ADMISSION & APPLICATION


Application deadlines for winter term 2020/21:

  • EU students: 15 March 2021
  • Non-EU students: 15 January 2021

You are considered an EU student if you have obtained your Bachelor's degree in an EU country. A non-EU student is one who has obtained his or her degree in a non-EU country.

 

Language


The programme will be operated in English and German. Potential students whose mother tongue is not English, have to present sufficient skills of the English language (B2 niveau http://www.europaeischer-referenzrahmen.de/sprachniveau.php ; English version: https://www.examenglish.com/CEFR/cefr.php) either via appropriate certificates (TOEFEL, at least 88 points or equivalent tests, please have a look here http://www.zfa.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/sprachen/englisch/index.html.en) or  8 to 9 years of English in school (with higher school certificate (Abitur)).


Students whose mother tongue is not German have to povide sufficient skills in the German language (p. e. DSH 2, resp. Test DaF 4x4 or better; please have a look here http://international.rub.de/bewerbung/zulassung/deutschkenntnisse.html.en).


Application Process

1. Write an essay of application

  • About 5 pages
  • Either in English or in German
  • The essay has to deal with a thematic or methodic key aspect of the study programme and should also mention the personal interest in this particular aspect. The key aspects of the programme are presented in the module description.

2. Together with your essay, hand in:

  • CV
  • Certificates (language skills, Abitur/higher school certificate, bachelor's degree certificate, Transcript of Records). If you receive your bachelor's degree certificate not until the submission deadline, please contact us.
  • As one PDF via email to hps-plus@rub.de.


3. After a successful written application you will be invited for an interview (30 minutes), personally or via internet.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

EU students please send their application via e-mail to hps-plus@rub.de.

Non-EU students have to apply online. Important note: during the online application process you get the option to upload an essay as well as language certificates. These uploads are mandatory, even if the form says that they are optional.

You are considered an EU student if you have obtained your Bachelor's degree in an EU country. A non-EU student is one who has obtained his or her degree in a non-EU country.