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Social Sciences

University of Göttingen

36 months
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About

The aim of the Social Sciences programme in Social Sciences at the Faculty of Social Sciences from University of Göttingen, is to qualify the students for taking on responsible tasks in research and education and in non-university fields of occupation

Overview

The Social Sciences programme from University of Göttingen is a research-oriented, post-graduate course of education with a set curriculum enables students to master the modern theories and methods of the social sciences, to critically reflect upon them and apply them as well as to produce scientific knowledge. In addition, key qualifications are also conveyed.

Features

The joint object of research of the individual disciplines at the Faculty of Social Sciences is the social action of humans at a historically and socially definable location. 

Based on current social processes and problems the conditions for individual and collective actions are examined, their cultural, gender and class specific forms described and its effects and consequences on macrosocial as well as microsocial level are examined.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods of research
  • Seminar for doctoral candidates 
  • Interim conclusions workshop 
  • Science communications 
  • Presentation techniques 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

20 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  Completed M.A. programme with a standard period of study of one year or equivalent programme in a subject area represented at the Faculty of Social Sciences or a related subject area.
  • Proof of examination achievements completed during the B.A. or M.A. programme or an equivalent programme 
  • Proof of examination achievements completed during the B.A. or M.A. programme or an equivalent programme 
  • The Graduate Committee may grant provisional acceptance, allowing the student to earn credits not yet earned within the following two semesters (“study contract” amounting to 30 ECTS credits

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Göttingen

730 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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