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Admission requirements and application for the 60-credit Bachelor's program "Global Sociology"

Key figures of the degree program

Application period 01.06.-15.07.
Start of study Winter semester
Admission restriction Yes
Study Languages German
Degree Bachelor of Arts (B.A.): 60-credit minor subject
Standard study period 6 semesters

Admission requirements

  • The prerequisite for studying at Freie Universität Berlin is usually a general higher education entrance qualification (Abitur).
  • For international prospective students: Proof of very good German language skills.

Admission restrictions (Numerus Clausus/NC)


Applications are made via the Application and Admission section. You can only apply for the Bachelor's degree "Globale Soziologie" as a 60-credit module program in combination with another 90-credit major subject. Further information can be found in the brochure "Von der Schule an die Freie Universität Berlin" (pdf file) (available in German only).


After a successful application, enrolment at Freie Universität Berlin marks the beginning of your studies.

The online enrolment assistant "START ins Studium" provides further information on starting your studies.

Information for international applicants

The FU Berlin has compiled helpful general information for prospective international students who have not completed their higher education entrance qualification in Germany: