Knowledge and Society

University of Hannover

Second cycle

Local admission restriction

winter semester

4 Semester

Degree Programme

Degree: Knowledge and Society
Degree: Master of Arts
Study Type: Second cycle
Standard Period of Study: 4 Semester
Study Mode(s): full time
Primary Language of Instruction: German
University of Hannover

Admission Information

Mode of Admission: Local admission restriction
Admission Semester: winter semester
Qualifying degrees are those obtained in Social Sciences, Sociology, Political Science, Economics, Education/Education Sciences, Philosophy or Law as well as other closely related courses of study. In addition, applicants must demonstrate knowledge in empirical methods of 10 credit points. The decision as to whether the previous study is qualified in terms of the subject matter is made by the selection committee\; A secondary condition may be attached to the decision that the applicant must catch up on missing modules as well as the methodological knowledge within two semesters. For further information see the admission regulations for this course at:

Dates and Deadlines

University-Wide Dates and Deadlines: for Summer Semester 2018
Lecture Period: Break from 22.05.18 to 26.05.18
Application Deadline for Programmes with Admission Restriction: 15.1.2018
Bachelor's: Applications are only possible for higher semesters. First degree courses begin in the winter semester only. Master's: Various Master programmes with restricted admission commence in the summer semester. For more Information see
Registration Period for Open Admission Programmes: 31.3.2018
Bachelor's: With the exception of the Bachelor's degree course in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Information Engineering, applications are only possible for higher semesters. First degree courses begin in the winter semester only
Application Deadline for Foreigners from EU Member States: 15.1.2018
There are no separate deadlines for EU citizens.
Application Deadline for Foreigners from Non-EU Member States: 30.11.2017
Application deadline for non-EU applicants varies by course (either 30.11.2017 or 15 January 2018). For more information, please see:
Registration Deadline for Students from other Higher Education Institutions: 15.1.2018
The application period for students wishing to continue their studies ends on 15.01.2018
Deadlines of Selection Processes and Aptitude Tests: For some courses, aptitude tests must be taken. Information can be found at

Subject(s)/Area(s) of Specialisation

Subject: Soziologie, Sozialwissenschaft
Field(s)/Area(s) of Concentration: Education Processes and Social Structure, Methods, Organisation and Management


Institution: University of Hannover
Location: Hannover
University Form: full time


Name of Contact Authority for this Programme: Institut für Soziologie
Contact Person: Ann-Christin Bartels
Home Address: Schneiderberg 50, 30167 Hannover
Phone: 0511 / 762 -2260

Zentrale Studienberatung (ZSB)
Home Address: Welfengarten 1, 30167 Hannover
Mailing Address: Post Office Box, POB 6009, 30060 Hannover
Phone: 0511 762-2020
Herr M.A. Martin Scholz
Phone: 762-2020
Fax: 762-5504