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Student Services Center (SSC)

Studierenden-Service-Center
Student Services Center (SSC) Image Credit: Volker Möller

The central contact point for all kind of requests about your studies is located in Iltisstr. 4, subway station Dahlem-Dorf. On the ground floor employees of the Info-Service Studium receive the visitors. On the first and second floor the offices of the General Academic Advising, the Psychological Counseling and the International Student Mobility – Welcome Services are resided. Further facilities also offer their service in the building.

Address Iltisstr. 4 & Iltisstr. 1, 14195 Berlin
Office Hours Monday -Thursday  9 a.m.- 5 p.m., Friday  9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Phone +49 (30) 838 70000
E-Mail  info-service@fu-berlin.de

The Student Services Center is open throughout the year. You can contact the Info-Service Studium without pre-registration. The service at the Info-Counter Mensa II (Otto-von-Simson-Str. 26) is available at the same time. The office hours of all further service facilities are listed below.

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Wer-wann-wo? Image Credit: Volker Möller

Students and prospective students should contact this central information service with all their inquiries at first. If your request cannot be finally resolved by the Info-Service Studium, you will be referred to a qualified counterpart in the respective department.

Applicants and students can submit their documents at the Info-Service Studium or collect them by appointment. Furthermore, the Info-Service Study informs about all kind of questions concerning the organization of your studies and also the electronic administrative system Campus Management.

Summary of topics of the Info-Service Studium

  • Application at Freie Universität
  • Auditing students affiliated with a different university
  • Campus Management
  • Change of Programs and Minor Subjects
  • Choice of Study
  • Doctoral Degree at Freie Universität
  • Enrollment
  • Exmatriculation
  • Guest Auditors
  • Orientation at Freie Universität
  • Re-registration
  • Semester-long leave of Absence
  • Study Exchange Programs
  • Study Programs at Freie Universität
  • Studying abroad
  • Study-Organization
  • Transferring between higher Education Institutions in higher Semesters
Office Hours
Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Address Iltisstr. 4 & Otto-von-Simson-Str. 26
Phone +49 (30) 838 70000
E-Mail info-service@fu-berlin.de

Further Services

  • Offers for school classes  (project FUSS)
  • Information events for prospective students (Talking about the university – “Uni im Gespräch”)
Allgemeine Studienberatung
Allgemeine Studienberatung

There are many questions that can occur before and during your studies: insecurities about if and what to study, missing background knowledge, doubts about your admission chances, difficulties with the orientation at the beginning of your studies, the wrong choice of subject, problems with the coordination of your different subjects, alternatives to study termination, the benefit of a second degree or trouble with the bureaucracy – no matter of what kind your request is, contact us!

The General Academic Advising Office of Freie Universität provides the opportunity for information and counseling interviews in diverging intensity and length. Please contact the Info-Service Studium Freie Universität Berlin at first. If your questions can not be answered directly, you will be respectively referred. You can arrange an appointment for an individual counseling interview two weeks in advance, if you have questions concerning "second courses of study", "change of subject or university", "withdrawal from one's study" or "deciding what to study".

To arrange an appointment please contact the Info-Service Studium or send us an e-mail (Please describe breifly your concern and mention your preferred date: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday morning or Thursday afternoon).

You may also get information on study programs at Freie Universität, numerus clausus (restricted admission) and application at Freie Universität at any time from the Info-Service Studium.

Phone +49 (30) 838 70000 (Info-Service Studium)
E-Mail studienberatung@fu-berlin.de
Beratungsgespräch
Beratungsgespräch Image Credit: Daniel Fleischer

The Pyscholgical Counseling Service of Freie Universität Berlin offers individual counseling, training seminars and workshops. We support you in your personal development and with the improvement of your study competences. Students can turn to us with different personal problems, e.g.:

  • Motivation, orientation and decision problems
  • Exam anxiety and fear of public speaking
  • Writer’s block
  • Learning problems and procrastination
  • Stress, overextension, depression
  • Wish and search for therapy

The colleagues are licensed psychological psychotherapists or certified psychologists and psychologists in the training for psychological psychotherapy. All of them underlie confidentiality and treat your concerns as confidential.

To arrange a first appointment, please contact the secretary’s office or send an e-mail.

Phone +49 (30) 838 52247
E-Mail psychologische-beratung@fu-berlin.de
Internationales
Internationales Image Credit: Volker Möller

The International Student Mobility – Welcome Services gives advice about exchange programs and takes care of international guest and guest researchers.

Interested persons please contact the Info-Service Studium  Freie Universität Berlin first. If your questions cannot be answered directly, they will be respectively referred.

Office Hours of the Departments
Department Tuesday Thursday
9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. 2 p.m. - 5p.m. 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. 2 p.m. - 5p.m.
Incomings: Erasmus
Incomings: Program students
Outgoings: Erasmus* ■*  
Outgoings: Erasmus Traineeship    
Outgoings: Program students
Outgoings: PROMOS    
Passport-Service
Accomodation Service (advanced appointment via phone or e-mail required)        
Waiting numbers are available at the Info-Service-Studium in the SSC, Iltisstr. 4.
* Limited office hours for Outgoings: Erasmus  on June 28, only unti 12 p.m.

In our Infothek you can inform yourself in detail about the study programs of Freie Universität Berlin.

There are file folders, magazines and books available concerning all topics relevant for your studies. In the reading corner you can take your time to browse through our collection or use the four PC-workplaces besides.

Office Hours Monday to Thursday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. 

The Student Services Center is open throughout the year. Our trained student assistants gladly answer your questions.

File Folders of the subjects

The file folders contain besides the particular description of the subject the study and exam regulations and if available the commented course catalog.

Reference Library

You can lend all literature about studying listed in the catalog of the reference library on pawn to read it in the reading corner.

Web Guide

Here you can find a selection of relevant websites concerning studying, which give you guidance for your web search. 

Magazines

In display are among others the brochures "Von der Schule an die Freie Universität Berlin", "Studieren in Berlin und Brandenburg" (Bachelor/Master), the magazine "hochschulstart.de" (formerly ZVS-Info) as well as further brochures.

Studienangebot
Studienangebot Image Credit: Daniel Fleischer

The Admissions Office is consists of the two departments „national applicants“ and “international applicants”.

Interested persons please contact the Info-Service Studium Freie Universität Berlin first. If your questions cannot be answered directly, they will be respectively referred.

Office Hours (of the case workers)
Tuesday 9.30 a.m.-12.30 p.m.
Thursday

2 p.m.- 5 p.m.
(no office hours on Thursday
between July 17 - August 14)

Waiting numbers are available at the Info-Service Studium in the SSC, Iltisstr. 4., on Tuesday 9 a.m. -12 p.m. and on Thursday 1 p.m.- 4.30 p.m.
Gebäude Iltisstr. 1
Gebäude Iltisstr. 1 Image Credit: Bernd Wannenmacher

The Student Records and Administration Office is happy to advise you in matters of enrollment, re-registration, or payment of fees.

Interested persons please contact Info-Service Studyium Freie Universität Berlin first. If your questions cannot be answered directly, they will be respectively referred.

Open Office Hours (of the case workers)
Tuesday 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.
Thursday 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Waiting numbers are available at the Info-Service Studium in the SSC, Iltisstr. 4., on Tuesday 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. and Thursday 1 p.m.- 4.30 p.m.

The Studentenwerk Berlin offers individual counseling about BAföG at several institutions of higher education in Berlin. We are looking forward to your visit and your interest.

Further Information

The Office for Students with Special Needs at Freie Universität Berlin offers counseling for students with disabilities and chronic illnesses. It addresses the specific needs of students with disabilities and chronic illnesses during admission, lecture situations, traineeships and exams. It also participates in the planning and execution of the necessary structural modifications, and technical and organizational measures.

Office Hours
Tuesday 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and by appointment

Iltisstr. 1, room 103 (ground floor), without waiting number

Phone

+49(30) 838 55292

E-Mail

georg.classen@fu-berlin.de

As of October 1, 2015, the Service Facility for Blind and Visually Impaired Students at Freie Universität Berlin is only available for students who have been enrolled before. The services can no longer be offered for new students. All students already supported by us will receive support until they graduate.

We also offer an introduction to the workplaces and assistive technology for blind and visually impaired students at the libraries.

Office Hours

Wednesday

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., and by appointment: Iltisstr. 1, room 104 (ground floor), without waiting number (appointment is required)

Friday

12 p.m. - 2 p.m., and by appointment: Iltisstr. 1, room 104 (ground floor), without waiting number (appointment is required)

Phone

+49(30) 838 53229

Email

braille@zedat.fu-berlin.de
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