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The Big Cleanup

Computer scientists from Freie Universität hope to use their calculations to clear plastic waste from the world’s oceans

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Educating Students

Im Mittelpunkt des Fachbereichs Physik steht die Grundlagenforschung.

Fundamental Research

As one of the classic basic sciences, physics is a core subject among the natural sciences at Freie Universität Berlin. The Department of Physics is divided into the areas of Experimental Physics, Theoretical Physics, and Physics Education.

Training Young Researchers

Promovierende an der Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies.

The Islamic World

What makes the “Islamic world” Islamic? What influence does Islam have on culture, law, and politics in societies we call “Muslim” or “Islamic”? These are the key issues investigated at the Berlin Graduate School of Muslim Cultures and Societies.

Focussing Research

Zwischen den Zeilen lesen: Das Dahlem Humanities Center zählt seit 2009 zu den Focus Areas der Freien Universität Berlin.

Generator of New Ideas

Humanities research at Freie Universität has a breadth and diversity unparalleled in Germany. Founded in 2007 with a mission to create interdisciplinary networks, the Dahlem Humanities Center is the central hub of the many departments and activities.

International Networking

Blick vom Charminar-Denkmal auf die Innenstadt von Hyderabad, der Hauptstadt der Bundesstaaten Andhra Pradesh und der Bundesstaaten Andra Pradesh und Telangana im Süden des Landes.

Networks in India

Freie Universität’s liaison office in New Delhi supports and facilitates academic exchange with its Indian partners. Its doors are open to students and scholars in India who are interested in the excellent teaching and research opportunities at Freie Universität.



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