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Application for the First Subject-specific Semester in the University-internal Procedure

Please apply directly to Freie Universität for all programs with restricted admission capacity and for combination bachelor programs without restricted admission capacity, using the appropriate online form for impacted programs. The online application link can be found at the bottom of this page. With this form you can only apply for the first subject-specific semester only.

If you want to apply for the first semester of a study program within the Dialogue-oriented Service Procedure (DoSV) or for pharmacyor veterinary medicine, please read the information on the corresponding pages.

There are different applications for the first semester and for the higher subject-specific semester. If you wish to apply for the first semester for one component of your desired combination bachelor’s program and for the higher semester for the other component, please fill in both forms.

Applicants who have turned 55 before 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.


Please fill in the online application form linked below and send it online by using the button „Daten abschicken“ within the application deadline.

Please submit one application for the same study program only. Submitting several applications for the same study program does not increase your chances of admission. Only the application with the highest application number will be considered. All other applications for the same program will be excluded.

Please do not send us any documents or the application form by mail /e-mail unless you belong to one of the following application groups:
application groupdocuments
Documents to be submitted by post after online application for the following application groups:
applicants submitting a special request (Härtefall, Antrag auf Verbesserung der Durchschnittsnote, Antrag auf Verbesserung der Wartezeit)
applicants with professional qualifications please see the website on detailed information about the required documents
preferential admission officially certified copy of your service certificate or original proof of your period of service and simple copy of your earlier notice of admission at FU Berlin
Documents to be submitted by e-mail (zulassung-national@fu-berlin.de) after online application stating the application number in the subject line for the following applicant groups:
applicants for a second course of study
  • a simple copy of your earlier degree or certificate earned in Germany (with final grade) and written statement why a second degree is needed regarding all study subjects
  • if applicable, further documents in case that you have reached the age of 55
applicants who have reached the age of 55by the end of the application deadline written statement of serious scientific or professional reasons
applicants belonging to an Olympiakader, Perspektivkader, Ergänzungskader, Nachwuchskader 1, Nachwuchskader 2 or Paralympicskader squad, built on federal level, belonging to a federal association of the DOSB and catered by an Olympic Traning Center (OSP) in Berlin or Brandenburg current proof of squad-membership issued by the professional association (Fachverband) (simple copy)
applicants who have completed the Studienkolleg (preparatory course) of Freie Universität Berlin this year
  • certified copy of the assessment exam
  • current certificate of enrollment at Freie Universität

Only applicants belonging to one of these application groups have to send the signed application form plus the required documents (see application form) within the deadline via mail or e-mail to Freie Universität Berlin.

If you are a minor at the time of the application deadline 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 you are admitted, you have to submit a registration certificate proving the afore-stated for enrollment. Therefore, we recommend that you apply for the registration certificate immediately after submitting your application.

After applying you can get information concerning your application and the mailing dates of notices of admission via our application portal.

Start the online application for the first semester for university-internal higher procedures

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