Call for Applications: East European Studies

On closer inspection nothing is what it seems.

War in Ukraine, tensions between Russia and its neighbors, refugees, and economic uncertainties. Eastern Europe faces serious challenges. In order to tackle them, an in-depth understanding of the complexities of the region is necessary. Experts that are able to analyze the situation, give policy advice and cope with conflicting situations are desperately needed.

East European Studies - the world's only blended-learning Master program on the region will help you to become one of those experts. It focuses on the political, economic, social and cultural developments in Eastern Europe and is designed for professionals who want to obtain a degree whilst staying on the job. Online and face-to-face during our in-house classes.

We will qualify you for higher positions in academia, politics, NGOs, multinational corporations, and international organizations.

East European Studies offers:

  • A degree from German University of Excellence
  • Flexible blended-learning that allows you to stay on the job whilst pursuing your degree
  • Rewarding in-house classes where you will meet your peers and explore the fascinating city of Berlin twice a year
  • An innovative, web-based learning environment
  • Supervision by dedicated scholars from around the world
  • A sustainable network of experts and alumni all over the world
  • Career advancement skills

Apply now via our Online Application Tool.

For further information about the program please contact our student advisor Sabine Pag (

Though the deadline for applications passed, we still welcome applications for our waiting list. Qualified candidates stand a good chance to be offered a place. Thus we encourage you to still submit your application.
The program starts in October 2017.

Experience our awesome blended-learning classes

Navigate complexity. Enhance your global career.

Join us at Freie Universität Berlin, one of Europe's leading universities. Apply now via our Online Application Tool.