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Your Next Step on your career path: a Master’s Degree at UE

Your personal and professional development is our top priority here at UE. All our team members support you on every step of your journey towards your career goals.

The main requirement for a master’s degree at University of Applied Sciences Europe is a completed bachelor’s degree programme.

Transfers – that is, graduates with a non-specialist bachelor’s degree – must complete preliminary or preparatory courses before starting their studies. These courses are also provided by University of Applied Sciences Europe: our Student Guidance Office is happy to advise you.

 

Application process for a Master’s Degree in Business, Sport & Tech Programmes

You can apply a year in advance for your desired starting semester. The application deadline for the winter semester is 1 September (Non-EU: 1 September*) and for the summer semester February 28th (Non-EU: February 05th). After these deadlines there will be a waiting list procedure for available study places each semester. If you already have a valid student visa for Germany, you can apply within the official application deadline.

* Please take into consideration delays e.g. with entry visa.

The main requirement for a master’s degree at University of Applied Sciences Europe is a completed bachelor’s degree programme.

Transfers – that is, graduates with a non-specialist bachelor’s degree – must complete preliminary or preparatory courses before starting their studies. These courses are also provided by University of Applied Sciences Europe: our Student Guidance Office is happy to advise you.

 

Students must meet the following requirements to qualify for a master’s degree programme:

  • Online-application
  • Master Questionnaire
  • Completion of a Bachelor's degree programme 
  • Your degree must be related to the selected programme of study
  • Interview in English
  • IELTS - overal band score from 5.5

Additional requirements for MBA: 

  • 1 year of work experience
  • Proof of basic statistics knowledge*

*If statistics was not sufficiently covered in your Bachelor’s degree, you will have the option to take a pre-study course in statistics at UE.

Application process

1. Your application: To apply, you must submit the completed online application form, your résumé, a cover letter (approx. 1 to 1.5 DIN A4 pages), a copy of your passport plus your high school diploma qualifying you for university entrance.

2. Interview: If the members of our selection committee agree that you are a promising candidate, we will call you for an entrance examination followed by an interview. After this, we will tell you straight away if you have been accepted.

3. Reservation fee (only for non-EU citizens): Once you are accepted as a student, you will be asked to pay a reservation fee of 3.000 €. The reservation fee is a one-time payment that will secure your spot and will be deducted from the total cost of the programme. You can find more information about this fee here.

4. Letter of admission: Once we have received your signed contract and the reservation fee of 3.000 € we will issue your letter of admission. This is mendatory for your visa application.

Tips on writing the covering letter

Confidence in the English language is essential for success in your studies. Thus, one purpose of the covering letter is to give us an idea of your language skills. Describe to us in one to one-and-a-half DIN A4 pages (font: Arial 12, single line spacing) why you are interested in the course you have chosen, why you would like to study at UE, and what your expectations are. You should also include in your covering letter any special characteristics or inspiring experience based on previous internships or work experience.

Application for the Art & Design Department of the University of Europe - Master

We’re delighted that you’re interested in the master’s degree programme at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE). To be accepted to the master’s degree programme at our university, you first have to fulfill certain requirements. Everything you need to know is listed below. Should you have any further questions, our Student Guidance Office is happy to help. 

You can apply a year in advance for the winter or summer semester, which starts on 01 September or 01 March respectively. After this deadline there will be a waiting list procedure for available study places each semester. If you already have a valid student visa for Germany, you can apply within the official application deadline.

* Please take into consideration delays e.g. with entry visa

  • Proof of a completed university degree qualifying you for a professional career in an art, design, or media-based area of business[1] (bachelor’s or master’s degree from a university, university of applied sciences, or equivalent university in Germany or abroad); and the appropriate bachelor’s degree for which you have gained at least 210 credits in line with the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)[2].
  • Proof of sufficient knowledge of English (IELTS — overall band score from 5.5). This is not needed for applicants who have completed their bachelor’s degree or profession-qualifying university degree in the English language.

The same requirements apply for international students

  • Degrees in subjects of Digital Media, Information Technology, Design, Communication Design, Media Technology, Media Science, Architecture, Interior Design, Set Design, or related subjects are suitable.
  • You can also be accepted for the master’s degree programme if you have completed your bachelor’s degree with 180 credits. The remaining 30 credits can be gained by the end of the first semester of your master’s degree programme, or as an extra semester prior to starting the programme. 
  • Application process

    1. Your application: To apply, you must submit the completed online application form, your résumé, a cover letter (approx. 1 to 1.5 DIN A4 pages), a copy of your passport plus your high school diploma qualifying you for university entrance. 

    2. Interview: If the members of our selection committee agree that you are a promising candidate, we will call you for an entrance examination followed by an interview. After this, we will tell you straight away if you have been accepted.

    3. Reservation fee (only for non-EU citizens): Once you are accepted as a student, you will be asked to pay a reservation fee of 3.000 €. The reservation fee is a one-time payment that will secure your spot and will be deducted from the total cost of the programme.  You can find more information about this fee here.

    4. Letter of admission: Once we have received your signed contract and the reservation fee of 3.000 € we will issue your letter of admission. This is mandatory for your visa application.

Once we have reviewed your application, you will receive an invitation to the interview and will be asked to provide a written proposal for a master’s thesis.

Please bring along to the interview:

  • Your résumé in a tabular format.
  • Bachelor’s degree, transcript, and portfolio with your artistic work.
  • Proposal for a potential master’s thesis, roughly sketched out.

The interview will last about 45 minutes and include a personal talk with at least two high-level representatives of our university. You will have the chance to present your proposal and your portfolio. If we have all the necessary documents, you will receive the results of the interview immediately afterwards. 

If you are located abroad you can attend the interview via Skype or ZOOM.

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