Exchange: Free University of Berlin

Free University of Berlin is an outstanding, future-oriented institution in Germany’s world-renowned academic landscape. Repeatedly selected as one of the country’s Universities of Excellence, it has an acclaimed international orientation, interdisciplinary approach, and commitment to social responsibility. The university offers a comprehensive range of studies and highly competitive programs at all academic levels. While it enjoys a particularly strong reputation in the social sciences and humanities, it is also home to cutting-edge research in the natural and Earth sciences as well as computer sciences and mathematics.


Credit equivalency: 60 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

Available courses

Restricted Programs: Pharmacy, Medicine and Veterinary Medicine (for both undergraduate and graduate students), Biology, Biochemistry and Chemistry (for graduate students), Law, Business Administration and Economics.

Housing: On-campus housing is not guaranteed. Please find more information here.


Subjects Available at Host: All

Program Type: Study

Accepting Applications: Yes

Fall/Full Year Deadline: January 14, 2021
Winter Deadline: April 1, 2021

Timeline: Fall (Oct-March), Winter (April-Sept), Year-long (Oct-Sept)

Country: Germany

City: Berlin

Institution: University

Language of Study: English, German

Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate

Credit: Yes

Open to Programs at UofT: All

Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT

Program Fees: Social fees of app. 270 euros per semester

Funding: IE Award and Erasmus+

Eligibility Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 2.25 (Undergraduates) or B (Graduates) Language requirement: depending on course selection, German level B2 in the humanities and the social science departments and level B1 at the John F Kennedy Institute for North American Studies and natural sciences may be required.