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Information for Prospective Students

We are delighted that you are interested in the courses offered by the Department of Political and Social Sciences and are glad you have found our website.

The Department of Political and Social Sciences is one of 12 departments at the Freie Universität Berlin. It contains four institutes as well as three central institutes with a broad range of degree programmes on offer.

We would be delighted to welcome you as a student in our department!


General Advice

  • It is possible to visit one or more courses before commencing studies in order to get a first impression of the subject which comes into question for you. If you are interested, please get in contact with the course administrator.
  • You can get information on application, admission and matriculation from the website of the Division for Academic Affairs of the Freie Universität Berlin.
  • The Center for Academic Advising and Psychological Counseling of the Freie Universität Berlin offers regular information days (in.FU-tage) for prospective students. Here you receive detailed information on studies at the FU Berlin. Furthermore, current students from later semesters report on their experiences and you may also choose to take part in a taster course on site.