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Applicants from Non-EU/EEA countries

Necessary documents for applying for a master's degree

Mandatory documents

  1. Application form: printed out and signed
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Higher education entry qualification (certified copy needed)
  4. Spain only: University entry exam (certified copy needed)
  5. Final/provisional degree certificate (certified copy needed). If you haven't finished your undergraduate studies, it is also possible to apply with a transcript of records. However, please note that your degree certifcate should be handed in a soon as possible.
  6. German Language certificate B2 GER CEFR (certified copy needed)
  1. If applicable: change of name (certified copy needed)
  2. Passport copy
  3. Scholarship (DAAD, BAYHOST)
  4. Letter of attorney, if someone does the application process on your behalf

Addtional documents

Some masters' degrees require addtional documents, for example:

  • English language certificate (for International Masters' degrees) such as IELTS, TOEFL or UNIcert C2
  • Proof of specific academic knowledge, for example courses in statistics
  • Letter of recommendation (For Double Master's degree in Political Science only!)
  • Working experience
  • Letter of motivation

Find information at the end of the application form.

Please note:

  • Please make sure your documents have the needed certifications
  • Documents in other languages than German or English must be translated!