Prospective students holding a foreign university entrance qualification have to apply for the first semester in a study program within the university-internal admission procedure as well as for Studienkolleg via uni-assist for Freie Universität Berlin.
If you earned your university entrance qualification in a country other than Germany, you are already enrolled in a core subject at Freie Universität Berlin and would like to apply for one or more new module/s, please use the online application portal for applicants with German HZB for university-internal procedure.
Those applicants, who have turned 55 by the application deadline, can only be considered in the admission process if there are - regarding the personal situation - serious scientific or professional reasons for taking up studies.
Uni-assist needs the following documents of all applicants as officially certified copy to evaluate the formal requirements:
|school leaving and university certificates||which are part of your university entrance qualification|
|official translations of all certificates if issued in any language other than English or German||issued by sworn translators only or by an institution being entitled to translations for official purposes|
|proof of sufficient knowledge of German||depending on the requested study course|
|earlier university degree or certificate with grade||applicants for a second course of study (Zweitstudienbewerber) - if you have already graduated in Germany or an EU member state|
|The following documents have to be submitted via mail but are not required as officially certified copies:|
|written statement of serious scientific or professional reasons||if one has turned 55|
|written explanatory statement why a second degree is needed regarding all study subjects||if you are “Zweitstudienbewerber/in” (applicant for a second course of study)|
If you hold the German or an EU citizenship or if you hold the citizenship of Iceland, Liechtenstein, or Norway and want to make a special application (Sonderantrag), please submit the following documents in addition to the above mentioned:
If you are a minor at the time of the application deadline (January 15 or July 15) living in Berlin or Brandenburg with a person who has custody of you, you can apply within the online application for the quota for minors. In case of admission you have to submit for enrollment a registration certificate prooving the aforestated. Therefore, we recommend that you apply for the registration certificate immediately after submitting your application.
Incomplete applications will not be transferred to the Freie Universität by uni-assist!
Address for application documents (please use the online application form only)
Freie Universität Berlin
c/o uni-assist e.V.