How to study free in Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany.

feireIn this article we will  at the application process, Deadlines and admission requirements for the Freie Universitaet Berlin. It might interest to know that like other Universities in Germany operating free tuition,  degree programs are free at the Freie Universitaet for international students.

Eastern Germany is the cheapest region in Germany. The costs that international students will incur if they study in germany, like rent and  groceries are cheaper much cheaper in the west. That being said, if you want to study in germany with the benefit of, in addition to free tuition, significantly low cost of living, the Freie Universitaet Berlin located in the capital city Berlin in Eastern Germany is a great option.

Apart from being situated in the number one best student city in Germany, ninth in the world, the  Freie Universitaet Berlin has been ranked 119th  in the QS World University Rankings 2015/16 and it’s the first of all German universities in these rankings. Moreover, it offers master’s degrees in more than 100 subjects  including Psychology, Pharmacy, Mathematics and Biochemistry, many of which are taught in English.

Application process and deadlines:

Applications are opened from the 1st of December to the 15th of January 2015 for the summer semester which will commence on the 1st  of April. Applicants normally receive their admission letters before the end of February 2016.

There is also a winter semester which commences in October. For this semester, application open till mid July. Admission letters for this semester are sent out before the end of August.

International students apply directly to the University if they are applying for programs with restricted admission capacity (Numerus Clausus) and hold university entrance qualifications from europe or German schools abroad. You can apply to Freie through Uni-assist if you obtained your university entrance certificate in a country other than Germany. The application fee charged by Uni-assist is around 75euros.


There are some specific admission requirements for Freie Universitaet

  1. Language proof for application procedure

  2. Proof of German language skills for application and for enrollment, holding a university entrance qualification from abroad.

  3. Language proof for enrollment

Some programs require a particular level of english.The university will TOEFL or Cambridge examinations as proof of either five or six years of English instruction at school accept as proof of English proficiency.

Send the application form (to uni-assist or the university) with the following documents attached:

Undergraduate applicants:


  1. Certified copy of your university entrance qualification (e.g high school diploma)
  2. Passport photo
  3. Copy of your passport (page with your name and photo)
  4. Proof of Language proficiency


Post-graduate applicants:


  1. Certified copy of your university entrance qualification (e.g high school diploma)
  2. Certified copies of your university qualification
  3. Passport photo
  4. Copy of your passport (page with your name and photo)
  1. Proof of Language proficiency

Application forms are found on the university’s website

Or the Uni-assist website


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