Master in Consumer Affairs

Please note

The subject of the essay for the application period winter semester 2018/19 will be announced in March.


How to Apply

To apply, please complete the application form online. Click here.

All applicants for a Master’s degree who did not obtain their qualification for postgraduate studies (usually a Bachelor’s degree) in a country within the EU/EEA have to apply via Uni-Assist as well.

Please make sure you select your preferred programme of study, Consumer Affairs, when filling in the online form.

Once you have completed the online application form, you will receive a list of additional documents that you will have to send to the Registrar’s Office, along with a print-out of your completed application form.

Entrance Requirements

To qualify for the Master in Consumer Affairs, applicants must hold a Bachelor´s degree, requiring at least 6 semesters of study worth at least 180 ECTS, in Management, Business Administration, Economics, Sociology, or an equivalent subject, or applicants need to have obtained at least 30 credits in socio-economic courses in their prior degree. You can only apply for the MCA program if you hold a Bachelor’s degree at the time of your application.

Applicants must be able to prove that they are proficient in English when they apply (proof of English proficiency submitted after the application deadline will not be taken into consideration). Detailed information is available here.


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Assessment Procedure

We follow a two-stage assessment procedure so as to be able to select the best possible candidates for the Master in Consumer Affairs.

For detailed information about the assessment procedure, please see this diagram or page 16 of our (Anlage 2: Eignungsverfahren) official regulation handbook.

In the first stage of the assessment procedure candidates are vetted based on their previous academic background, the essay they have submitted and their personal statement (letter of motivation). Candidates whose eligibility is still questionable after this stage will be invited to take part in an interview.


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