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Admittance and immatriculation for first semester without German entrance requirements for higher education

First of all, please make sure you are not an applicant equal to German applicants (see FAQ no. 1). If you are not, the following is valid:

Foreigners with foreign entrance requirements for higher education who are interested in applying at Free University of Berlin may send their application to uni-assist. They check whether the application meets formal requirements. This is liable to costs. Your application will not be checked until the fee has been paid. To speed up the checking of your application include a proof of payment in your application. Further information: www.uni-assist.de

With your application for first semester studies you need to prove your knowledge of the German language. This is possible with the following certificates:

  • TestDaF Level 3 in each of the four tests
  • Niveau B2 Ger (middle school II)
  • Middle School II


On more information see also the info-pages of Freie Universität Berlin:


Consultation for foreign applicants

Freie Universität Berlin
Bewerbung und Immatrikulation International
Iltisstrasse 1 (U-Bahn U3 bis Dahlem Dorf)
14195 Berlin
Tel.: (0049 30) 838-70000 (Info-Service)
E-Mail: info-service@fu-berlin.de
office hours: Info-Service