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Information for Outgoings

Europe 2021

Europe 2021

1.) Choosing a Partner University

Please check Partner Universities for information on selecting partner university that suits you.


2.) Applying at the FU Berlin

  • Application Period:
    • Following winter semester: 11/15 - 1/31
    • Following summer semester: 5/1 - 5/15 (remaining places)

Required documents:

  • FU online application form (available during application periods)

  • Letter of motivation

    • Detailed description of the study or research project, statement of your professional interest as well as the necessity and feasibility of the stay abroad, 1-2 pages, German or English
  • Curriculum vitae in tabular form

  • Certificate of enrollment

  • Proof of academic achievement (incl. table with grades and LPs) or a copy of the Bachelor's certificate for Master's students

  • Proof of language skills (can be submitted later if necessary)

We would like to point out the necessity to take care of the acquisition of a language certificate at an early stage, as the demand for language tests at the Language Center is often very high. Send in all documents as one PDF by mail.

3.) Nomination and application at the Partner University

  • By March: Allocation of study places and notification of applicants
    • Please confirm binding acceptance of the exchange place as soon as possible so that we can nominate you at the partner university!
  • Application at the partner university
    • The partner university will contact you directly and send you the necessary documents.
    • Please be sure to observe the respective deadlines of the partner universities!
  • Prepare for your study abroad (apartment, bank, travel arrangements, insurances, ...; see below)
  • Fill out Learning Agreement
    • Fill out page 1 independently
    • Fill out page 2 together with examination board
    • Have the ERASMUS Coordination of the Department of Geosciences and the Erasmus Coordination of the partner university fill out page 3
More information on the general recognition process can be found here, while specific recognition information for the Geosciences can be found here. More information on the general preparation for the stay abroad can be found here.