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M.A. Sociology - European Societies

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Application Info

You have reached the end of the Online Studies Selection Guide (OSA). We hope that you were able to gain a thorough insight into the Master’s Program ‘Sociology – European Societies’, including information on the content, structure, daily life at the Institute of Sociology and the entry requirements.

Below you can find relevant information on the application procedure as well as our contact details.


How do I apply?

Prospective students who graduated from a university in Germany apply directly at the Freie University. Graduates from universities outside of Germany have to apply via the uni-assist platform.

Detailed information on the application process and the required supporting documents is provided on the general FU website ‘Application Procedure for Master’s Programs at the Freie University Berlin’:


Our homepage also provides some specific information on the applications:


Please take time and read the pages carefully!

When do I apply?

Applications are considered between April, 15 and May, 31 each year for entry in October. Admission is possible only for winter semester.

When will I know whether I am admitted?

The Admissions Office of the Freie University sends the letters of admission and letters of rejection per regular post starting mid-July.

Open House

Every year in April the Institute of Sociology invites prospective students to visit.

Besides a presentation of the Master's program, the teaching staff, and cooperating research facilities, prospective students are kindly invited to ask individual questions to present students and faculty members. Furthermore, participants are provided with an opportunity to attend a lecture of the Master's program.

Specific information on the program and timing of the event can be found on the homepage of the program.


If you have further inquiries, you can reach us in the following ways:

per post

Institute of Sociology, Master’s Program ‘Sociology – European Societies’,
Garystr. 55, 14195 Berlin

per e-mail ma-sociology@fu-berlin.de
per telephone (+49) (0) 30 838 51383

Please consider the advice and information on the homepage of the Master’s program: