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Fees and Contributions

Freie Universität Berlin does not charge any tuition fees (except for continuing education programs), rather so-called "Semestergebühren und -beiträge" (fees and contributions). The legal basis for charging these fees and contributions may be viewed here.

Fees for new enrollments

For the winter semester 2022/2023 you have to pay a total of 312,89 €:

Fees for re-registrations

Payable for winter semester 2022/23 is a total of 242,99 €:

  • 50.00 €  enrollment fee/re-registration fee
  • 54.09 €  semester contribution to the studierendenWERK BERLIN” student support service      
  • 10.00 €   contribution to the student government (Studierendenschaft)
  • 128,90 €  transportation ticket contribution (tariff area ABC), includes 5.00 € to the Social Fond

    (the amount results from the regular contribution of 198,80 Euro minus the credit of the difference resulting from the 9 Euro ticket of 69,90 Euro)

For further information please contact the Student Records and Registration Office or the AStA - Semesterticketbüro. Please see also the information about the 9 Euro Ticket.

If you have been exempted from the semester ticket in the summer semester 2022, the semester ticket amount for the winter semester 2022/2023 will not change and will remain at 198,80 € (incl. 5,00 € social fund). In this case, please transfer the full semester amount of 312,89 € for the re-registration for the winter semester 2022/2023. You will be shown the corresponding amount to be transferred in the self-service.


An additional late payment fee of 19.94 € (Säumnisgebühr) is charged for overdue payments received after the re-registration deadline.

Students with a valid disability card and eligibility for free public transport are exempt from payment for the public transportation ticket. Applications for exemptions from the public transportation ticket contribution may be submitted to the Student Records and Registration Office and should include relevant proof (copies). Thereafter, the fees and contributions are reduced by the amount due for public transportation ticket.

Further fees and contributions:

Additional fees may apply for the replacement of documents (i.e., new student ID "Campuscard", “Studienbuchseite“ study book page or other enrollment certificates.

Please visit Info-Service Studium for information on Freie Universität Berlin (“Gebührenkonten”) account details. If you are transferring your payment from abroad, please be sure to adjust the sum accordingly to accommodate any incurred bank transfer fees. In some cases, the payment partner needs information about the address of the university’s main bank in order to process payments from foreign countries. The main branch of the DEUTSCHE BANK PGK AG is located at: Unter den Linden 13 - 15, 10117 Berlin.

Kindly consider additional transaction fees and charges when transferring fees from abroad.