CEC Application Requirements

“Culture, Ecology, Change” provides various perspectives on the theories, approaches, and opportunities of sustainable transformations, environmental protection, climate justice, and sustainable lifestyles, amongst other things, in particular from a humanities-driven analytical perspective. Students should be interested in critically analysing (representations and configurations of) our current modes of production and consumption, and be eager to learn about alternatives that bear the potential to enable socio-cultural change.


The following subject-specific-admission requirements must be met for the M.A. “Culture, Ecology, Change”

  1. Students must hold a first professionally qualifying degree (e.g. Bachelor) in either the humanities, social science, or cultural studies with at least 180 credit points, or an equivalent degree with cultural or literary studies components amounting to 12 CP.
  2. Students must prove English language skills at C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). (IELTS score > 7,0)

If these criteria are not met, applicants can provide further evidence of their subject and course-specific qualifications. Students may be required to attend cultural or literary studies courses in order to meet the requirements stipulated above.  

Application for international students

We welcome all international students!

Application is open: May 1st until July 15th. Apply Now viaUniAssist.

Find out more about application and admission for international prospective students and the application via UniAssist.

Application for national students

Application for the Winter Term 2024/2025 is now open until September 30th.

Find out more here.


Online Office Hours

You have questions about "Culture, Ecology, Change"? Come to our online office hours - you ask, we answer. 

Next Date: August 27th, 11am-12pm CET via Zoom. 

If you would like to join our office hours, please send an email to phf.cecuni-rostockde. You will receive the corresponding Zoom-link shortly before the session. 

For further questions please contact:

Esther-Marie Schilling


or Student Service Centre