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What are the application prerequisites for the German and preparatory courses of the Welcome@FUBerlin Program?


  • Residential status as a refugee:

Proof of Arrival (Ankunftsnachweis)/ BÜMA, residence permit (Aufenthaltsgestattung), residence toleration (Duldung), allowance of subsidiary protection (Subsidiärer Schutz), recognized refugee (Anerkannter Flüchtling), eligible for asylum (Asylberechtigt), familial reunification of someone with the aforementioned statuses (Familiennachzug)

  • Direct or indirect higher education entrance qualification (HZB) 
  • Residence in Berlin or Brandenburg
  • German language skills at the A2 GER level (for the German courses) and B1 GER level (for the preparatory courses) 
  • Interest in a degree program at the Freie Universität Berlin