How to Apply

weltdurchTo apply for admission for the 2017/2018 academic year, the following documents must be sent by surface mail:

  • Documentary evidence of academic qualifications (Degrees/Diplomas as well as Transcript of Records).
  • Documentary evidence of completion of secondary school (e.g. diploma).
  • Documentary evidence of proficiency in English.
  • Curriculum vitae (resumé) with details of higher-education. The applicant's qualifications as such and in relation to the subjects and topics of the aspired Master's program "Ecumenical Studies" or "Extended Ecumenical Studies" should be clearly discernible. A Statement of Motivation of maximum 1 page may be attached to the CV.
  • A sample of written work in German or English (selected parts of seminar papers, Bachelor's theses etc. are permitted) of no more than 10 pages in length, which provide adequate grounds for the evaluation of an applicant's qualification. The applicant is to confirm in writing that the text was written independently, that none other than the specified sources and aids were used, and that any and all citations are denoted as such. The examination board can require an identical version of the written assignment suitable for electronic comparison in a format specified by the examination board.
  • Please only submit photocopies of your documentation. You will be asked to produce original documents at a later stage.


Application Period for the 2017/18 Academic Year

1st January – 1st July
NB: Students wishing to apply for the MESt Faculty Scholarship (see here) must submit their applications along with their application for admission until May 31st.


Send Complete Applications to:

MESt Coordinator
Zentrum für Religion und Gesellschaft (ZERG)
c/o Ev.-Theol. Seminar
University of Bonn
Am Hof 1
53113 Bonn

Incomplete applications will not be considered.