About HU

Humboldt University of Berlin (HU) — public non-profit university. It is located in Berlin, Germany. HU is working together with European University Association (EUA).

The university is one of the top-130 universities in the world.

At HU, you can get a master and doctorate degree in different fields of study.

Berlin, Germany
Establishment year
International students
Rating QS 2023

HU tuition fees

As in many other universities in the country, the academic calendar at HU is divided into two semesters. But for convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Studying at public institutions in Germany is free, regardless of the chosen program. Students pay only a semester fee. At HU, it is about 643 USD per year. The educational institution helps with tuition fees through financial support programs. They are available to local and international students. On the official website of the university, you will find all the relevant information about tuition fees and scholarships.

Also, consider other expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals, and personal expenses.

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Financial AidAllowances and other types of social assistance
Semester fee
643 USD/year

Master's degree in HU

In order to enroll at HU for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score for admission is 5.5. TOEFL — 72 or higher.


Doctorate degree in HU

If you decide to pursue a career in science and enroll in a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — IELTS or TOEFL. For enrollment, you need to pass TOEFL with 95 points. The minimum score for IELTS is 7.


HU campus

HU has an urban campus, which provides students with many options for study and recreation. The abundance of museums, theaters and cinemas creates opportunities for the cultural development of young people. In the city, there are also large companies that offer internships. There is a library on the grounds of the university. There are collected scientific works of graduates and teachers of the university, as well as fiction. Not only locals study at HU, but also students from other countries. This is a unique opportunity to get in touch with the culture of other countries, meet representatives of different nationalities and make friends around the world.

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What to do after graduation

Graduates of HU find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. Look for more immigration options in our article.

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