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6700
Students enrolled in this school.
2
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
2
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

Since the reopening of the Viadrina in 1991, the European University has developed into an internationally renowned address on the German-Polish border, with approximately 6,000 students now enrolled.The Viadrina builds bridges – not only across the River Oder by forming numerous intensive partnerships with universities and institutes in Poland, but also by reaching out beyond our region to Central and Eastern Europe as well as to France.

What are the admissions criteria?

Germany has changed their admissions requirements again, starting for the 2021-22 school year, and now accepts AP scores!  Students who want to apply to programs related to Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, and Economics need scores of 3+ in English Foreign language that needs to be French, Spanish, Latin, or German, Math or natural science which can be calc, Bio, Chem, or both Physics C tests.

In addition, I score in European History, American History, Computer Science, or Macro+Micro Economics. Students who want to apply for programs centered around Math, Science, and Technology need scores of 3+ in Math (specifically Calc). Natural Science (Bio, Chem, or both Physics C tests). Language (French, Latin, German, Spanish, or English Lit or Lang/Comp) Addition score in European History, American History, Computer Science, or Macro+Micro Economics. 

Alternately, students with an IB diploma, an Associates degree, and 2 years of college credits (including specified courses) are also admissible.

What is student life like?

The Universitätssportclub Viadrina e. V. (USC, University Athletic Club) not only offers many types of athletic activities, but it boasts its own athletic center, and becoming active in the athletic club is a great way to make new friends. Fencing, dancing, rowing, badminton, combat sports, ball games, and many more! The Students' Councils represent the student body within the framework of university governance. 

Numerous student initiatives enrich life at Viadrina with their plethora of activities and offers. 

Scholarships & Funding

Housing options.

Most students live in modern student residences on both sides of the river Oder in Frankfurt and Słubice. Like the other buildings, the student residences are distributed all over the city. Here is some basic information about the residences.

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