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Application Procedure

Candidates with a German Bachelor’s degree apply directly to the Freie Universität Berlin via the online portal.

Candidates with non-German degree apply via uni-assist portal. For documents and formal details please see Application with non-German Degree.

The application for the winter semester runs from April 15 to May 31.

The application period for the summer semester runs from December 2 of the preceding year to January 15.

Candidates with a non-German Degree are recommended to prepare their documents well in advance and to apply as soon as the application period opens.

No. All courses in the Master's program of Physics are in English.

For instance, with a degree in engieering or chemistry?

No. You require a Bachelor's degree in Physics to apply for a Master's degree in Physics. 

  • your Bachelor degree with overall grade
  • a certified transcript of your Bachelor studies
  • proof of English language proficiency

All documents need to be send as officially certified copies per postal mail. More details

Yes, you can apply if you have certifications for at least 2/3 of the credit points necessary for your Bachelor’s degree. In that case the current transcript of courses can be used for the application.

Note that all modules necessary to complete the Bachelor’s degree have to be finished before the start of the Master course, and certificates have to be submitted before the end of the first semester of the Master course.

There is no limited admission for the winter semester.

Admission for the summer semester could be limited if there are more applicants than places available. In this case, the overall bachelor grade is the strongest criterion for the applicants' admission.