Admission requirement into the program would include:
- school-leaving certificates (in the original language and an official, certified copy in German translated by a sworn translator; English and French certificates do not need to be translated)
- proof of previous study credits (in the original language and an official, certified copy in German translated by a sworn translator; English and French certificates do not need to be translated)
- DSH certificate (= German language university entrance exam for foreign students) (DSH 2 or 3) or a comparable language proficiency certificate
- If you have already begun to study in Germany, please submit the current certificate of enrolment (= Studienbescheinigung) from your university / college, showing subject(s) studied, intended degree and number of semesters studied.
In the first year of study, four areas will be looked into further and that includes Modern Europe, Eastern Europe, Antiquity and Middle Ages, and the methods of historical study is given. In the second year of the historical development of tools and equipment carried on concrete case studies. The third and final year of studies leading up to the independent scientific study of history.
Research focuses on European studies, regional history, historiography in ancient times, France and Franco-German relations, the First World War, Jews and anti-Semitism, economic history and cultural history, history of East Central and Southeastern Europe and the Germans in Eastern Europe.