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Language Courses

At the language center (Sprachenzentrum) of Freie Universität Berlin located in one of the main campus buildings on Habelschwerdter Allee 45, courses for the following languages are offered :

  • German as a Foreign Language
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

German language courses offered at DRS

International doctoral candidates of the Dahlem Research School doctoral programs are offered an intensive German language course during Orientation Weeks in the month of September and a German language course during the term.


The university sports center centrally located at Königin-Luise-Str. 47 offers a variety of courses during term-time and between terms; e.g. soccer, fencing, sailing, yoga, and many more.

For university members, fees for the respective courses are very reasonable compared to other fitness centers.

For other sports and clubs check the information here.


The Collegium Musicum located on campus at Garystr. 35 is a joint music association of Freie Universität and Technische Universität Berlin. Over 400 students from all fields of study enjoy music by playing in three orchestras and singing in two choirs.

The Young orchestra (Junges Orchester) of Freie Universität is also open to all students of Berlin's universities.