The Department of History and Cultural Studies offers a research profile found nowhere else in Germany. It covers a wide range of different eras, from ancient times to the modern period, and a vast physical area, stretching from Europe and the Middle East to Asia and the Americas.
The Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School is the only graduate school focusing exclusively on literary studies that was successful in both phases of the national Excellence Initiative of the German federal and state governments.
Researchers involved in the Collaborative Research Center “Episteme in Motion. Transfer of Knowledge from the Ancient World to the Early Modern Period,” examine processes of knowledge change in European and in non-European pre-modern cultures.
The Liaison Office in São Paulo, Brazil's financial and business center, aims to support academic collaboration between Freie Universität and the universities and research centers in Brazil. One of its goals is to develop cooperation instruments for student exchange.
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