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Semester, application and enrolment dates

Academic calendarWinter semester 2014/2015Summer semester 2015

Semester duration

October 1, 2014 – March 31, 2015 April 1 – September 30, 2015

Teaching activity

October 13, 2014 – February 14, 2015 April 13 – July 18, 2015

Holiday

December 22, 2014 –
January 3, 2015

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Feast Days

October 3, 2014 (Day of German Unity)

April 3, 2015 (Good Friday)
April 6, 2015 (Easter Monday)
May 1,2015 (May Day)
May 14, 2015 (Ascension Day)
May 25, 2015 (Whitmonday)

Re-registration

For summer semester 2015: by February 13, 2015 For winter semester 2015/2016: by July 17, 2015
Application for semester on leave Latest November 24, 2014 Latest May 26, 2015
No teaching activity From February 14, 2015 From July 18, 2015

Application

Winter semester 2014/2015

Summer semester 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 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.

Undergraduate programmes with restricted admission (application directly to Freie Universität Berlin): by January 15, 2015

Application via “hochschulstart.de (only in German) for undergraduate programs with summer semester admission:
by January 15, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

Letters of Admission sent by the end of February 2015.

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

No admission for summer semester

 

 

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Master´s programs

See here.

Doctoral programs

See here.

Lottery procedure
(online application only)

September 15 – October 1, 2014

 March 15 – April 1, 2015

Studienplatztausch
(Exchange of study placements)

August 15 – October 10, 2014

 February 15 – April 10, 2015

Higher education admissions for those with professional qualifications

By July 15, 2014

 By January 15, 2015

Entrance exam for those with professional qualifications

June 4, 2014

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Enrollment & registration

Winter semester 2014/2015

Summer semester 2015

For all combination bachelor's programs and single-subject bachelor's with restricted admission 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

August 1 - September 8, 2014

February 2 - March 9, 2015

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) October 13 – November 10, 2014 April 13 – May 08, 2015

Language tests (by invitation only)

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

Language Center (Sprachenzentrum, see "Sprachtests/Sprachtests Studienbewerber/innen" for dates, application and information). For further information on the German language test for higher education (DSH) at Freie Universität Berlin, see DSH.

Future dates

Winter semester 2015/16

Summer semester 2016

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 summer semester 2015 (with introduction to Campus Management, also useful for Master students who have moved to Freie Universität Berlin):
    Wednesday, April 1, 2015: 10:15 a.m.–12:45 p.m. session held at Hörsaal 2, Habelschwerdter Allee 45 (in German)

  • Orientation days for international students at Freie Universität Berlin
    Wednesday, April 1, 2015: Hörsaal 1a/1b, Habelschwerdter Allee 45, start: 10:00 a.m., Schedule (pdf-file)

Last Update: Nov 20, 2014

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