History and Societyfull time

  • Master of Arts


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Passau


  • January 2025 (Germans and inhabitants)

    January 2025 (EU), January 2025 (Non-EU)
    Please enquire

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Summer and Winter Semester

Area of study



Ancient History, Medieval History, Modern and Contemporary History, Church History, Art and Visual Culture, Eastern European History, Digital History

Target group

Graduates of a degree programme with a specialisation in history (at least 60 ECTS credits in history or art history or visual science)


Additional qualification possible in Digital Humanities

Admission modus

Local admission restriction

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Prerequisite for the degree course is an above-average certificate of academic degree (Bachelor, Master, Diploma, State Examination) at a university in Germany or abroad based on at least three years of study in a field of History or equivalent. A subject is deemed to be equivalent if at least 60 ECTS credits have been achieved in a subdiscipline of the History Sciences. You must have achieved a final grade of at least 2.5, or be among the top 50 percent of graduates in your graduating class.

Lecture period
  • 16.10.2023 - 09.02.2024
  • 15.04.2024 - 19.07.2024

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2023/2024)
Summer semester (2024)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    01.11.2024 - 15.01.2025

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    15.01.2025 (Universitywide deadline)

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    01.11.2024 - 15.01.2025

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

    01.11.2024 - 15.01.2025

    via www.uni-assist.de Exceptions: MSc Artificial Intelligence Engineering, M.Sc. Computer Science/Informatics and M.Sc. Computational Mathematics for Specific Countries

Tuition fee

Languages of instruction

Main language


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