The Freie Universitat Berlin Winter University - Term I program is a four-week program that allows you to improve your German language skills, with a variety of language levels available and expand your knowledge and understanding of Europe. 

Field of Study

  • German Language
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Sport Studies

For more detailed information about these courses go to the host university website.

Credit Equivalent 

4 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 4 ECTS are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the FUBIS entry requirements.

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The tuition fee is approximately $1,725 AUD. Program fees for application and excursions also apply. Discounts for early registration are available. More information regarding fees can be found on the host university website. 

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.

Ernst-Reuter-Gesellschaft e.V. Grants (€2,700 per person) are available to FUBiS participants from Australian universities. Each scholarship covers the FUBiS program fee, tuition, accommodation, excursions, health insurance and small travel allowance. Eligible students must be undergraduate students who have completed their first year by January 2019.

Students who wish to be considered for the grant must submit the ERG Scholarship Application Form, CV, and Letter of Motivation to FUBiS by October 14,2018. Successful applicants will be notified by FUBiS by early November. 


Accommodation can be arranged and is available at an additional cost. More information regarding accommodation options can be found on the host university website. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: Summer applications for this program have now closed
Host: 8 December 2018

Program Dates

Start: 05 January 2019
End: 25 January 2019

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Berlin, Germany
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*

*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only

UQ Abroad Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.​