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Semester, application and enrolment dates

Academic calendarSummer semester 2014 Winter semester 2014/2015

Semester duration

April 1 – September 30, 2014

October 1, 2014 – March 31, 2015

Teaching activity

April 14 – July 19, 2014

October 13, 2014 – February 14, 2015

Holiday

-

December 22, 2014 –
January 3, 2015

Feast Days

April 18, 2014 (Good Friday)
April 21, 2014 (Easter Monday)
May 1,2014 (May Day)
May 29, 2014 (Ascension Day)
June 9, 2014 (Whitmonday)

October 3, 2014 (Day of German Unity)

Re-registration

For winter semester 2014/2015: by July 18, 2014 For summer semester 2015: by February 13, 2015
Application for semester on leave Latest May 26, 2014 Latest November 24, 2014
No teaching activity From July 19, 2014 From February 14, 2015

Application

Summer semester 2014

Winter semester 2014/2015

Undergraduate programmes (all combination bachelor's programs, first semester and advanced)

Information on whether you are required to apply to Freie Universität Berlin directly, or via uni-assist, or via "hochschulstart.de" (only in German) please see International Students.

Undergraduate programmes with restricted admission (application directly to Freie Universität Berlin): by January 15, 2014

Undergraduate programmes with restricted admission. Application with summer semester admission:
by January 15, 2014

Letters of Admission sent by the end of February 2014.

Undergraduate programmes with restricted admission (application directly to Freie Universität Berlin):
by July 15, 2014

Application via "hochschulstart.de" (only in German):

  • Applicant with university entrance certificate (Abitur or equivalent) dated before January 16, 2014 have to apply by May 31, 2014

  • Applicants with university entrance certificate (Abitur or equivalent) dated later than January 16, 2014 apply by July 15, 2014

Letters of Admission sent by the end of August 2014.

Studienkolleg
(preparatory course):
One-year course in a school-like setting with Feststellungsprüfung (assessment test - subject related university entrance qualification).

Externe Feststellungsprüfung (external assessment test - without attending the preparation course).

 

All courses by July 15, 2014

 

 

All courses by March 15, 2014

Master´s programs

See here.

Doctoral programs

See here.

Lottery procedure
(online application only)

March 15 – April 1, 2014

September 15 – October 1, 2014

Studienplatztausch
(Exchange of study placements)

February 15 – April 8, 2014

August 15 – October 10, 2014

Higher education admissions for those with professional qualifications

By January 15, 2014

By July 15, 2014

Entrance exam for those with professional qualifications

-

June 4, 2014

Enrollment & registration

Summer semester 2014

Winter semester 2014/2015

Enrollment & registration

Deadline stated in Admission Letter

Enrollment for programs with no limited admissions (except combination bachelor's programs)

German students and foreign nationals with German education (Bildungsinländer) who fulfill all other requirements (such as language skills)

All others are required to apply via uni-assist for programs with no limited admissions

By March 15, 2014

By March 1, 2014

August 1 - September 8, 2014

Course registration (bachelor’s & master’s Students)

For information on registering, courses and examinations (deadlines and details), see Campus Management.

Studierfähigkeitstest Veterinärmedizin
(Aptitude Test Veterinay Medicine)

For students beginning their studies in winter semester: by written invitation only, see here.

Studierfähigkeitstest Pharmazie
(Aptitude Test Pharmacy)

For students beginning their studies in winter and summer semester: by written invitation only, see here.

Nebenhörer (visiting student, who is a full-time student elsewhere)

April 14 – May 12, 2014

October 13 – November 10, 2014

Language tests (by invitation only)

Foreign language tests
(free of charge)
DSH (130,-€)

See Sprachenzentrum (language center, see “Sprachtests für Studienbewerber” for details). For further information on the German language test for higher education (DSH) at Freie Universität Berlin, see DSH.

Future dates

Summer semester 2015
Winter semester 2015/16


Summer semester 2016

Teaching activity: April 13 - July 18, 2015
Teaching activity: October 12, 2015 - February 13, 2016
Holiday: December 21, 2015 - January 2, 2016   
Teaching activity: April 18 - July 13, 2016

Events for prospective and current students:

  • Information event for students on all programs starting in the winter semester 2014/15 (with introduction to Campus Management, also useful for Master students who have moved to Freie Universität Berlin):
    Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 14.15-16.45, Audimax, Garystr. 35 (in German) or
    Thursday, 2 October 2014, 10.15-12.45, Audimax, Garystr. 35  (same content)

  • Orientation days for international students at Freie Universität Berlin
    Wednesday, 1 October 2014, Beginning: 10.00, Audimax, Garystr. 35

Last Update: Jul 11, 2014

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