Welcome to the Master of Customs Administration (MCA)!

The MCA in Customs, Taxation and International Trade Law is a postgraduate course that aims to prepare customs practitioners in the public and private sector for managerial posts. Graduates will gain the unique degree "Master of Customs Administration" (MCA).

The course is part-time and consists of monthly seminars and self-study. The online seminars are held on three Saturdays of each month (09.00 - 18.00). The course lasts 20 months in total, with the last six months spent writing the Master's thesis.

The MCA is offered by the WWU Münster, one of Germany’s leading universities and the AWA Foreign Trade Academy, the largest private provider of customs training in Germany. This ensures a balanced combination of theory and practice. 

The programme has been accredited in accordance with the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) and has also been officially recognised by the World Customs Organisation as complying with its PICARD standards for customs-related postgraduate courses. 

If you are interested in applying for a place, please fill out the application form under "How to apply". For general enquiries please use the request form under "Contact".