Freie Universität Berlin - Summer Program

City: Berlin Country: Germany

Freie Universität Berlin Website

Summer 2023 Program Information will be available in December.


FUBiS is an intensive, academic program through which students can earn credits that may be counted towards their degrees at their home institutions. FUBiS sessions run for 4 to 6 weeks.

FUBiS offers intensive and semi-intensive German language classes at up to five different proficiency levels. In addition FUBiS offers subject classes on various class topics. Most classes are held in English by distinguished German and international faculty.

When Can I Go?

Terms Offered: Summer

Dates & Duration:

Term II: June 4 - July 16, 2022 (Approx. 6 weeks)

Term III: July 23 - August 20, 2022 (Approx. 4 weeks)

Eligibility Requirements

Open to: All Faculties

Level: Undergraduate, Graduate

See Eligibility.

Program Information

Language of Instruction: English, German

Freie Universität Berlin Credit Information

FUBiS offers intensive and semi-intensive German language classes at five different proficiency levels. In addition, FUBiS offers subject classes, taught in English, on various topics.

In both Term II and Term III, FUBiS will be offering an on-site (i.e., in-person) program and a small online program.  Please note that the on-site and online courses are deliberately split into separate programs and not designed to be combined.

Term II on-site academic course program

Term II online academic course program

Term III on-site academic course program 

Term III online academic course program

FUBiS also offers a variety of excursions.

Please keep in mind that typically ECTS credits are divided in half when transferring back to UAlberta 6 ECTS = *3 UAlberta.

Fees & Costs

Education Abroad Nomination Fee: $250.00 CAD

 A detailed fee breakdown for FUBiS can be found on their website.

Fees are subject to change without notice Students are responsible for their own travel to Berlin. Students are also responsible for any additional costs including medical coverage, books and supplies, food, entertainment and incidental expenses.


FUBiS arranges appropriate off-campus accommodation for the duration of the program. Accommodation options can be chosen during the registration process, and is subject to availability. Students can choose from: a single room in shared apartments at student dorms; a single occupancy apartment; hostels; homestays, campus hotel. Amenities and costs vary depending on the type of accommodation chosen.

Program Contact

University of Alberta International, Education Abroad

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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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