Arts & Cultural Management Masters: Application

Apply online until 30 April (early bird) or 31 May

Thank you for your interest in a professional Arts and Cultural Management M.A. at Leuphana University of Lüneburg Professional School. This page provides all key information on applications and admission to the Cultural Management programme.

Directly to the online application

Please read the following instructions carefully before and while applying. If you need support with your online application, you are also welcome to take advantage of our application consultation with the programme coordination team. 

Admission requirements

The Masters is aimed at candidates with

  • an undergraduate degree (Bachelor or at least equivalent) that qualifies them for work in the field from an accredited university in Germany or abroad
  • generally one year’s relevant work experience after you completed your first university degree
  • advanced English skills

The following tests are accepted as proof of English proficiency:

  • TOEFL, IBT min. 92 points (Online test)
  • IELTS (Academic version) min. 6.5 points
  • CAE or CPE: Level C1, Grade B
  • TOEIC 4 skills test: min. 720 points in listening and reading and 310 points in speaking and writing

Scholarships and funding

You can contact a Goethe-Institut in your country, which will help you with finding local partners for scholarships. If you need further consultation on how to find a first contact point, Dr. Marguerite Rumpf from the Goethe-Institut Head Office will be glad to assist you.

Dr. Marguerite Rumpf
Phone: +49 89 15921-735

Further information on the financing of studies

Start date and deadline for applications

The new intake for the Arts and Cultural Management Masters is once a year in September. You have until April 30th (for the early bird application and admission) or May 31st to complete online applications.

Late applications may be considered upon personal request and subject to availability. Please send an email to the coordinators.

Application documents

  • Online application
  • CV (table format)
  • Certified copy of degree certificate
  • Transcript of records of your degree
  • Proof of English skills
  • Proof of at least one year’s relevant professional experience (voluntary and part-time work accepted)
  • Personal statement: optional, please send it after you completed your application directly to


You will be informed about the status of your application or if any documents are missing via the application platform. If you have been admitted to the programme, you will need to enroll online and transfer the semester fees for the first semester. After this you can apply for a Schengen-visa, if necessary (many nationals do not need a visa for a stay of 1 weeks), in order to participate in the on campus week in Lüneburg. It is not necessary to apply for a student visa, because of the distance-learning format.

Application consultation

Do you have questions about the online application? Take advantage of our personal consultation service with our programme coordination team to clarify questions about the application process individually. 

Contact & Advising


Christian Holst
Universitätsallee 1, C6.217
21335 Lüneburg
Fon +49.4131.677-2534


Sabine Engel
Universitätsallee 1, C6.217
21335 Lüneburg
Fon +49.4131.677-1858

E-mail contact

Please feel free to contact the team of the study programme via or the team of our cooperation partner via