No tuition fees are payable at the UdK Berlin, with the exception of some advanced education master programmes. However, all students of Berlin universities have to pay a contribution of currently ca. 300 euros per semester.
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The fees to be paid of 313,49 EUR in total comprise of the following:
9,20 EUR Student body fee (AStA)
54,09 EUR Contribution to the student services (social contribution to the „studierendenWERK BERLIN”)
50,00 EUR Re-registration fee
197,60 EUR Contribution to the semester ticket: 193,80 EUR plus social fond 3,80 EUR
2,60 EUR Administrative fee of the student body fee for the semester ticket
After expiration of the grace period a late charge of 19,94 EUR will be due.
The registration fee and the late charge can not be refunded, once you have matriculated or re-registered.
In case you only have to pass your last exam, you do not necessarily need to re-register, according to the law you do not lose your entitlement to take the exam after exmatriculation (BerlHG §30 (6)). For more information please check completion of studies
Kasse der UdK Berlin
IBAN: DE72 1009 0000 8841 0150 46
BIC: BEVO DE BB XXX
Reason for payment: registration number, term information, name, study course (Important: Use same order!)
e.g. '371234, 20202, Smith, Bildende Kunst' for winter semester 2020-2021
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Budapester Straße 35
If transferring money from abroad: Please make sure that your bank transfer includes acceptance of all due costs (OUR – sender pays costs).
The Semesterticket is valid as a ticket in the tariff zones Berlin ABC for six months (1.4. to 30.9. or 1.10. to 31.3.) and also entitles you to take a child under six, luggage, a dog, a pram or a bicycle with you free of charge.
The Semesterticket is non-transferrable.
An exemption from the obligation of the social contribution and from the semester ticket can be granted in case of academic leave, studying abroad, an internship or for students in a special social situation. (Please give and provide evidence of the applicable reason in your application).
Further information and application forms are provided by the Semesterticketbüro:
With their OASE user account of UdK (www.oase.udk-berlin.de/account) students can register in the Campus Management Portal of UdK Berlin with the purpose of changing the address and in order to use functions of study and examination administration.
Detailed information on the Campus Management Portal can be found under www.oase.udk-berlin.de/campus-management-portal.
If you can't attend any courses in a particular semester, for certain reasons it is possible to apply for anacademic leave during that semester.
Payment of fees is still necessary. At best, you may be exempted from the social contribution (see above) and from the Semesterticket, leading to a reduction of fees. Leave is only granted for one semester at a time and no more than twice throughout your studies. Exceptions – in particular with respect to the length of leave when spending time abroad – must be applied for separately.
Application for a semester leave must be submitted by the end of the deadline for re-registration at the latest. Leave in the first or second semester is only granted for important reasons. Leave semesters are not counted as course semesters but are counted in your total of university semesters.
Application forms for academic leave/exemption from fees are available in the Registration and Examinations Office (IPA) or as Download.
The form can be directly filled out on the computer. Please print all three pages! If you aim to get an exemption from the fees along with your academic leave please turn to the colleague responsible in the IPA.
Part-time study is permissible, in accordance with Section 22(4) of the Berliner Hochschulgesetz, in the following cases:
- When students are employed.
- To care for and bring up a child aged under 10 years of Age.
- To look after close relatives in need of personal care in sense of the “Care Law”
- When part-time study is necessary because of disability.
- During pregnancy.
- While performing a mandate for a university organ, the Student Body or the Studentenwerk Berlin.
- For other serious reasons.
Insofar as you wish to apply for part-time study for one of the aforementioned reasons, use the application form in the Downloadcenter and make your application before the start of the relevant Semester.
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