Studying at the Department

On the following pages you will find information all about studying at the Department of Political and Social Sciences.

Subjects belonging to the study programmes offered by the department include all subjects by the institutes of the department (Otto-Suhr Institute for Political Science, Institute for Media and Communication Studies, Institute for Ethnological Studies, Institute for Sociology) as well as the Central Institutes (Latin American Institute, Eastern European Institute, John F. Kennedy Institute for North American studies).

Academic calender

  Summer semester 2013  Winter semester 2013/14 Summer semester 2014
Semester dates 01.04.2013 -              30.09.2013 01.10.2013 -         31.03.2014 01.04.2014 - 30.09.2014
Lecture times 08.04.2013 -              13.07.2013 14.10.2013 -        15.02.2014 14.04.2014 - 19.07.2014
Academic holidays none 23.12.2013 -         45.01.2014 none
Examination weeks 15.07.2013 -              27.07.2013 17.02.2014 -         01.03.2014 21.07.2014 - 01.08.2014

General Advice

  • Registrations from students with child(ren) for the modules and teaching courses offered will be regarded with priority at the Freie Universität Berlin on a test basis. Please contact the staff at the Study Office.