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 about the relationship of diversity and society and to develop their research skills and sociological reflective skills.
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, 108 are earned in the major subject of sociology and 12 in an interdisciplinary elective. The Master's program begins each winter semester.


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 is 15 June. On this page, you will find more information on applying:

International applicants seeking a degree

Selection procedure

Admission requirements are a Bachelor's degree in sociology or a comparable study program with a grade of 2.5 or better and a successful selection interview.

Information on the selection process can be found in the

Satzung für das Auswahlverfahren and the

Ersten Satzung zur Änderung der Satzung für das Auswahlverfahren

At a Glance

University degree: Master of Arts (MA)

ECTS: 120 (sociology 108 / interdisciplinary elective 12)

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

Start of program: In each winter semester

Application deadline: 15 June

Applications: Online apply

Restriction of Admission: Yes

Admission requirements: Bachelor's degree in Sociology or a comparable study programme with a grade of 2.5 or better and a successful selection interview.