Application and admission

You would like to apply with a first professional qualification?

Ap­p­­li­­ca­­ti­on with a de­gree ear­­ned in Germany?

obtained in Germany?: Forward

Ap­p­­­li­­­ca­­­ti­on with a de­gree ear­­­ned outs­i­­de Ger­­­ma­­­ny

obtained abroad?: Forward

Preliminary Suitability Check

The program offers a preliminary check of suitability to students to see whether their applications fulfil the program requirements and could be eligible for the program. To request a suitability check, please send the following documents, preferably in one PDF document, to the program coordinators’ email address (glu.germany[at]uni-kassel[dot]de).

  • BA degree in Social Science, Law, Education or Economics with a minimum of 240 Credits
  • English language proficiency level B2 Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), Toefl 550, IBT: 72, IELTS 5,5
  • Trade union experience or engagement with labour related issues
  • A strong motivation letter (maximum 3 pages long) covering the following questions:
    • How are your previous qualifications and your prospective professional aims and aspirations related to the Labour Policies and Globalisation programme?
    • What is your experience and knowledge in the field of labour relations?
    • Which challenges do you see for trade union work in the context of a globalised economy?
    • Research proposal

Submission deadline: 15th of March 2023
The Academic Board of the programme will hold the preliminary assessment in mid-March 2022 and will thereafter recommend to qualified candidates to proceed with the application via uni-assist. Please note, that if you do not get a recommendation during the preliminary assessment it is unlikely that you will get admitted to the programme.