Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Institute of Asian and African Studies

M.A. Asien/Afrikastudien

The admissions procedures for the Bachelor and Masters degrees are centrally regulated. For further information on admission standards visit this site.


MA in Asien/Afrikastudien

  • Two years study for the MA degree
  • Open to students from Europe, Central Asian regions, and all parts of the world
  • Instruction in German and English (Knowledge of both languages required!)
  • research and practice-oriented
  • Including topics based in Anthropology, History, Political, Cultural, Geography and Development studies
  • Regional focus on Tibet, Mongolia, Central Asian CIS and Afghanistan possible


You can find information for the particular study area of the Caucasus here.


Further information on the program and the regional focus on Central Asian CIS is available from Dr. Jesko Schmoller.

Further information on the regional focus on Tibet and Himalaya is available from Dr. Nike-Ann Schröder.

You can contact the student course advisor Schirin Frosch.

For applications please visit the Online-Bewerbungsportal of the Humboldt-Universität.

For all questions pertaining to study and application, please contact the Campus Information Service as follows:
Phone: (030) 2093-70333
Mondays to Fridays: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Further information is available in the pages of  'Bewerbung, Einschreibung und Studienverlauf' of the Humboldt-Universität as well as on the page of the Compass Service itself.


Study and Exam regulations:

New: Preliminary Study and Exam regulations for the new M.A. program Asien/Afrikastudien


        Study and Exam regulations for Master of Central Asian Studies 2014 

        Study and Exam regulations for Master of Central Asian Studies 2011


More information on M.A. Studies at the Institute