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Freie Universität Berlin International Summer and Winter University (FUBiS)

Every year FUBiS offers more than 45 courses - both subject and German classes. Feel free to browse our course list for Term I, Term II and Term III and look at the curricula and syllabi to find out more about the classes. In this section you will also find information regarding the FUBiS faculty, the dates & deadlines and the grading system and transcripts.

Short Courses

Social Sciences (29)
Humanities (23)
Arts, Design & Architecture (7)
Business & Management (5)
Engineering & Technology (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)



The Freie Universität Berlin International Summer and Winter University (FUBiS) is an intensive, academic program through which students can earn credits that may be counted towards their degrees at their home institutions. FUBiS sessions run for three to six weeks and take place both in summer and winter. 



Students can choose between subject courses (mostly taught in English) and German language and culture courses. The 50+ subject courses are offered within the fields of Architecture, Art History, Politics, Law, History, Media Studies, Economics, Sustainability, Literature, Philosophy, Film, and Music. German language and culture courses are available for up to five different levels of proficiency.

Field Trips

Field trips are an integral part of all our courses. In addition, FUBiS offers excursions such as to the Berlin Reichstag building (seat of the German Parliament) and a guided tour through the underworlds of Berlin, or a day trip to Potsdam.


Housing services

Accommodation options include student dorm, single apartment, and homestay, and will be organized upon the student's request for the duration of the program. More details are available on our website:

Medical services

FUBiS offers an insurance package including health insurance, accident insurance and liability insurance for a small fee.

Berlin, Berlin, Germany


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