­Tuition ­and ­Financing­

As a private university run by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Friedensau Adventist University (FAU) does not get any government grants, but finances its ordinary budget with tuition and, to a much greater extent, with church allocations.

Our Financial Bulletin provides you with an overview and many details on the different fees and services relating to studying, living, and eating in Friedensau, as laid down in the regulations of FAU and the study contract.

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Overview of Fees and Charges

The following fees and charges incur when studying at FAU:

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The tuition deposit and, if applicable, the deposit for the student residence, are paid before the beginning of the program, along with the down payment, and returned after the program has been completed.

Before the beginning of the program Amount Due date

Deposit* at the beginning of the program for accommodation, will be returned in full after the student has moved out (only for students who live on campus)

300.00 with the down payment

Deposit* at the beginning of the program for transponder etc., will be returned in full at the end of the program (all students)

300.00 with the downpayment

Charge for issuing the Declaration of Commitment

50.00 with the downpayment

*A guarantee may be provided instead of a deposit. Bank guarantees from German banks are generally accepted. Directly enforceable guarantees are accepted from German pastors, staff of FAU or the retirement home, and from offices and institutions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Germany.

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The down payment is due before the beginning of the program and is set off against the university fees.

Before the beginning of the program Amount Due date

Down payment at the beginning of the program is set off against the university fees in full (at first, study account for the first semester; at second, rent, if the student lives on campus; then, study account)

EU citizens
500.00 Aug 31 / Jan 31
Non-EU citizens University studies
4,200.00 Apr 30 / Dec 31
Non-EU citizens German as a Foreign Language
3,800.00 Apr 30

The down payment will only be returned after the program has been completed.

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For all students in all programs.

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For students in single, 2-bed, or 3-bed rooms in the student residence. Only possible in combination with cafeteria fee.

For more details about accommodation see Living in Friedensau.

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Students can eat in the cafeteria at reasonable prices. The cafeteria offers 3 meals per day.

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For families, married couples, flat-sharing groups of people who rent an apartment on campus.

For more details about accommodation see Living in Friedensau.

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Student Council, fees for certificates, etc.

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Should any question arise concerning tuition and financing at FAU, please get in contact with:

Martina Lucke

Chancellor's Secretary
Telephone: + 49 (0) 3921 916-107
Email: