Loyola University Maryland

International Programs

Freie Universitat Berlin Affiliation in Berlin, Germany

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Contact: Renee Harris 
School: Freie Universitat Berlin (FU-BEST, the Berlin European Studies Program of Freie Universität Berlin)   

General Information:

This is a brand new study abroad option at Loyola that will officially be available starting in spring 2015. Because this is a new study abroad program, please keep in mind that there may be some changes made to the program between now and when it officially begins in spring 2015. You are encouraged to contact the program director for the most up-to-date information about the FU-Best program.

Criteria for Applying

  •  Loyola students must meet the Loyola cumulative QPA requirement of 3.0 to be considered for clearance to apply.
  • Disciplinary records will be taken into account when determining eligibility.
  • Students interested in applying to the FU-Best program must submit a study abroad application by December 3 (Wednesday after Thanksgiving break) to the Office of International Programs at Loyola to receive approval to apply directly to FU-Best. 


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