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Admissions and Application Process – Bachelor's Program Media and Communication Studies

Key information

Due to the current situation, the application period for limited bachelor degree programs will be changed for the winter semester 2020/21: 07/01/2020 – 08/20/2020.

Application period

June 1 – July 15

Duration

6 semesters

Degree

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Program start

Winter semester

Language

German

Requirements 

The requirements for undergraduate programs include

  • a certificate of Higher Education Entrance Qualification (Hochschulzugangsberechtigung - HZB) that is sufficient for the desired study program
  • an admissions notice (in combination bachelor's programs admissions notices for both major and minor subjects)
  • proof of language skills in German and English. German skills on a high level are an essential precondition for studying at our department as most of the study units of the master’s programs are taught in German. 

If your educational background is insufficient for admission to Freie Universität Berlin, a one-year school-type preparation at the Studienkolleg may be an alternative.

Language Requirements

The Bachelor’s program Media and Communication Studies requires a high level of proficiency in German as well as good English language skills. Proof of these skills must be provided as part of the application.

Restricted Admissions (Numerus Clausus)

Like other higher education institutions in the region that regularly receive large numbers of applications, Freie Universität Berlin has implemented Admission Limits (Numerus Clausus) for all undergraduate programs including the bachelor’s program Media and Communication Studies.

Application Procedure

Please find more information on the Application Procedure for Prospective Foreign Students here.