AIFS: Berlin – Freie University

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Spend a semester or academic year in the modern and historic city of Berlin with AIFS. You’ll earn up to 15 credits through a variety of courses studying at Freie Universität Berlin. Courses are taught in English or German, and no previous Ge... read more

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I gained a confidence I didn't have before. Every day I was in a culture different from mine and had to overcome the obstacles of language and cultural barriers. Ultimately, I learned not only about other cultures, but about myself; in particular, my ability to take a challenge head on, and be a better person because of it. - Texas A&M University - College Station View Entire Review

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Spend a semester or academic year in the modern and historic
city of Berlin with AIFS.

You’ll earn up to 15 credits through a variety of courses studying
at Freie Universität Berlin. Courses are taught in English or German, and no previous German language study is required. 

You’ll enjoy cultural and social activities such as guided city walks, visits to museums and cultural sites and cooking classes. Freie University provides students with the opportunity to visit several of the many important historical sites in the city, including the Chancellor’s Office, Sachsenhausen and Hohenschönhausen. In addition, a day trip to Potsdam is included, as well as a week-long European City Excursion.

Live in a homestay or student apartment. Immerse yourself in
the German language and receive breakfast and dinner daily in a homestay, or opt for a single occupancy studio apartment with kitchen and bathroom. Both housing options include Internet access and a Mensa card for use at university cafeterias.

AIFS in Berlin offers a unique experience through the
European Studies Program at Freie University (FU-BEST), a program designed to meet the academic needs of American university students. Tracks are available for students with previous German language study or a German major/minor, as well as for students with no prior German language study. Volunteer opportunities are also available.

AIFS is recognized as the premier provider of study abroad programs. Comprehensive program fees cover tuition and housing with $800,000 in scholarship and grant funding available each year. A meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service are also included. Since 1964, over 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.


Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • German
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Legal Studies
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Religion / Religious Studies
  • Peace Studies, Conflict Resolution
  • International Business
  • German Studies
  • German Language, Literature
  • European Studies
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Architecture
  • History
  • Business
  • Music
  • Sociology
  • International Relations
  • Economics
  • Philosophy
Minimum GPA:
3.0
Year Founded:
1964
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AIFS Scholarships

Each year, AIFS awards more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants and financial support to deserving students & institutions. Funds are available for both summer and semester programs. Additional scholarships and grants are available to students at many schools across the country.

More than $800,00 in scholarships and grants are awarded each year

Deadlines:
Deadlines vary by program term

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Visit our website to learn more about available scholarships and grants. www.aifsabroad.com/scholarships

AIFS is recognized as a leading provider of study abroad programs, with a wide range of unique opportunities in Asia, Australia, Europe, South Africa and the Americas. Most AIFS campuses offer courses in English or in foreign languages from beginner to advanced levels, so you can have the study abroad experience that best suits you. Their program fee is also all-inclusive, making it simple for you to live, study abroad, and experience all that the world has to offer. Each year, more than $800,000 in scholarships and grants is awarded to deserving students & institutions. Funds are available for both summer and semester programs.

Scholarships to Study Abroad with AIFS

Deadlines:
Ongoing

Guidelines/Requirements:
Each year, more than $800,000 in scholarships and grants is awarded to deserving students & institutions. Funds are available for both summer and semester programs.

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