Master of Arts Degree in Bavaria in Germany

Top MA Programs in Bavaria in Germany 2017/2018

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A master's degree is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.

Germany is a great destination for international scholarsand has a high quality higher education system. The value of this level of education has been improved by the Germany's strong economy. Foreign students enjoy excellent living standards in a secure and safe surroundings. Berlin is the capital.

Bavaria is a state in the southeast of Germany. It is the 2nd most populate state with more than 12 million inhabitants. The roots of this region have a history of when it was a kingdom in 1806. It is home to major influential cities in Germany like Munich.

MAs in Bavaria in Germany

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MA in History & Economics

University of Bayreuth
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Bayreuth

The master’s programme History & Economics offers you an interdisciplinary education in history and economics that is currently one-of-a-kind in Germany. This unique combination leads to a career-qualifying degree that enables graduates to start a career in the private sector or continue their postgraduate education. [+]

Best Masters of Arts in Bavaria in Germany. The economy is constantly changing. The latest economic crises have taught us that a long-term perspective can help us to better understand changes in the economy. For this reason, the field of economic history has been experiencing a boom over the past several years. More and more experts are needed to analyse complex economic relationships and develop integrative approaches to achieving solutions on the basis of historical experience. The master’s programme History & Economics offers you an interdisciplinary education in history and economics that is currently one-of-a-kind in Germany. This unique combination leads to a career-qualifying degree that enables graduates to start a career in the private sector or continue their postgraduate education. Profile of the Master’s Programme Economic history addresses a wide range of both fundamental and applied questions: What are the underlying reasons for economic growth? What explains economic crises and recovery? Why have some nations become rich and others poor? Why has the world economy converged at some points in history and disintegrated at others? What is the role of institutions and the state? How does our understanding of the economy and our theoretical models shape economic outcomes? What is capitalism? Has it always functioned the same way? When did it come into existence? In the master’s programme History & Economics you will discuss these questions and many more. You will get a fresh look at topics such as the Great Depression, long-term economic growth, sovereign debt crises, or... [-]

MA in Philosophy & Economics

University of Bayreuth
Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Germany Bayreuth + 1 more

The Departments of Philosophy and Economics offer a leading and unique Master Programme in Philosophy & Economics in Europe. P&E will provide you with a rigorous education in core areas of economics and analytic philosophy. [+]

The Departments of Philosophy and Economics offer a leading and unique Master Programme in Philosophy & Economics in Europe. P&E will provide you with a rigorous education in core areas of economics and analytic philosophy. A P&E degree is the foundation for society’s future decision-makers in government, business, science, and NGOs. If you are looking for an ambitious PPE or PEP Master you will find plenty of political philosophy and political economy in our programme. If you are looking for an Master programme in economics with a difference, then you have also landed at the right place. The programme is targeted at students with an interest in obtaining an advanced analytical and quantitative training as a foundation for pursuing research-based careers in academia, public service, and business. In designing the degree we had in mind economists and philosophers as well as those with political scientists or those with a background in business or management studies who are intent on sharpening their abilities in normative reflection, on deepening of their knowledge of subjects they have pursued during their Bachelor’s studies, and on broadening and enhancing their methodological skills in key areas relevant to both disciplines. A modern degree for modern challenges We see both economics and philosophy and their integration as methods for analysing allocation, distributive, and institutional mechanisms in a world that is in need of new global governance structures. Chief among these are pressing foundational and practical questions: What are the dimensions of equality? Does globalisation threaten social solidarity?... [-]

MA in History & Economics

University of Bayreuth
Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Germany Bayreuth + 1 more

The master’s programme History & Economics offers you an interdisciplinary education in history and economics that is currently one-of-a-kind in Germany. This unique combination leads to a career-qualifying degree that enables graduates to start a career in the private sector or continue their postgraduate education. [+]

Best Masters of Arts in Bavaria in Germany. The New Master Programme History & Economics The economy is constantly changing. The latest economic crises have taught us that a long-term perspective can help us to better understand changes in the economy. For this reason, the field of economic history has been experiencing a boom over the past several years. More and more experts are needed to analyse complex economic relationships and develop integrative approaches to achieving solutions on the basis of historical experience. The master’s programme History & Economics offers you an interdisciplinary education in history and economics that is currently one-of-a-kind in Germany. This unique combination leads to a career-qualifying degree that enables graduates to start a career in the private sector or continue their postgraduate education. Profile & Curriculum Profile of the Master’s Programme Economic history addresses a wide range of both fundamental and applied questions: What are the underlying reasons for economic growth? What explains economic crises and recovery? Why have some nations become rich and others poor? Why has the world economy converged at some points in history and disintegrated at others? What is the role of institutions and the state? How does our understanding of the economy and our theoretical models shape economic outcomes? What is capitalism? Has it always functioned the same way? When did it come into existence? In the master’s programme History & Economics you will discuss these questions and many more. You will get a fresh look at topics such as... [-]

Master in Business

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 - 4  March 2018 Germany Munich Stuttgart + 1 more

This programme in business management is for aspiring managers who want to develop the competence that is indispensable to move into the upper management level. [+]

Transition into the upper management Are you eyeing challenging roles in upper management in global companies? Do you want to set yourself apart with the perfect blend of managerial talent and aptitude for change and innovation? If so, this Master programme in Business is the right one for you. In this Master’s programme, you will cultivate the competence that is indispensable to steer your career towards upper management level. You will develop a strong conceptual foundation complemented by the thorough know-how of relevant methods and tools, so that you are prepared to efficiently manage and plan innovation processes and steer corporate strategies resolutely. Business management entails making well-informed decisions and leading a company to economic and social success. In the constantly evolving business world, change is the norm and the managers of tomorrow need to have the aptitude to initiate and manage change in all aspects of business. Excellent managerial skills, a deep understanding of various aspects of business and the courage to take a new course at the right time is pivotal. We gear you up for leadership positions in the digital and international business world. The broad curriculum encompasses all aspects of strategic and operational management integrating in-depth business knowledge and practical application. Not only will you gain a deep understanding of the theories of management and business management, but also deal hands-on with marketing strategies, digital transformation, strategy, innovation and business intelligence. Potential careers with this M.A Business Development Manager Business Analyst Business Intelligence Manager Founder or... [-]

M.A International Tourism Management

Deggendorf Institute of Technology
Campus Full time Part time March 2018 Germany Pfarrkirchen + 1 more

In this postgraduate degree, students broaden their expertise and deepen their knowledge of cross-sector industries in the health and tourism sector, such as spas, prevention centres, rehab clinics, sports centres, recreation, leisure and culture centres. [+]

Best Masters of Arts in Bavaria in Germany. To apply online, please visit: Apply Online - Deggendorf Institute of Technology International tourism generates billions of euros annually and is still one of the fastest-growing industries. Depending upon whether it is business or pleasure, the hospitality and event management sectors also benefit from – and add to the experience of – international tourism, and are inextricably linked to it. Taking into account these associated areas only makes the overall sector more lucrative and appealing. In this postgraduate degree, students broaden their expertise and deepen their knowledge of cross-sector industries in the health and tourism sector, such as spas, prevention centres, rehab clinics, sports centres, recreation, leisure and culture centres. The following global tourism trends will be included in this Masters programme: Health and wellness tourism due to demographic change and rising health consciousness Continued globalization and urbanization of destination package deals, the development of new international destinations Increased digitization in the tourism industry through website booking engines Increased customization of travel packages with so-called “dynamic packaging“ Social networks as a communication base for marketing and travel destination reviews Trends towards ecological, green tourism Degree: Master of Arts (M.A.) Duration: 3 semesters Start: March (summer semester) Admission requirements Completion of undergraduate studies in a national or foreign university with at least 210 ECTS points in Tourism Managment or Economic Sciences or equivalent. Language requirements, please see - Deggendorf Language requirements Course language: English Fees: No tuition fees, only €52 student services fee... [-]

M.A. in Media and Communication

University of Passau
Campus Full time 4 - 6  October 2017 Germany Passau

The Master's programme in Media and Communication combines practical journalism and communication theory, giving you the ideal preparation for your future career, be it in academia or in journalism. [+]

About the programme The Master's programme in Media and Communication combines practical journalism and communication theory, giving you the ideal preparation for your future career, be it in academia or in journalism. Building on your undergraduate degree, you will gain advanced knowledge and skills in selected areas of focus and in the interdisciplinary extension modules. You will also gain a broad grounding in social science, as the programme's core modules include Communication Studies, Media Studies, Media Informatics and Media Education. This Master's degree builds on the profile of the Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication Studies, which was voted one of the best Media Studies programmes in Germany in the 2011 CHE ranking and has received the Seal of Quality of the German Foundation for the Accreditation of Study Programmes. Features Bavaria's first cross-media editorial room with a state-of-the-art newsroom The Centre for Media and Communications is the first of its kind among German universities Additional cross-media-related courses taught by expert professional instructors Close co-operation with visiting lecturers Plenty of opportunities to get involved in one of the campus media student groups (TV, radio, web and print) An annual Journalism Summer School for highly motivated students The Institute of Interdisciplinary Media Science (IFIM) provides the interdisciplinary backup for all areas of teaching and research Excellent internship opportunities owing to the close relationships with regional, national and international media organisations Study at one of Germany's most beautiful campus universities (2009 Unicum survey) Programme syllabus The Master of Arts in Media... [-]

M.A. History

University of Passau
Campus Full time 4 - 6  October 2017 Germany Passau

The research-focused Master's programme in History imparts theory and research methods, enabling you to apply scientific principles to historical topics. [+]

Best Masters of Arts in Bavaria in Germany. About the programme The research-focused Master's programme in History imparts theory and research methods, enabling you to apply scientific principles to historical topics. You will learn to tackle complex issues and reconstruct historical developments and events by cross-referencing source material. Most history programmes tend to focus on the major historical periods; the M.A. History at the University of Passau additionally includes subjects from closely related disciplines. The programme is designed to allow you to actively shape your study path by selecting two focus modules to suit your personal interests and career plans. Features A combination of conventional history course content and a choice of major epochs, subjects and regional disciplines, with the possibility to include topics from closely related disciplines Core subjects: the Ancient World, the Middle Ages, Modernity and Contemporary History, Eastern European History, Ecclesiastical History and Auxiliary Sciences of History You may specialise further by choosing a second focus subject Supplementary qualification: Certificate of Digital Humanities Programme syllabus The degree programme comprises eight module groups: A) Intensive modules B) Extension modules C) Research module D) Auxiliary sciences E) Theory and methods F) Subject-specific interdisciplinary modules A) You will choose two focus areas from the offered historical areas as intensive modules: Ancient History, the Middle Ages, Modernity and Contemporary History, Eastern European History, Ecclesiastical History and Auxiliary Sciences of History. B) You may choose any of the history courses offered in module group A to extend your knowledge of history. C)... [-]

M.A. Geography: Culture, Environment and Tourism

University of Passau
Campus Full time 4 - 6  October 2017 Germany Passau

This accredited master's programme in Geography allows you to combine regional science and tourism research and specialise in one of seven cultural world regions while learning the corresponding foreign language. This subject combination is unique in Germany. [+]

About the programme This accredited master's programme in Geography allows you to combine regional science and tourism research and specialise in one of seven cultural world regions while learning the corresponding foreign language. This subject combination is unique in Germany. The programme features compulsory modules in business, economics and cultural studies, based on the University's tremendously successful International Cultural and Business Studies (ICBS) programme. While studying this programme, you will develop the skill set required to tackle complex issues in regional development and tourism using integrative and interdisciplinary approaches. In-depth regional knowledge and extensive intercultural competence round off the profile of this hands-on programme of study. Features A combination of subjects that is unique in Germany Core subjects: cultural and environmental geography; regional science and tourism; management and marketing; and interdisciplinary regional and tourism analysis Specialise in a world region of your choice and learn the corresponding language Make your own research projects part of the programme, focusing on regional studies and tourism Programme syllabus The programme consists of three module groups: A) Core modules The core modules give you an overview of the principle topics and problems of the relevant geographic subjects (cultural and environmental geography, regional studies and tourism) in regional contexts, as well as management and marketing. During the ‘Vor Ort’ excursion at the beginning of the programme you will have an opportunity to discuss fundamental questions of tourism and regional development with other students, lecturers and guest speakers. You will complete the following four core modules... [-]

MA in The Americas / Las Américas

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Nürnberg

The Americas / Las Américas [+]

Best Masters of Arts in Bavaria in Germany. Contents of the degree programme Basic module: The Americas/Las Américas Compulsory elective module: Spanish language practice(Español avanzado) Compulsory elective module: English language practice Compulsory elective module: Area and region (Raum und Region) Compulsory elective module: North American studies North America: Culture & literature Latin America: Culture and literature (América Latina: Cultura y literatura) Compulsory elective module: Migration (Migration) Compulsive elective module: Human rights(Menschenrechte) Compulsory elective module: Latin American Studies (Estudios latinoamericanos) North America: Politics & society Latin America: Politics and society (América Latina: Politica y sociedad) Project module: The Americas/Las Américas Master’s thesis Occupational fields Cultural management International organisations Publishing and journalism In political education or in intercultural fields of work at the intersection of business, politics and culture Teaching and research International Semester(s) abroad (information only available in German) Partner universities of the Institute of English and American Studies (information only available in German) Partner universities of the Institute of Romance Studies (information only available in German) Qualification requirements subject-related or equivalent degrees covering content from English/American studies and/or Latin American/Ibero-American studies worth at least 60 ECTS Language requirements Good English and Spanish proficiency required: proof of English proficiency level GER C1 and Spanish proficiency level GER B2 or vice versa, GER C1 in Spanish and GER B2 in English Student Services fee The contribution of students currently amounts to 42 Euro per semester. An additional charge of 70 Euro covers the mandatory basic “semester ticket”, a transit pass that provides... [-]

MA in English Studies

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Erlangen Nürnberg + 1 more

The idiomatic element of language: construction grammar, valency theory, research on collocation and idiomaticity. [+]

Contents of the degree programme The FAU Master of Arts English Studies is a degree programme with a focus on research. It offers in-depth study of the English language and the literatures and cultures of Great Britain and Ireland (as well as other English speaking countries). The course of study is modularised and encourages a specialisation in one of the two following fields: Specialisation Culture and Literature Introductory module: Culture / Linguistics / Literature Elective module Core module: Culture / Linguistics / Literature Master’s module Wildcard Master’s thesis Specialisation Linguistics and Applied Linguistics The idiomatic element of language: construction grammar, valency theory, research on collocation and idiomaticity Foreign language teaching: lexicography, grammar, contrastive linguistics, speech perception and production, literacy development, bilingualism and bilingual education First and second language acquisition and research on learner language Corpus linguistics The English language: history and variation Students may study one of these fields exclusively (specialisation), or they may choose to study a combination of the two fields (dedicating an equal amount of their studies to both fields). All three paths comprise special advanced language classes to further develop students’ skills in the English language as well as their academic skills encourage students to choose modules from a range of related subjects (including North American Studies, Book Studies, Romance languages and others) offer a number of places for studying abroad at other European universities are taught entirely in English We recommend that students explore the structure of the programme in more detail on our website:... [-]

MA in North American Studies: Culture and Literature

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Nürnberg

A research-oriented MA program with an area-specific profile in which cultural and literary developments in the USA, Canada, and the Anglophone Caribbean are analyzed [+]

Best Masters of Arts in Bavaria in Germany. Contents of the degree programme Basic modules: Cultural Studies Literary Studies Language Intermediary modules: Cultural Studies Literary Studies Survey module Advanced modules: Cultural Studies Literary Studies Interdisciplinary project module Master’s Thesis Occupational fields Political education International organisations Cultural management Publishing and Librarianship/Journalism Fields of work at the intersection of business, politics and culture Teaching and Research International Semester(s) abroad highly encouraged Partner universities of the Department of English and American Studies include Georgia State University (Atlanta), University of Georgia (Athens), University of Kansas (Kansas), Minnesota State University (Mankato) Qualification requirements A first, above-average academic degree in American or English Studies (GPA equivalent to the German “gut”, i.e. up to 2.5; grades between 2.5 and 3.5: successful interview required). Students who have received a degree in English Studies need to present proof of a significant focus on literature and culture classes, preferably with America-related content, with their record of transcripts; 2-3 page essay on a topic that will be published on our homepage. Language requirements Good English proficiency required, e.g. GER C1 level or 95 points in TOEFL iBT, or 7.0 IELTS Proof of German proficiency at CEFR A1 level (info on German language courses and examinations at FAU; https://www.fau.eu/international/international-applicants/bachelors-masters-state-examinations/admission-requirements/german-language-skills-and-certificates/), needs to be documented within the first year of studies. Student Services fee The contribution of students currently amounts to 42 Euro per semester. An additional charge of 70 Euro covers the mandatory basic “semester ticket”, a transit pass that provides students with... [-]

MA in Development Economics and International Studies

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Nürnberg

Development Economics and International Studies [+]

Contents of the degree programme Compulsory modules: International Economics I + II Development Economics I + II International Business Ethics I + II Research Methods I + II Regional modules (varies from year to year): Economic Development of the Middle East I & II Research Seminar on Iraqi Economy Business & Society in Latin America An Introduction to Population Studies: Southern Africa Introduction to the Chinese Economy China’s Economic Imbalances The Economy of the United States Development Issues of Mexico Economia, sociedad y politica en el mundo iberoamericano Elective Modules (varies from year to year): International Finance Sustainable Development and National Strategies Politics in Non-European Regions International Relations Human Rights and Human Rights Policy Work and Organization Comparative Analysis of Societies Master’s thesis Occupational fields Leading positions in public institutions, non-profit organisations and corporate development and collaboration. Teaching and research in development economics International Semester(s) abroad Partner universities of the Institute of Economics Qualification requirements First university degree (Bachelor’s, Diplom or equivalent) in economics. Applicants with a degree in a related subject must submit proof of a strong focus on economics and quantitative methods in their previous studies. Grade point average of 2.5 or better (in the German marking system). If the average mark is between 2.51 and 2.75, there can be a selection interview. Language requirements Good English proficiency required (C1 Level) Proof of German proficiency is not required; however, we strongly recommend German proficiency at CEFR A2 level as a minimum Sound knowledge of English (CEFR C1) Student... [-]

MA in Human Rights

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Nürnberg

The M.A. programme in Human Rights is an interdisciplinary and international postgraduate degree programme offered at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg. It is directed by Professor Heiner Bielefeldt, Chair in Human Rights and Human Rights Politics and former UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief (2010–2016), Professor Markus Krajewski, Chair in Public Law and Public International Law, and Assoc. Professor Michael Krennerich, Chair for Human Rights and Human Rights Politics. [+]

Best Masters of Arts in Bavaria in Germany. Description The M.A. programme in Human Rights is an interdisciplinary and international postgraduate degree programme offered at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg. It is directed by Professor Heiner Bielefeldt, Chair in Human Rights and Human Rights Politics and former UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief (2010–2016), Professor Markus Krajewski, Chair in Public Law and Public International Law, and Assoc. Professor Michael Krennerich, Chair for Human Rights and Human Rights Politics. The M.A. Human Rights addresses the growing importance of human rights in all areas of society and academia. The course programme covers fundamental challenges as well as current issues. It pursues an interdisciplinary approach by taking the political, philosophical and legal dimensions of human rights into account. Graduates of the programme will be equipped with theoretical and practical skills to pursue professional activities in various human rights contexts. In the first semester, all students will enroll in three compulsory modules covering political, philosophical and legal foundations of human rights respectively. In the second semester, students will participate in a compulsory, interdisciplinary module on non-discrimination and may elect four out of the following special modules: Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Business and Human Rights; Freedom of Religion and Belief; Gender and Human Rights; International Criminal Law; Transitional Justice; Human Rights of Refugees; and Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The third semester is devoted to the master thesis. The programme can be taken up only in the winter term starting in October.... [-]

Master of Arts International Business

Munich Business School
Campus Full time 18 - 24  September 2018 Germany Munich

This Master program is the perfect continuation of your previous economic studies. Its broad range of in-depth study courses, its international orientation and practice-oriented content guarantee the best possible preparation for you to launch a successful professional career. [+]

Master of Arts International Business

This Master program is the perfect continuation of your previous economic studies. Its broad range of in-depth study courses, its international orientation and practice-oriented content guarantee the best possible preparation for you to launch a successful professional career.

MASTER International Business at a Glance

PROGRAM START September (Pre-Master: June)

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION

German Track: 70% German/30% English English Track: 100% English

DURATION

18 months (Single Degree) 24 months (Dual Degree)

WORKLOAD 90-120 ECTS (depending on the first degree)

FORMAT Full-time

HIGHLIGHTS

2 of 7 Concentrations 1 of 6 International Focusses 1 Business Project 1 integrated Semester Abroad or Dual Degree ... [-]

North and Latin American Studies

University of Passau
Campus Full time 4 - 6  October 2017 Germany Passau

The Master of Arts programme in North and Latin American Studies combines North American and Latin American Studies into a single and unique syllabus which draws from a variety of academic disciplines and gives its students profound insight into the two Americas as distinct entities, as well as their global ties and relations. This answers to a rising demand for graduates with a broad academic background and specific knowledge of America, particularly at a time when North and South are growing together on many levels, while the gap between Europe and America is widening [+]

Best Masters of Arts in Bavaria in Germany. About the programme The Master of Arts programme in North and Latin American Studies combines North American and Latin American Studies into a single and unique syllabus which draws from a variety of academic disciplines and gives its students profound insight into the two Americas as distinct entities, as well as their global ties and relations. This answers to a rising demand for graduates with a broad academic background and specific knowledge of America, particularly at a time when North and South are growing together on many levels, while the gap between Europe and America is widening. This is an accredited programme which has received the Seal of Quality of the Foundation for the Accreditation of Study Programmes in Germany. Features Emphasis on both Americas Core subjects: Geography, Literary and Cultural Studies, Political Science and Business Administration The degree programme includes foreign study in Latin America in which students learn first-hand about the South Americans' attitudes towards their big neighbour in the north Transferable skills are developed with the aim of generating inter-disciplinary co-operation Students can create an individual study profile Programme syllabus The programme consists of three module groups: Foundation module American modules Profile modules Academic entry requirements Applicants should have an undergraduate degree obtained after a programme of at least three years' full-time study in a social science, cultural studies, business, economics or a related discipline with a result of 3.0 or better according to the German marking system or... [-]