Freie Universität Berlin - Exchange

City: Berlin Country: Germany

Freie Universität Berlin Website


What the Universität has to offer:

  • One of the most prestigious research universities in Germany and continental Europe
  • 12 academic departments; including Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Business, Economics, Physics, and Veterinary Medicine
  • Located in the residential garden district of Dahlem in southwestern Berlin, a geographical centre noted for high-calibre research
  • Home of one of the most important scientific discoveries: nuclear fission!

Why don't you combine your participation in this exchange with participation in an internship as well? We could send you on an International Work Experience (IWE) internship before or after your exchange. If you are interested in going out on both programs send an email to asking for more details.

When Can I Go?

Terms Offered: Fall, Winter, Full Year

Term Dates:

Fall term equivalent: October - February

Winter term equivalent: April - July

Eligibility Requirements

Open to: All Faculties

Level: Undergraduate, Graduate

See Eligibility.

Course Information

Language of Instruction: Almost all subjects are taught in German. Please note that subjects taught in English outside the Departments of English and North American Studies are very limited in number. Availability may vary and cannot be guaranteed. An overview of subjects taught in English is available and please use the "advanced search option" from the drop down menu for "Search now" to find them.

Field of Study: All with the exception of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, and fee-paying continuous education Masters programs.

Freie Universität Berlin Course Information

ECTS = European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System

Freie Universität Berlin Credit Information


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Funding Opportunities 

Students receive on average between $1,400-$2,000 in funding.

Over 80% of students who apply get funding.

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