Application in Four Steps
1. Register an account at uni-assist
You can register on uni-assist by using their online portal https://my.uni-assist.de/registrierung to create your personalized MyAssist account. You will then receive an email from uni-assist with an activiation link. Please click on the link and activate your account.
Please note: Sometimes the mail from uni-assist lands in your spam/junk folder. Please have a look there if you cannot find the mail in your inbox.
After activating your account and logging in to your myassist account, please fill in your personal details and your educational history.
2. Choose the course to apply to by uni-assist
After you have registered and logged-in, you will be on the site of the „Course Catelog” on uni-assist. Under „search criteria“ input „welcome" ,semester: „Winter Semester 2021/22", and university: "Freie Universität Berlin". The following course will then appear: "Deutsch und Vorbereitungskurse für Geflüchtete – Welcome@FU“. Please then click "select". The course will be added to your selection list (found in the top right corner of the page next to "My Inbox").
Important: the online application is for the whole Welcome@FU Program, there is no distinction between the German and preparatory courses in the application itself. What course you are accepted into depends on the type of higher education entrance qualification (HZB) and the level of German skills you have.
3. Fill out the application form on uni-assist
Click on the selection list and then on "Show additional application-related questions (unanswered mandatory questions)". Please answer all questions under all three categories: General Questions, University-related questions, and Subject-related questions". After you save your answers, go to "My Applications" and then "Documents".
4. Upload your documents to uni-assist
Please upload all the relevant documents required to your uni-assist application. The deadline for this is the 30th of June.
You can see which documents you need by clicking here. Please scan your original documents as colored PDF files. If you do not have originals of your diplomas, please upload a scan of all pages of certified copies (beglaubigte Kopie). All diplomas must be translated. Please upload all pages of the diplomas (the original language pages+the translated pages).
After uploading all your documents, go the selection list again and click on "Proceed to checkout" and then on "to payment process". After this, your application will be submitted.
Please note: You are not required to send your documents per post anymore.