Institute of Sociology

Master in Sociology: Diversity and Society

The Master's program in Sociology: Diversity and Society offers graduates of social and cultural science programs with previous knowledge of sociological theory and skills in qualitative research methods the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of the relationship between diversity and society and to develop their research skills and sociological reflectiveness.

The Master's program is consecutive to the Bachelor's program in Sociology and is designed for a standard period of study of four semesters. Of the 120 credits in this program, 111 are earned in the major subject of sociology and 9 in an interdisciplinary elective. The Master's program begins each winter semester.


Application and Selection Process

Applications for the Master's program are submitted online via the ALMA application portal of the University of Tübingen. The application deadline for the winter semester 2020/21 is 15 July 2020. The online application can be filled out starting at the beginning of April (1 April 2020). On this page, you will find more information on applying:

International applicants seeking a degree

Admission requirements are a Bachelor's degree in sociology or a comparable study program with a grade of 2.0 or better and a successful selection interview.


At a Glance

University degree: Master of Arts (MA)

ECTS: 120 (sociology 111 / interdisciplinary elective 9)

Duration of studies: 4 semesters (regular duration of study)

Start of program: In each winter semester

Application deadline: 15 July

Applications: Online apply

Restriction of Admission: Yes

Admission requirements: Bachelor's degree in sociology or a comparable study program with a grade of 2.0 or better and a successful selection interview.