Frequently Asked Questions
The European University Viadrina
... is the first foundation university in the state of Brandenburg. Under the name of "Foundation European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder)" the state of Brandenburg created a legal foundation under public law.
... are, as a rule, sent out mid-August and mid-February, respectively.
For study preparation
... an optional pre-study course is available to get to know the university, city and fellow students.
... do not have to be proven prior to the start of your studies. During your studies, the university's own Career Center will support you in your search for, and mediation of internships and jobs.
... is mandatory for International Business Administration and Internationale Betriebswirtschaftslehre majors. However, it is optional for Recht und Wirtschaft | Wirtschft und Recht major. Your abroad-earned credits basically count toward your degree. An uninterrupted academic career is thereby guaranteed.
For tuition financing
... BAföG (German Federal Law on Support in Education) is available, among numerous other scholarships.
The semester fee
... must be paid every semester and includes, among other things, the semester ticket for local, public transportation throughout Berlin and the state of Brandenburg.
... is an admission prerequisite for International Business Administration (CEFR level B2). For Internationale Betriebswirtschaftslehre and Recht und Wirtschaft | Wirtschaft und Recht, English proficiency would be of benefit, as English is a required component of these majors.
... is an admission requirement for Internationale Betriebswirtschaftslehre and Recht und Wirtschaft | Wirtschaft und Recht (German Abitur, or high school diploma, or DSH exam). German proficiency is not an admission prerequisite for International Business Administration.
Part-time student statusindividuelles Teilzeitstudium
... could be applied for by students at Viadrina for personal reasons.
Studying with children
... is here possible at any time. Viadrina is a member of Best Practice-Club "Familie in der Hochschule".