Law Faculty of the WWU Münster in cooperation with the AWA AUSSENWIRTSCHAFTS-AKADEMIE GmbH


The course starts in October and lasts 20 months (13 months of lectures, one lecture-free month and six months to complete the Master's thesis).

Delivery method

Online lectures are held using Zoom. Course information and teaching materials are distributed using Moodle. Students are also granted access to the Online library of the law faculty.

Target group

The course is open to customs practitioners from the private and public sectors. The target group includes:

  • Employees of commercial companies
  • Customs brokers
  • Officials from customs administrations
  • Financial and business ministries
  • Regional and international organizations


  • Online seminars (modules 1-5)
  • Transfer project (module 6)
  • Master thesis (module 7)

The seminars and exams take place on three Saturdays of each month.




Master of Customs Administration (MCA) awarded by the Law Faculty of the WWU Münster. It confers 60 ECTS points.

Quality assurance

  • Continuous feedback on lectures and final evaluation via Moodle
  • The MCA has been certified by AQAS e.V. quality assurance agency, Germany
  • The World Customs Organisation as fulfilling the PICARD Standards
  • The European Commission as fulfilling the EU Customs Competency Framework