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Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg

Address: ALUF

Description Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg

Germany is rightfully proud of its educational pearl - the University of Freiburg. This public higher education institution is located on the border with Switzerland in the small town of Freiburg and has the original name of Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg (ALUF). The academic activity of this university began in the era of the late Middle Ages. Therefore, the university is the oldest light of knowledge not only in Germany, but throughout Europe. To emphasize the importance of the educational institution from Freiburg can be its presence in the membership list of LERU, next to such monsters of education as the Oxford and Cambridge universities.

What are the advantages of ALUF

First of all, this is the medical and biological faculties, which are famous throughout the Old World for the training of unique specialists in the field of pharmacology and medicine. Students can consolidate their theoretical knowledge in a specialized clinic located within the walls of the institution. The faculty of chemistry and the direction of the Earth sciences are famous for their innovative developments, in particular the creation of a scientific base for the study of artificial crystals. In the educational European environment highly appreciated by professionals who received a diploma in the faculties of foreign languages, linguistics and the philosophical direction of this university. Sponsors invest the most money in the medical industry ALUF. It is here that the newest preparations are developed and scientific developments that save human lives are conducted.

How to apply to a Russian entrant

There are several compulsory conditions, on the basis of which the probability of studying at the University of Freiburg depends.

  1. Enrollment can be made after the student has overcome the program of two courses of the Russian university. An alternative option is the yearly education in Studiencenclature.
  2. Applicants submit their documents in German. Those who enter the magistracy - transfer a bachelor's degree.
  3. It is necessary to confirm the degree of proficiency in the Goethe language on a special scale of assessment.
  4. Language exams can be submitted directly to Freiburg.
  5. If you are willing to pay 730 euros (1 semester), the applicant will be able to complete the preparatory course of the German language.
  6. You can apply for an English-language form of training with a preliminary confirmation of the required level of Shakespeare's language.
  7. The deadline for applications for various faculties needs to be clarified with the help of a university website.

Price of training

Educational services in ALUF are provided free of charge. The exception is a small contribution - a size of 140 euros per semester. The monthly fee for a room in the hostel ranges from 300 to 400 euros. Rent an apartment - more expensive, about 500 euros per month. There is a probability of receiving a scholarship from the German government by students with high academic achievement. The first 10 percent of high-grade students can receive financial assistance, even if they are foreigners. With participation in certain programs, external organizations often take care of the expenses of students.


Freiburg is a campus and is located in the picturesque valley of the River Rhine. The main building of the university is in the center, near the landscape park. Near the faculty of medicine with the hospital, which is also the base for the scientific library. Not far from the botanical garden and the sports complex.

Pride of the educational institution

We can name several outstanding scientists who have glorified higher education institution in Freiburg, working in it or being its graduates.

  1. At one time, the great scientist of all times, M.V. Lomonosov. Russian genius mastered several faculties: medicine, mining, chemistry.
  2. One of the "whales" of philosophy, M. Heidegger, emerged from these walls to the path of knowledge. His work is used in science to this day.
  3. F. Hayek won the Nobel Prize in Economics, starting his studies in Freiburg.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg

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Undergraduate studies at the university are represented by the following main areas:

  • Theological
  • Legal
  • Economic
  • Medical
  • Philological
  • Philosophical
  • Mathematics and physics
  • Chemistry, Pharmacy and Geo-Sciences
  • Biological
  • Forestry
  • Technical

Master's program at the University is represented by the following main areas:

  • Theological
  • Legal
  • Economic
  • Medical
  • Philological
  • Philosophical
  • Mathematics and physics
  • Chemistry, Pharmacy and Geo-Sciences
  • Biological
  • Forestry
  • Technical

Accommodation and food

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Cost of living $ 644-1,243 USD / month


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- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
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