Social and Cultural Anthropologyfull time

  • Master of Arts


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Frankfurt am Main


  • June 2024 (Germans and inhabitants)

    August 2024 (Non-EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study



Examination of Subject-Related Content and Debates, Independent Development of Further Research Questions, Conceptualisation and Execution of an Individual Research Project, Theories of Culture and Society, Theoretical, methodological, region-specific, systematic or historical branches of ethnology, Current socio-cultural processes and phenomena, Field Exploration, Theory and Methodology of Ethnology


Application deadline: 01.05 - 15.06. for the winter semester

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements

BA with main subject Ethnology (at least 120 credit points) or minor subject Ethnology (at least 60 credit points) or (for the following, subject to other conditions as necessary) an equivalent recognised academic degree in a related subject area with a standard period of study of at least 6 semesters/3 years (e.g. History, Cultural Studies, Regional Studies, Religious Studies, Law, Social Sciences). The examination committee decides on the recognition and comparability of qualifications.Proof of command of English and another foreign language at least to level B1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Proof of a level of particular aptitude:Bachelor's degree (60%), letter of motivation (20%) and application colloquium (20%) Applicants with a foreign higher education entrance qualification must also provide proof of an adequate command of German in accordance with DSH regulations.

Lecture period
  • 11.04.2023 - 14.07.2023
  • 16.10.2023 - 09.02.2024

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2023/2024)
  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    as per letter of acceptance

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    01.06.2024 - 31.08.2024 (Universitywide deadline)

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    01.05.2024 - 15.06.2024

Languages of instruction

Main language


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