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Service fee

The service fee for the 18-month programme is € 2,500, and must be paid in a lump sum until 01 December of the year before you commence your studies. Payment in instalments is not possible.

Semester fee

In addition to the service fee for the programme, students are also subject to a semester fee of around €111 (subject to change). This fee must be paid prior to the start of each semester. The semester fee covers an administrative fee and contributions to ASTA (the student union) and the Studentenwerk (the organisation that runs student cafeterias and residence halls throughout Berlin). Please see the university website for further information regarding this fee.

Living expenses

In addition to the service fee, students require approximately € 700-1.100 per month to cover living expenses.

  • Accommodation: € 300-600
  • Food: € 200-300
  • Compulsory health insurance: € 105
  • Cultural events: € 100
  • Public transport: € 49.