- Country: Germany
- Region: Europe (North)
Live and study where east meets west, in the city at the center of German cultural, intellectual and political life. Explore the dynamic and eclectic capital, from the post-bohemian creative life of Prenzlauer Berg to the cathedrals and Konzerthaus of the Gendarmenmarkt. Boat down the Spree River or discover Berlin’s treasures at Museum Island. Ride the S-Bahn to Potsdam to see its world-renown palaces and parks. Experience concerts, operas and performances at any of Berlin’s three major opera houses and over 50 theaters. A creative metropolis with something for everyone, Berlin is your doorway to the best and brightest of Europe. As the vibrant, modern capital city of Germany, Berlin is an urban metropolis with stunning architecture, bustling street cafés and historical landmarks.
Study intensive German language at FUBiS, the academic summer program of the Freie Universität Berlin, a fully accredited German research university. It is ranked nationally and internationally among the top research universities in Germany. FUBiS participants may use the university's vast library system comprising the Central University Library (Universitätsbibliothek), the Philological Library (Philologische Bibliothek) as well as a series of departmental libraries. The user-oriented library information system provides the literature for research, teaching and studying. Free Internet access is available at all libraries. FUBiS participants will also have access to the Freie Universität Berlin on-campus computing facilities (Zedat), including free-of-charge Internet access and access to on-campus printing facilities. The university campus is located in a charming and mostly residential section of former "West-Berlin". The downtown area of Berlin is within easy reach via the public transportation network. Berlin offers unrivaled educational, intellectual, cultural and recreational opportunities.