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About University of Freiburg

University of Freiburg — public non-profit university. It is located in Freiburg, Germany. University of Freiburg was founded in 1457, which makes it one of the oldest institutions in the country. University of Freiburg is an active member of European University Association (EUA), League of European Research Universities (LERU), International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU), Academic Consortium 21 (AC21), ASEA-UNINET.

It is one of the best institutions in the world. In QS World University Rankings 2024, it is among top-190. The educational institution is in the top-130 of Times Higher Education World University Ranking.

University of Freiburg does research in different fields of study and invites students to bachelor, master and doctorate programs.

Location
Freiburg, Germany
Establishment year
1457
Students
21,475
International students
4,939
Female students
53%

Place in ratings

Rating QS
2024#192
Rating THE
2024#128
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Anatomy & Physiology51-100
Agriculture & Forestry101-150
Arts & Humanities115
Life Sciences & Medicine132
Natural Sciences230
Social Sciences & Management386
Engineering & Technology391
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University of Freiburg tuition fees

At University of Freiburg, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, 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 University of Freiburg, it is about 3,255 USD per year. On the official website of the university, you can find all the up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

When choosing an educational institution, it is important to be aware of additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Semesters

Study programs at University of Freiburg

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Study degree
BA, BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Humanities
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 5.5, TOEFL iBT — 72
Social Sciences & Management
English and American Studies
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Humanities
Social Sciences & Management
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Study degree
BA, BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Humanities
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 5.5, TOEFL iBT — 72
Humanities
English and American Studies
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Humanities
Social Sciences & Management
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Study degree
BA, BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Humanities
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 5.5, TOEFL iBT — 72
Other programs
Agriculture & Forestry
Forest Sciences
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Agriculture & Forestry
Engineering & Technology
Embedded Systems Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 95
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Forest Sciences
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Agriculture & Forestry
Computer Science & IT
Computer Science
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 95
Social Sciences & Management
British and North American Cultural Studies
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 600, TOEFL iBT — 100
European Literatures and Cultures
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Modern China Studies
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Social Sciences
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 5.5, TOEFL iBT — 72
Medicine
Biomedical Sciences
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 5.5, TOEFL iBT — 72
Global Urban Health
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 5.0, TOEFL PBT — 550, TOEFL iBT — 72
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Biochemistry and Biophysics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Biomedical Sciences
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 5.5, TOEFL iBT — 72
Humanities
Ancient Near Eastern Studies - Living Environments in Past and Present
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Humanities
British and North American Cultural Studies
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 600, TOEFL iBT — 100
English
Study degree
MEd
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Humanities
English Language and Linguistics
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL PBT — 600, TOEFL iBT — 100
English Literatures and Literary Theory
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 7.5, TOEFL PBT — 600, TOEFL iBT — 100
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Other
Applied Physics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
TOEFL
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 1
Microsystems Engineering
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Other programs
Social Sciences & Management
Environment, Society and Global Change
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Social Sciences & Management
Computer Science & IT
Computational Neuroscience of Brain Disease
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Computer Science & IT
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Environment, Society and Global Change
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Social Sciences & Management
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Computational Neuroscience of Brain Disease
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Computer Science & IT
Other programs
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Bachelor degree at University of Freiburg

Schooling in Germany lasts longer than in other countries. Therefore, it is impossible to enter a university immediately after the 11th grade — first, you need to eliminate the academic difference. There are special educational institutions for foreign students — Studienkollegs. Before applying to the university, you need to pass an exam for knowledge of the English language. The university accepts the results of IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score is 72. The IELTS score is not lower than 5.5.

IELTS
5.5
TOEFL iBT
72

Master's degree at University of Freiburg

When considering candidates for master's programs, the admission committee of the university pays attention to the student's academic performance during the undergraduate program. It is impossible to enter University of Freiburg for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score for admission is 5. TOEFL — 1 or higher.

IELTS
5
TOEFL iBT
1
TOEFL PBT
550

University of Freiburg campus

The campus of University of Freiburg is located in Freiburg. This is a fairly large city that opens up many opportunities for students: from cafes, restaurants and other entertainment to internships at large companies. But an urban campus can also be a disadvantage, because big city life distracts some students from their studies. The university has a library, in the collection of which you will find not only textbooks and scientific works, but also works of the classics, modern literature and much more. Student life at University of Freiburg is filled with intercultural activities, as not only local students study here, but also students from abroad. The exchange of knowledge and experience, networking and new acquaintances — all this is an integral part of studenthood.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes
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What to do after graduation

It is possible to stay in Germany for an additional 18 months after graduation. To do this, you need to apply for a graduate visa, which allows you to work without providing an offer from an employer. University of Freiburg graduates find jobs quickly, partly because the university has a good reputation among employers according to the QS World University Rankings. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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