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For International Students

At the start, you will need to arrange some formalities. The Welcome Services for international Students will provide you support in explaining the required procedure. Read more

Welcome to the Freie Universität Berlin! We invite you to central orienation events where you will get more information on organisation of your studies and the online-tools we use at the university.

Orientation events

To be able to study in Germany and to enroll in our programs, you will need health insurance. 

Some providers are, for instance, AOK, careconcept and educare24. Please feel free to search for any other insurance company that will cover you personal health needs. But please arrange the health insurance issues long in advance! The following explanations might help you: 

Freie Universität Berlin - Information on health insurance as a precondition for an enrollment

DAAD - Information on health insurance

You will be living in Berlin, an international hub for science and culture. Since everyone is moving to Berlin, you might experience difficulties to find free accommodation for living. Please start searching for a place to live long in advance!

Some accomodation services and portals

Student accommodation service by studierendenWERK BERLIN

Shared Flats WG-gesucht.de

Stundent living portal - uniplaces

Real estate portal - Immobilienscout24

Please feel free to contact the lecturer directly via e-mail and work out an individual solution for you. You can search for the contact data here.