Brandt School Universit├Ąt Erfurt

Important Note:

If you are applying under the DAAD's Helmut Schmidt Programme for the MPP student intake 2020 at the Brandt School, please note that the admission requirements and the application process applicable to your application are different to the ones for the 2019 student intake described below!

Please find all relevant information on the Helmut Schmidt Programme 2020-22 and on its application and admission details on our website.

Admission Requirements (MPP Student Intake October 2019)

The prerequisites for applying to the Master of Public Policy program at the Brandt School for the student intake October 2019 are:

  • higher education entrance qualification (i.e. high school diploma, Abitur)

  • college or university degree (Bachelor, Master, Diploma, state exam, etc.) equivalent to a German Bachelor's degree with a minimum duration of 6 semesters

  • first professional experience

  • above-average grades or above-average professional performance

  • analytical talent and pronounced interest in political problems

  • very good English language proficiency ( TOEFL: Internet based test (iBT): 90 or above, Paper test: 577 or above. Please note: the ITP test can not be accepted; IELTS: 6.5 or above (for all categories - Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking) ; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English : A or B)

  • Candidates who received their degree from an English-language college or university are not required to submit proof of their English language proficiency in the form of a test score report. Instead, they must submit an official letter from their university stating that English was the language of instruction, all coursework, and all examinations

Click here for detailed information on how to apply for the MPP.

If you wish to apply for the MPP under the DAAD Helmut-Schmidt-Programme, please click here.