Fees and Contributions

The Freie Universität Berlin does not charge any tuition fees (except for continuing education programs), rather so-called "Semestergebühren und -beiträge" (fees and contributions). The legal basis for charging these fees and contributions may be viewed here.

Payable for summer semester 2017 is a total of 304,29 €:

  • 50,00 €  enrollment fee/re-registration fee

  • 51,69 €  semester contribution to the Studierendenwerk” student support service      

  • 8,70 €, which include a 7,50€ contribution to the student union and 1,20 € to the “Semesterticket-Büro“ (semester ticket transportion pass office)

  • 193,90 €  transportation ticket contribution (tariff area ABC), includes 5,00 € to the Social Fond

For further information please contact the Student Administration office or the AStA- Semesterticketbüro.

An additional late payment fee of 19.94 € (Säumnisgebühr) is charged for overdue payments received after the re-registration deadline.

Students with a valid disability card and eligibility for free public transport are exempt from payment for the public transportation ticket. Applications for exemptions from the public transportation ticket contribution may be submitted with Student Administration and should include relevant proof (copies). Thereafter, the fees and contributions are reduced by the amount due for public transportation ticket.

Further fees and contributions:

Additional fees may apply for the replacement of documents (i.e., new student ID card, “Studienbuchseite“study book pageor otherenrollment certificates.

Please visit Info-Service Studium for information on Freie Universität Berlin (“Gebührenkonten”) account details.

Kindly consider additional transaction fees and charges when transferring fees from abroad.