Master in Consumer Affairs
The subject of the essay for the application period winter semester 2017/18: “Globalization and the diversity of international consumption patterns”
How to Apply
Thank you very much for your patience so far!
Unfortunately, due to the extremely large number of applications we have received this year, the review process is taking a lot longer than usual.
We are doing everything we can so as to be able to announce individual results as soon as possible. We aim to be able to announce all results (both acceptances and rejections) within the next three weeks. However, please note that interviews will be held throughout August.
We would kindly ask you not to contact us with questions relating to the status of individual applications.
To apply, please complete the application form online. Click here.
Please make sure you select the right study program in “Consumer Affairs” when filling in the online form.
Once you have completed the online application form, you will receive a list of the additional documents that you will have to send to the Registrar’s Office, together with a print-out of your completed application form.
To qualify for the Master in Consumer Affairs, applicants must hold a Bachelor´s degree – requiring at least 6 semesters of study of at least 180 ECTS – in Management, Business Administration, Economics, Sociology, or an equivalent subject, or applicants need to have earned at least 30 credits in socio-economic courses in their prior degree. You may only apply for the MCA program if you have completed the Bachelor’s program at the time of your application.
At the time of the application, applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English. Detailed information is available here.
To help us selecting the very best applicants for the Master in Consumer Affairs, we follow a two-stage assessment procedure.
For detailed information about the assessment procedure, please see the visual explanation or page 16 (Anlage 2: Eignungsverfahren) official regulations.
In Stage 1 of the assessment procedure, the Eligibility Commission decides on the basis of the profile of the applicant´s previous educational background, the essay, and the letter of motivation. Candidates whose eligibility is still in doubt after this stage will be invited for an interview.