Freie Universität Berlin

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Location 🌎

Language of instruction 💬

Eligible faculty 🎓

Berlin, Germany German and English (limited) Open to All Faculties


Freie Universität Berlin is a young, international university with a unique history. It has been one of the German universities of excellence since 2007. The university is leading in research and teaching and has many regional and international partners.

Freie Universität is located in the leafy residential district of Dahlem in southwestern Berlin.

Important information

  • Special Notes: The FUBiS and FU-BEST programs are NOT part of the exchange program

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  • Please note that all Exchange students traveling to Germany must pay the mandatory Studierendenwerk fee. This fee is required by law for all students (including exchange students) studying in higher education institutions in Germany. For more information, please contact FUB directly.

Term dates 

Semester 1

Semester 2

October - February April - July

*Semester and exam dates may vary from year to year. Please consult the Host institution's fact sheet, the Host institution's website, or the Host institution directly to confirm.

Contact information

International Office - Student Mobility Unit

Freie Universität Berlin (FU Berlin)
Student Mobility Unit
Iltisstraße 4
14195 Berlin


Ms. Carmen Glesisenstein

Email: exchange [at]

Phone: +49 30 838 73921




The information on this page is drawn from either the institution's fact sheet or their website as linked above.

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