Application for higher subject-specific semesters

You want to apply for a higher semester of a single-subject bachelor program (Monobachelor) with restricted admission capacity or of a combination bachelor program (Kombinationsbachelor) with or without restricted admission capacity?

Then please apply within the deadline using the online form of uni-assist.

Before you fill in the online application form please read carefully our information concerning transfer from another location respectively transfer from another program.

Please note: If you have already started a course of study in an EU member state and wish to continue your studies at Freie Universität, you are considered as “Studienortwechsler/in (transfer student between institutions of higher education). 

If you wish to apply for a combination bachelor program and the subject-specific semesters of the components are not the same, please enter the respective subject-specific semester in the online form of uni-assist. Please always check in advance the possibilities of combinations (available in German only) whether the desired combination of core subject and module(s) is permitted.


  1. Please fill out the appropriate online application form carefully and do not forget to transmit it to uni-assist. (The Freie Universität Berlin will only accept applications provided with the uni-assist online form!)
  2. Send the required documents with your application number via mail to uni-assist by the deadline. Faxes and E-mails are not accepted.
  3. Applicants coming from China, Mongolia or Vietnam have to submit the original certification from an Academic Evaluation Centre (Akademische Prüfstelle (APS)) in addition to the required documents. Academic Evaluation Centres are service institutions of the Cultural Affairs Section of the German Embassies in cooperation with the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)). Academic Evaluation Centres are located in Peking, Hanoi and Ulan Bator.
  4. Check carefully on the basis of the following list if your application is complete.

uni-assist needs the following documents of all applicants as officially certified copy to review the formal requirements:

school leaving and university certificates which are part of your university entrance qualification
official translations of all certificates if issued in any language other than English or German issued by an institution being entitled to translations for official purposes
proof of sufficient knowledge of German e.g. TestDaF level 3 in each of the four parts of the exam/ Level B2 GER, Niveau B2 GER (Mittelstufe II) completed at a language school/ German Abitur
earlier university degree or certificate if you already earned a first degree in Germany or an EU member state
The following documents have to be submitted but are not required as officially certified copies:
enrollment certificate (if not issued in German or English together with a translation) specifying the subject(s) and the subject-specific semester
proof of deposit or funds transfer of the fee to the account of uni-assist all applicants

Incomplete applications will not be transferred to the Freie Universität by uni-assist.

Please note: prospective students are permitted to apply to only one program at Freie Universität Berlin during an application period.

Address for application (please use the online-application form only!)

Freie Universität Berlin
c/o uni-assist e.V.
D-11507 Berlin