The Institute of Sociology of Freie Universität Berlin holds exchange agreements with the following universities (courses in English are available at all universities unless stated otherwise).
Bangor University (Great Britain; English)
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain; English, Spanish, Catalan)
Universitatea din București (Romania; Englisch, French, Romanian)
Universität Fribourg, Europastudien (Switzerland; German, French)
Københavns Universitet (Denmark; English, Danish)
Universität Luzern (Switzerland; English, German)
Université Paris Descartes (France; French only)
Umeå Universitet (Sweden; English, Swedish)
University of Vienna (Austria; English, German)
Uniwersytet Wrocławski, Willy Brandt Center for German and European Studies (Poland; English, German)
At the Institute of Sociology you receive 3 ECTS points for completing a course with a certificate of participation. This requires regular and active participation, but no term paper or essays and your performance will not be graded in this case. If you complete a course with a certificate of achievement you will get 7 ECTS points. This requires a term paper or essays, an oral examination or a written test in addition. In this case your performance will be graded. If you attend courses at other FU institutions, such as language courses, you receive the number of ECTS points determined by the other institution. Please contact the ERASMUS coordinators of the respective departments or institutes for more information.
1st step: written application with the following documents:
Please send your application to your Erasmus coordinator (contact person) at the Institute for Sociology with the subject “Erasmus Application”.
The application deadline is 31st of January (for both winter and summer term).
Please name up to three universities you would like to apply for.
2nd step: Selection of candidates
As of February, the applications are examined. If there are enough places for everyone candidates will quickly be notified. If there are not enough places candidates will be invited to an interview which will take place in the last weeks of the lecture period.
If there are not enough places the following additional criteria will be applied:
Following the interviews candidates will be informed about the decision made. The candidates who have been chosen are required to notify me about whether they accept their place by 15 March at the latest.
Please also contact the Erasmus Coordinator in order to complete the Learning Agreement. Please contact Prof. Ohr for matters regarding the recognition of academic achievements.
Erasmus Coordinator at the Institute of Sociology
Zsófia S. Ignácz (substituting for Dr. Sophia Schubert)
Institute for Sociology, Room 316