Freie Universität Berlin / ベルリン自由大学




Number of students 2  1  (Updated February 18, 2020)
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
Period of study October 2020 - July 2021
Location Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin, Germany
University profile Freie Universität Berlin is one of Germany's leading research institutions. It is one of nine German universities successful in all three funding lines in the federal and state Excellence Initiative, thereby receiving additional funding for its institutional future development strategy. Freie Universität can thus take its place as an "international network university" in the global competition among universities. Its future development strategy is focused around three strategic centers: for cluster development, for international cooperation, and for graduate studies. Development and assessment of research projects takes place within three major focus areas - area studies, humanities, and life sciences.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students The Freie Universität Berlin offers a broad variety of undergraduate programs.
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students
Enrolment in the following courses is subject to availability of lab classes and to prior approval by the insti-tute/department: Biochemistry, Bioinformatics and Biology. Restrictions apply in Pharmacy, Law and Eco-nomics and Business Administration.
The Law Department prefers direct exchange students from institutions who also accept law students
Graduate programs open to exchange students
The Freie Universität Berlin offers a range of master’s programs. The following programs are open for exchange students without restriction: Modern German Literature, Philosophy and Political Science.
All other programs are restricted and need prior approval by the institute / department
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students Fee-based continuing education master's programs are NOT open to exchange students.
Minimum GPA (UG) None, but students must show strong academic commitment and performance.
Minimum GPA (G) Same as above.
Minimum language proficiency  (UG)

German: B2 level 

 (John F Kennedy Institute for North American Studies and natural sciences: B1)

Minimum language proficiency (G) Same as above.
Academic calendar WINTER TERM:
 Orientation date: First week of October
 Classes begin: October
 Classes end: Mid-February
 Classes begin: Mid-April
 Classes end: Mid-July
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