Application Period and Notices
Please note that there are different application periods for master’s programs. The deadlines can be found in the course description of the respective program. The mailboxes are cleared at the end of every application deadline at midnight.All of the stated time limits are exclusion periods specified by law. For all applications for which an application for admission and supporting documents are to be submitted, the full application documents must be received in the required form at the relevant location (higher education institution, uni-assist, or Hochschulstart) by 11:59 p.m. on the due date. The date and time stamped on the documents when received by the recipient is the operative factor, not the postmark date. Faxes and E-mails are not accepted.
Freie Universität Berlin provides admission notices and notices of rejection as pdf documents via the application portal for the following procedures after the selection procedures have been completed. Please print your notice and save a copy of it for your records as notices are available for a limited time only.
for study programs with application deadline May 31, you can expect to receive a notice at the beginning of July
for study programs with application deadline August 15, you can expect to receive a notice in mid September
- for study programs with application deadline January 15, you can expect to receive a notice in mid-February
- for study programs with application deadline February 15, you can expect to receive a notice in mid-March