Freie Universität Berlin is an exchange destination in Berlin, Germany. This destination is specifically for master Physics/Meteorology students of the Faculty of Science.

Student experiences

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General information for Erasmus exchange students 

Course information: see this link 

Academic calendar

Semester I: beginning October – end of March
Semester II: beginning of April – end of September


Requirements: Language: Proficiency in German, EFR certificate B1 (VWO eindexamenniveau is B2/B1). Only occasional courses are taught in English.

Areas of study open to exchange students

This partnership is based on a bilateral agreement between Science UU and Freie Universität Berlin and the Departement of Physics. Unlimited choice of subjects.

Courses at Master’s level

Maybe/Yes, no general regulation.

Language of instruction

Students are welcome to follow courses in German. More information can be found by following this link.

Housing assistance

 General information:  see link and and assistance.

Estimated living costs per month

No info given. In addition to the monthly rent, students are required to pay social fees and public transport ticket. See for more info in German.



Info on credit and grading system can be found here.

Number of places available

2 places per year. Selection was not necessary in the past few years.


Any questions?

The International Exchange Officer at the Faculty of Science is Liesbeth Achterberg.


  • Open office hours: Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00-12:00
  • Location: Minnaert building, room 1.17, Leuvenlaan 4, 3584 CE Utrecht
  • For an individual appointment and/or questions send an email to:
  • In case of an urgent matter, phone: 030-2537315

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.