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Admission & Application Process: Master's program Media and Political Communication

The Master’s program Media and Political Communication is geared towards B.A. graduates of media and communication studies. Please note that its courses are mainly taught in German.

Key information

Application period

April 15 – May 31


4 semesters


Master of Arts (M.A.)

Program start

Winter semester


German, English (about 25%)

Admission requirements

  • University degree which includes at least 60 ECTS in media and communication studies (of which at least 10 ECTS were research methods)
  • Proof of language skills in German and EnglishGerman skills on a high level are an essential precondition for studying at our department as most of the courses of the master’s programs are taught in German. 

When applying, students need to prepare sufficient proof that both requirements are met. In case applicants do not have a Bachelor’s degree in media and communication studies, the application will not be successful. There are no exceptions from this rule.

Restricted Admissions

Like other higher education institutions in Germany that regularly receive large numbers of applications, Freie Universität Berlin has implemented Admission Limits (Numerus Clausus) for all Master's programs including Media and Political Communication.

Application Process

Please find detailed information on the application for Master's Programs at Freie Universität Berlin here.

Enrollment Procedure & Start of Studies

Please find more information on the Enrollment Procedure here.

Further information on the start of your studies offers the interactive online study assistant "Getting Started".