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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

  • Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Founded in 1809 as a university in the center of Berlin, the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin has undergone many profound changes. In an international comparison, Humboldt- Universität ranks among the top ten of German universities. The scientists of HU Berlin research socially relevant topics and challenges of the future and communicate these with the public. Humboldt-Universität invests all its energy in being a place of excellent research and teaching. Its aim is to promote young talents and to positively influence society and economy outside the university framework. This university is suitable for students to learn Social Policy, Women and Gender Studies, and Economic Policy.

Program:Student Exchange
1 Semester
Minimum GPA:
Tuition fee:
Depends on OIA
Minimum IELTS:
6.5 overall, no band under 5.5
Living cost:
EUR 594 – 989/ month
Deadline nomination:
31 May (Fall)
30 November (Spring)
Late September (Fall)
Late March (Spring)
EUR 110/ month


Entry Requirements:
  • Enrolled as an active student at the IUP in PPM
  • Completed at least 4 semesters of study at the IUP in PPM
  • Meet the requirements for minimum GPA and IELTS
  • Pass the internal selection at the department

Required Documents:

Internal SelectionApplication in OIA
Application formOnline application form (*after nominated)
Curriculum VitaeOfficial Academic Transcript
IELTS CertificateCurriculum Vitae
Academic TranscriptMotivation Letter
 Letter of Nomination from faculty (*addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs)
 Scanned the personal page of the passport
 IELTS Certificate
 Letter of Recommendation from the academic advisor
 Certificate of Enrollment from faculty


Tuition & Living Cost:


Germany Visa             : EUR 75
Residence Permit       : EUR 110
Flight ticket (return)   : EUR 1146
Tuition fee                    : Waived by host university
Student insurance   : EUR 110/ month or Students can use personal insurance as long as it can coverage you during your stay in Germany.
Living cost                   : EUR 594 – 989/ month

Accommodation    : EUR 250 – 500/ month
Meals                       : EUR 200 – 300/ month
Public Transport     : EUR 54/ month (part of semester fee)
Miscellaneous         : EUR 70 – 100/ month
Communication     : EUR 20 – 35/ month


Credit Transfer:
Humboldt UniversityGradeIUP-PPMGrade
96 – 1001.01.0 – 1.6 = A4,00
91 – 951.31.7 – 1.9 = A-3,75
86 – 901.72.0 – 2.2 = A/B3,50
81 – 852.02.3 – 2.6 = B+3,25
76 – 802.32.7 – 2.9 = B3,00
71 – 752.73.0 – 3.2 = B-2,75
66 – 703.03.3 – 3.6 = B/C2,50
61 – 653.33.7 – 3.9 = C+2,25
56 – 603.74.0 – 4.2 = C2,00 (Pass)
51 – 554.0 (Pass)5.0 = C-1,75 (Fail)
0 – 505.0 (Fail)  


Further information:

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Fact Sheet


Course offered:

Link for syllabus: Agnes
6 ECTS = 4 SKS at UGM (transferred to 1 course).
Students need to take maximum 30 ECTS.

Fall Semester CourseSpring Semester Course
Social movements, Democratic Participation and Contentious PoliticsCitizen engagement in Europe
Liberal democracy and far right politics: polar opposites?Stability and Change: Eastern Europe in Comparative Perspective
History and Politics of International Human Rights LawLiberal Democracy & Islamic Fundamentalism
Individual preferences & collective decision- makingPolarized Causes and Consequences of Affective Polarization
The modern state debatesAdvances in Empirical Migration Research
Media and undemocratic erosionSex, Race and Taxes
Public opinion on welfare and social policyQueer Feminist Issues in Methodologies and Social Science Research
Growth, Inequality and PovertyUrban Theory
Urban TheoryGrowth, Inequality and Poverty
Emotions and the CityVoice and Embodyment
Safety, Fluid Encounters and Public Space. A sociological exploration by walking-as-methodLecture Series New Faces of Authoritarianism: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from the Global South
Racism and Anti-RacismFrom plague to covid. Gender, social space and disease
Sex, Race, and TaxesCulture and Media: The Western and Beyond
Intersectional Diversity Studies: Critical Diversity and Gender Studies in the 21st CenturyCulture and Media: The Cultural Study of U.S. Immigration Law
Feminist TheoryEconomics of Entrepreneurship
The modern state debatesSeminar Innovative Entrepreneurship
Feminist Movements in Turkey – from the Ottoman Empire till todayLabour Economics
Financial Economics for CitizensIndustrial Organization
Seminar Innovative EntrepreneurshipMigration Economics
Regional and Political PolarizationEuropean Integration
Epidemics in Economic HistoryPolitical Economy of Radicalisation