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Social Protection (MSc)

Admission Criteria - M.Sc. Social Protection

To be admitted to the degree programme, students are required to provide evidence of:
  • At least a bachelor’s degree from a relevant academic field such as
    • economics
    • political sciences
    • sociology
    • international relations
    • business administration
    • public health
    • public policy
    • law
    • administration
    • education
    • social science
    • psychology
    • international relations/development
    • other subjects, insofar as the contents relating to the subject area of social protection encompass a minimum of 15 credits in accordance with the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).
  • At least 5 months practical experience (unpaid internships and/or voluntary work is accepted) in a field related to social protection.
  • Proof of English language proficiency, with a minimum level of C1 according to the common European framework, unless you are a native speaker or conducted previous studies in English. Recognized language tests can be found or students can submit a letter from their university stating that their official language of instruction was in English. 
  • A CV in table form.
  • A letter of motivation.
  • A research proposal within the area of social protection. Kindly use our template for the research proposal, which you are going to find here.

Your personal contact

Contact to the Registrar's Office


Campus Sankt Augustin: Grantham Allee 20, 53757 Sankt Augustin // Rooms E039 - E040 & E044 - E048

Campus Rheinbach: Egermanstr. 1, 53359 Rheinbach // Rooms 1.304 - 1.305

Opening hours

Telephone consultation hours: Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 12:00, Monday - Thursday: 14:00 - 15:00

Personal consultation hours by appointment only