History and Politics of the 20th Centuryfull time

  • Master of Arts


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Jena


Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study

Modern History


Democracy, World Wars, Economic History, Social History, History of Ideas, Foreign Policy, International Relations, Globalisation, History, Political Science

Target group

The course is aimed at graduates with a first professional degree in Degree courses in the fields of History, Political Science, Social Science or one that is equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in the amount of 180 credits and subject-related study at a university or equivalent higher education institution in Germany or abroad.


Application deadlines: 31.05.

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

The subject related requirement is proof of academic achievements in the field of history, political science or sociology amounting to at least 60 credit points and a final grade of at least 'good' or better. Furthermore, English language skills at level B2 are required. International applicants are required to provide proof of command of German at the level of a DSH test (stage 2), a TestDaF (TDN 4) or a recognised equivalent.

Lecture period
  • 02.04.2024 - 05.07.2024
  • 14.10.2024 - 07.02.2025

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2024/2025)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    Application period winter semester: 01/04 - 15/09

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    Application period winter semester: 01/04 - 15/07

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

    Application period winter semester: 01/04 - 15/07

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Application period winter semester: 01/04 - 15/07 Application period summer semester: 01/12 - 15/01

Tuition fee

Languages of instruction

Main language


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service