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 (January - June) devoted to producing 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 complies with the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) and has been officially certified as complying with the WCO's PICARD standards and the EU's Customs Competency Framework..

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".