Registration 1st-semester

1st-semester (1. Fachsemester) applicants must register online, between June 15 th and Juli 18th 2016, in order to take a language test.

If you have been informed in your Notice of Admission (Zulassungsbescheid) that you still need to take the English-language test, then you must register here, between August 1st and September 8th 2016, to take the test together with higher semester (höhere Fachsemester) applicants.

The language test normally takes 2 hours to complete and is held between 9am and 5pm.


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Language test on Monday, July 25th 2016 and Tuesday, July 26th 2016, location: EEC (= E-Examination Center), Fabeckstraße 34-36, 1st floor

Online registration is required for this test.

Please use the following link to register for a test appointment: https://www.lvplanung.fu-berlin.de/. You will need your applicant account and password to register for the test. The applicant account name corresponds to your ‘user name’. Only those appointments for language tests that you need to take will be displayed. Please note that you must register between 15.06.2016 and 18.07.2016. After 18.07.2016 the registration portal will no longer be available and you will not be able to register for a test any more. Once you have registered, please remember to print off the email confirming your registration for the test and bring it with you on the day of the test, along with your ID. Please arrive on time for the test!

For further information about the test (length and examples of the test format), please click here.

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Once you have submitted your online application for a place on a Bachelor programme you can apply to defer the language test should you be unable to attend the July test date. Reasons for deferment may include: participation in a language course, au pair or internship programme abroad, or health reasons.  
Applications for deferment of the test date should be submitted by email prior to the July test date. Please send your email application to defer the test to the following email address: pruefungsverschiebung@sprachenzentrum.fu-berlin.de (Subject: Application to defer test / July language test). 
Should you be unable to attend the test date due to illness, you will need to submit an email application to defer the language test no later than three days following the July test appointment. In this case, please attach a scanned copy of a doctor’s note or medical statement as proof of illness; send the email with ‘Application to defer test / July language test’ in the subject line.  
Alternative test dates will be offered in September for those applicants unable to attend the July test date.


Applications for a place on the Bachelor programme made via uni-assist may reach the Freie Universität Berlin after the July test dates. In this event, they have to register for a test appointment in September by themselves after creating an application account at Freie Universität berlin.