of May 2019.

Please send your dossier of application by 1 January 2019 (date of reception) as pdf-file to:

Email: edqual.allgpaed(at) 


Should you not receive a confirmation within three days, please contact us again!


Candidates wishing to apply for the participation in the Master’s programme need to prepare the following:

  • Letter of motivation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Authenticated copies of certificates from secondary schools
  • Authenticated copies of university certificates (or other certificates, such as transcript of records, diploma supplement) in German, English or French translation
  • Authenticated copies of language certificates
  • Confirmation by the employer that the candidate will be given the necessary time and infrastructure to participate in the MA programme (see download form “Confirmation by Employer”)
  • Two letters of recommendations (see download form “Letter of Recommendation”)
  • Financial plan or statement of funding
  • Health Certificate (see download form “Health Certificate”)
  • Statement of willingness to work on weekends (see download "Willingness to work on weekends")
  • A competence portfolio including:

1.     A short, one-page profile of the organization where the candidate is working;

2.     A summary of all areas of activity and responsibilities after the university degree or teacher training certificate, taken from the CV; (see download form “Education”)

3.     A summary of all courses in post-graduate and continued education in which the candidate participated after the end of his training/degree; (see download form “Education”)

4.     A summary of all courses in post-graduate and continued education which the candidate has held after the end of his training/degree; (see download form “Education”)