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Finance, Accounting and Taxation

24 months
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The master’s program in Finance, Accounting and Taxation at , or FACTS at Freie Universität Berlin, offers academically based, application-oriented in-depth studies in the areas of finance, accounting (financial accounting, managerial accounting or auditing), taxation, and supplements (especially law and related fields in business economics).


Besides the possibility of completing a doctoral dissertation, the FACTS program opens many opportunities for gaining employment in industrial, auditing or consulting companies or institutions.

Key Features 

  • The Master’s program in Finance, Accounting and Taxation (FACTS Master) from Freie Universität Berlin aims at enhancing the students’ skills in the fields of Finance, Accounting (financial and managerial accounting as well as auditing), Taxation and Supplements (above all law and adjacent fields of business administration), focussing on a scholarly foundation as well as on practical orientation.

Programme Structure

  • Leading auditing and tax consultancy companies - throughout Germany as well as internationally -, such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, or Deloitte, maintain central offices in the German capital. Moreover, KPMG and RöverBrönner have their headquarters here.
  • It is the various presentations of the Dahlem Lectures on FACTS and also the immediate integration of practitioners into the lecture program that facilitate the establishment of contacts between students and professionals throughout the course of studies.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics or law with a minimum of 45 credit points in the foundations of business taxation, business and public finance, and managerial and finance accounting and in legal areas related to economics; as well as a minimum of 18 credit points in the foundations of mathematics (a minimum of 6 credit points), foundations of statistics (a minimum of 6 credit points), and economic computer science, at least 12 credit points in foundations of mathematics and foundations of statistics; or an equivalent degree.
  • Proof of English language skills (level B2 CEFR or equivalent).
  • Ability to conduct supervised work on subjects in the area of economic theory or legal subjects using scholarly methods as exhibited by the presentation of a final paper in German or English, usually a bachelor’s thesis or a comparable work (at least 15 pages).

Tuition Fee

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Students do not pay any tuition fees, the university only charges semester fees and contributions each semester.

Living costs for Berlin

836 - 1340 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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