To be considered for admission to the Master Programme ‘European and European Legal Studies’ you are required to invite two professors or other persons to act as referees supporting your application and to complete an online application. If you wish to apply for a scholarship brokered by the Foundation Europa-Kolleg Hamburg, two additional referees shall be named.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Following the request of multiple prospective students and due to a number of spots remaining available – we have decided to extend the application deadline, to 31 May, 2017. Early application is recommended.

Before you start with the application process, please be sure to carefully read the instructions.


File your online application, now!

Please carefully read the instructions and be prepared to have names and professional email addresses of the referees speaking out in support of your application at the ready. Also please make sure you have all the documents ready, further information on this you may find in this checklist here.

Also we are interested in whether you would like to not only study at the Europa-Kolleg Hamburg but also live there, whether you are in need of financial support and how you came to know about our Master Programme.

Selection of Applications to be Admitted

In case of admission you will be notified in May/June, 2017.
The selection of applicants is administered by the Admissions and Examinations Committee on the basis of the written applications and, in some cases, a telephone interview.

Acceptance or Rejection of the Offered Place

After receipt of the letter of admission to the Master Programme, the applicant has to declare in writing his or her acceptance or rejection of the offered place in our Master Programme. This has to be done within the deadline specified in the letter of admission.
By declaring his or her acceptance the applicant commits him- or herself to participate in the Master Programme and to cover the tuition fees.


Closing Date for your Application: Extension: 31 May, 2017 (extra spots/wait list)
Notification of Admission: May/June, 2017
Declaration of Acceptance/Rejection: June, 2017
(precise date will be specified in the Letter of Admission)
Beginning of Studies: 1 October, 2017
End of Studies: 30 September, 2018