Important information about the admission process

Please find relevant information regarding the application process below.
For any remaining questions, please refer to the FAQs.


Admission Requirements

In general, the entrance requirements for our study programme are:

An undergraduate degree (Bachelor) in Social Sciences or a related field such as Politics, Law, Sociology, Economics, Cultural Sciences, etc. The applicant is expected to have completed that course of study as one of the best third of his or her class.

Main field of the undergraduate degree should include subjects within the areas of

  • 1) Research Methods and
  • 2) Economics.

If this does not apply to you, please enquire at

German applicants who intend to change from the old academic system of Magister, Diplom, or Staatsexamen to the new Master system can apply if what they achieved during their previous studies is equivalent to a Bachelor's degree.

Adequate proficiency in spoken and written English.

If English is not the native language, one of the following proficiency tests is required (TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS - original test must be sent directly from the test centre) only original tests send by the test centre:

  • TOEFL iBT – Internet-Based Testing: min. score 94 points (institutional code 8512, department code 80 "Other Social Sciences")
  • IELTS Academic: min. band score: 7.0
  • Cambridge English:
    • Advanced (CAE): min. Grade C; min. score on Cambridge English Scale: 180
    • Proficiency (CPE): min. score on Cambridge English Scale: 180
  • TOEIC (proof of all four skills):
    • Speaking: min. 180 points
    • Writing: min. 180 points
    • Listening: min. 490 points
    • Reading: min. 455 points

Please be aware that proof of spending one year in an English speaking country does not exempt you from providing an official English-language proficiency test score.

For more detailed Admission Requirements, please refer to §2 of the Rules and Regulations (Statutes).[AL1] 

How to Apply?

How to Apply?

  1. Fill in on your computer the application form and upload a passport photo (JPEG format) in the required field
  2. Send us the completed application form (pages 3 - 4) and an additional photo via email to
  3. Print out the completed application, sign and send it with all other required documents to the following address: We do not accept e-signatures on application forms

    Europa-Universität Flensburg
    International Institute of Management and Economic Education
    European Studies

    Auf dem Campus 1 B
    Room RIG 814
    24943 Flensburg

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Admission & Selection

E-Mail Confirmation

Applicants are informed via e-mail about the receipt of their application and the expected time frame of the admission decision.

Admission Decisions

Admission decisions are taken following § 2 No. 4 of the Rules and Regulations on Grading and Examinations of the University of Flensburg for the European Studies Master Programme.

"Admissions decisions are made by the admissions committee. The admission committee includes two members of the senior faculty and one member of the junior faculty as selected by the Internationales Institut für Management's professorial faculty. Decisions of the admissions committee are made by majority vote."

Numerus Clausus

Should the number of applicants exceed the number of available places, admission takes place on the basis of the grade point average (see § 2 No. 3 of the Rules and Regulations on Grading and Examinations of the University of Flensburg for the European Studies Master's Programme (German: § 2 Abs. 3 Prüfungsordnung der Universität Flensburg für den Masterstudiengang 'European Studies').




Those students who wish to re-apply need to consider the following:

  1. We will save your documents for the new round of applications, however, in order to reapply you need to fill in a new application form and forward it to us until the deadline.
  2. If the language certificate you sent us will expire in the next year (they have a validity of two years), you will also need to send us an updated version.

Applications are only kept for one year. Afterwards, a new application has to be submitted.


Take a look at our FAQ. In case you didn't find what you were looking for, contact us at:

General Information on Studying in Germany

For general information about studying in Germany and the German Higher Education System please visit the websites of the following institutions:

  • German Rectors' Conference, Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (HRK): Link
  • German Academic Exchange Service, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD): Link
  • Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF): Link
  • Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs, Kultusministerkonferenz (KMK): Link
  • Accreditation Coucil, Akkreditierungsrat (AR): Link
  • German National Association for Students Affairs, Deutsches Studentenwerk (DSW): Link
  • Federal Union of International Students in Germany, Bundesverband Ausländischer Studierender (BAS): Link

 The most important information regarding the admission process is available here.