The FUBiS participants can select several courses including German language courses and other subjects. Seminars on the history and policies of the European Union as well as the development of music technology in Germany with a focus on Berlin are taught in English. Another seminar taught in English deals with the historical and theoretical perspectives at the intersection of law, society, and policy making. The course taught in Spanish deals with traditional and new marketing practices of the 21st century.
Students can earn internationally recognized credits for all the FUBiS courses. In addition to the classes held on the Lankwitz campus of Freie Universität, there are field trips to important sites in the Berlin-Brandenburg region, including tours of the government district in Berlin and tours of Potsdam.
The FUBiS Summer University was held for the first time in 1998, and in 2007 a winter term was added. In 2010 the academic quality of FUBiS was recognized by the Forum on Education Abroad, and in 2014 approximately 500 students from abroad participated.