How to apply

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How to apply

The Master program Management in Nonprofit-Organisations starts every winter semester (end of September).

Application period

  • May 1st until July 15th (closing date)

Go straight to the online application portal and apply now! Please do not apply at uni-assist e.V.

If you want to apply for the DAAD Helmut Schmidt Scholarship, please follow the instructions here.

Admission requirements

The requirements for admission to the Master program Management in Nonprofit-Organisations are:

  1. Recognised undergraduate degree in Economics or Social Scienses or in a similar subject with at least 180 ECTS credit points. The selection committee decides whether a Bachelor's degree is suitable.
  2. Study competence in English at B2 level and in German at A1 level for foreign applicants

In addition to these central criteria, we will assess other aspects in the selection process, such as work experience, internships, scholarship, exchange semesters or extracurricular and social activities. Commitments and activities outside of your studies will only be taken into account if you provide the corresponding proof.

Please find the details of the admission criteria below:


Application procedure

Applications are uploaded online directly in the application portal of Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences. For your online application, please upload all documents in one single PDF file (not a zip file). Please save this file as follows: “last name_first name”. The file size should not exceed 50 MB.


Regulations for the Master's degree programme Management in Nonprofit-Organisations

Any questions about applying?

If you have any questions about the content of your application, the Program Coordinator will be happy to help you:

Mechthild Gerdes
Phone: +49 541 969 3054