Humboldt University Berlin

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♦ Contacts ♦ Programme Structures ♦ Application ♦ Exchange Semesters ♦ News

 

Website of the University

At Humboldt University of Berlin, students will be able to attend a wide range of courses from ancient history (one of the specialities at Humboldt University) via medieval history and early modern/Renaissance history to contemporary history (with a focus on Holocaust studies, the history of Nazi Germany, and the recent history of the GDR)

Contacts

For all questions regarding schedules, exchange semester, application, etc. please contact the Student Advisor:

Kathrin Hansen

E-mail: european.history@hu-berlin.de

Friedrichstrasse 191, Raum 4011 Tel.: 030/2093- 70535 

Academic Supervisors

Prof. Dr. Heike Wieters

E-mail: heike.wieters@hu-berlin.de

Research focus: Historische Europaforschung/ Historical Research on Europe and European Integration

 

Prof. Dr. Hannes Grandits

E-mail: hannes.grandits@hu-berlin.de

Research focus: Südosteuropäische Geschichte/ South-East European History

 

Prof. Dr. Xenia von Tippelskirch

E-mail: xenia.vontippelskirch@hu-berlin.de

Research focus: Geschichte der Renaissance/ Renaissance History

 

Programme Structure at Humboldt

  Students can choose five Modules from the core themes of the degree:

  • Social and Economic History of Europe, Urbanisation and Industrialisation
  • Cultural History, History of Religions, History of Science
  • History of Dictatorships, Violence and Conflicts
  • Colonialism and Post-Colonialism
  • Imperial Histories and Nation-Building
  • Migration, International and Transcultural Relationships

The following is a recommended schedule of modules with courses and credit points. It is not a mandatory study course plan, but rather an ideal one:

  1st semester 2nd semester 3rd semester 4th semester
  Enrolment at home university orientation, personal schedule   1st period abroad eventual second period abroad
M01 Methodology and Theory 10 ECTS      
M02-M07 Mandatory elective module M02-M07 10 ECTS Mandatory elective module M02-M07 10 ECTS Mandatory elective module M02-M07 10 ECTS  
M02-M07   Mandatory elective module M02-M07 10 ECTS Mandatory elective module M02-M07 10 ECTS  
  Individual Academic Profiling 5 ECTS Individual Academic Profiling 5 ECTS Individual Academic Profiling 5 ECTS  
  General elective module 5 ECTS General elective module 5 ECTS General elective module 5 ECTS  
        Master’s Thesis and Oral Defence
  12 credit hours 30 ECTS 12+x credit hours 30 ECTS 12+x credit hours 30 ECTS 0 credit hours 30 ECTS

 

Application

Corona-Updates:

Information from the Dean’s Office and the Faculty Administration of the Faculty of Philosophy on immediate measures at the Faculty can be found at:

https://fakultaeten.hu-berlin.de/de/philfak/aktuelle-informationen-zu-corona

https://twitter.com/DekanatF

Please note that admissions are limited.

Admission Requirements

  • BA degree in the humanities (including political science, the social sciences, law, communications, media, journalism)
  • Please note: A history minor in the BA (60 ECTS credits) increases your chances of being accepted into the programme
  • The final grade of the BA and the language certificates are essential for a successful application (you can find the previous numerus clausus/GPA listings here)
  • Knowledge of 3 languages:

  1. English C1 – more detailed in German here
  2. German B2 – more Info on UNI-Assist: Here in German und here in English Goethe Zertifikat, Sprachenzentrum HU (exams at Sprachenzentrum), state accredited Language schools, etc.
  3. Another modern European language A2 – each official European language will be accepted for example: certificate from a language school/test at the “Sprachenzentrum” of the HU/Native speaker or at least 10 CP at a German University in German courses, etc.

How do I apply?

A) German applicants

More information here.

Application for Germans with an international Abitur – per “Uni-Assist” (More information here)

B) International applicants

via “Uni-Assist” here.

  • You have to apply online at Uni-Assist AND on paper during the application period!
  • You need to send your application to the Uni-Assist address, not to Humboldt!
  • More useful information for international applicants here.

Further information regarding the application process

Compass-Hotline: Erstinformationen für Studierende

Bewerbung und Einschreibung an der Humboldt-Universität

Bewerbung für ein höheres Fachsemester als Quereinstieg/Fachwechsel

Hochschulwechsel

Bewerbung mit Abitur oder Bachelor-Abschluss aus dem Ausland

International Office

 

Exchange Semesters

Experience Reports by HU students

Mandatory Exchange Semester

Internships Abroad

Non-Academic Partner Institutions  

 



Cite this blog post
gontermann (2019, October 29). Humboldt University Berlin. European History Master. Retrieved May 19, 2024, from https://euhistma.hypotheses.org/540

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