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Academic Year

German Language & European Studies

Freie Universität Berlin

Academic Year 1 2017-2018 (Aug 26, 2017 to May 18, 2018)
Catalog Code: IBEY1117

The German Language & European Studies program at Freie Universität Berlin (FUB) offers students a great variety of courses in the German and European Studies fields. Popular subject areas include German Language, European Studies, History, Political Science, Sociology, and Art History. Of particular note is FUB?s language tandem program and its week-long excursion.

Students are not required to have a background in German language in order to participate in this program. Students will be required to complete a language placement exam prior to departure if taking a German language course and have background in German language.

Courses are taught by local and visiting faculty at FUB and ISA students take courses with other international students. Courses are taught in English and German.

Prices & Dates

August 26, 2017 - May 18, 2018

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March 1, 2017

Application Due Date:

March 15, 2017

Final Forms & Payments Due:

Program in Progress

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*prices and dates are subject to change


Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.00.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

Students must have completed a minimum of 2 semesters at a 4-year university at time of application. Cumulative GPA will be calculated from credit from 4-year institutions only.

All students are required to take a German Language course. German majors/minors are required to enroll in the combined 2-level Intensive German Language course.

All students who enroll in a German course are required to take a placement exam prior to departure to determine appropriate language proficiency. Exam results may determine eligibility for course enrollment.

*Students have to submit the following additional materials to complete their application: valid passport copy, photo and host university application. The host university application will be accessible through the ISA student portal upon submission of the application. If ordering or renewing your passport, ISA suggests to expedite the process to receive it by the application due date. Please contact ISA should you have any issues in receiving your passport by the deadline.

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