Before applying, you should carefully check to which one of the four groups you belong.
Applicants, who cannot clearly assign themselves to group 2 or 3, have the opportunity to consult the Student Records and Registration Office. Please be sure to register informally by post by May 31, 2018 or personally within our office hours at the latest by May 29, 2018 from 09.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m.
Applicants for a study program without relation to the qualification need to pass an entrance examination. Starting in 2018 a prospective fee of 100 € will be charged for participation in the entrance exam.
When submitting the application please pay attention to the following:
If you are interested in a study program, please consult the Student Records and Registration Office personally within the office hours to examine your documents until May 29, 2018. Please bring your complete application documents as simple copies. In case the examination of your documents is successful, you will receive an invitation for the entrance exam on the spot.
The entrance exam will take place on June 7, 2018, before the application deadline for the winter semester 2018/2019. Examination dates and subjects are listet on this Website. The invitation will contain information on the precise location. The examination results will be announced on July 4, 2018.
The entrance exam takes place once a year before the admission procedure for the winter semester. There are no equivalents or alternative dates for this exam. As a consequence, applicants of group 3 cannot apply for summer semester. Candidates may be permitted to repeat it, or to re-register for the entrance exam the next year; a new application is required. You will have the opportunity to prepare for this entrance exam beforehand. For information on the examination subjects according to the chosen study program for those with professional qualifications, please see the table below.
You can visit the website of the Studienkolleg preparatory program to see sample exams. Regular consultations are offered by the Studienkolleg for general information and advising concerning individual examination subjects. Participation in the consultations is strongly advised, to prepare for the exam.
To apply please send in the following documents:
|application form for admission||with signature|
|CV showing your professional experience in table format|
|Certificate regarding the vocational or professional training completed, including final grade||including final grade in officially certified form|
|Reference attesting to at least three years of professional experience in the full-time-profession in which you were trained (the minimum amount of professional experience is higher for part-time employees)||in officially certified form|
|school grade report, certificate, or transcript||showing that you meet the necessary language prerequisites for your chosen program in officially certified form|
|proof(s) of academic or professional reasons for taking up undergraduate studies (first semester)||for programs with limited admissions (impacted programs), in case you have completed your 55th year of age|
Application form for restricted study programs:
Please fill in the appropriate online application form carefully, send the data and print the letter addressed to Freie Universität Berlin (application for admission). Sign the letter and send it together with the above mentioned by mail to the address indicated within the deadline.
For some study programs the Freie Universität Berlin takes part in the dialogue-oriented admission procedure (DoSV).
Application for not restricted study programs:
Applicants of group 3 are obliged to pass an entrance exam. Please note the specific registration period for the entrance exam (see Information about entrance exam).
Please fill out the online-form carefully. Then a registration form is produced. Sign the letter and send it with the above mentioned documents by mail to the address indicated within the deadline.
After completing the application, it is possible to keep informed on the current status of your application and your exam results via our applicant information service.
Contact: Student Record and Registration Office of Freie Universität Berlin