Poles and Germans in Europe (AMU-CAU)

Poles and Germans in Europe is a Double-Degree Program administered by  Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU) in Kiel, Germany and  Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza  (UAM)  in Poznań, Poland.

The focus of the programme is on the intensifying relations between Poland and Germany in the European context.

General description of the Program

As future specialists in intercultural issues, you will deal with different methodological and theoretical approaches to German-Polish relations in Europe. You will deal chiefly with issues from the fields of:

  •   History
  •   German Philology
  •   and Polish Philology

These are complemented by issues from the fields of

  •    Political Sciences
  •    Law
  •    Regional and Cultural Studies

Ein Studium, zwei Abschlüsse: Mit dem Ein-Fach-Masterstudiengang Interkulturelle Studien erwerben Sie sowohl den Masterabschluss der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU) als auch den Magister der Adam-Mickiewicz-Universität in Poznań (Polen). Dieses Studium ist eine ideale Voraussetzung, um als Spezialistin oder als Spezialist für die deutsch-polnischen Beziehungen, etwa in der Europäischen Union, tätig zu werden und Europa auch in Zeiten politischen Wertewandels mitzugestalten.

Some of the special features of this program are:

  • Interdisciplinary approach: Eastern European History, German Philology, Polish Philology, Political Science, Law, German as a Foreign Language
  • one term abroad in Kiel, Germany for Polish students
  • one term abroad in the Department of Polish Philology (Instytut Filologii Polskiej) at the UAM Poznań for German students
  •  Four-weeks of internship in Poland
  • Improvement of your Polish language skills (required Polish level at the start of studies: level A2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • Improvement of your German language skills (required German level at the start of studies: B1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • No tuition fees


Polish language A2 and German B1 or higher.  A bachelor’s degree in one of the following:

  • Eastern European History
  • German Philology
  • Polish Philology


30th August


English and German


no tuition for enrolled CAU and AMU students

AMU fees:  1500 EUR/year tuition + 50 EUR registration fee


4 semesters

ECTS points


Master Thesis


additional Internships4 weeks x 40 hours and 6 ECTS points

Program Presentation in Polish

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