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More than Just Decoration

Art historians and education scholars at Freie Universität impart “education through art” at schools

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What Distinguishes Us

Educating Students

Der Campus Benjamin Franklin, Teil der Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, entstand in den 1960er Jahren mithilfe von US-Mitteln als Europas erster großer Krankenhauskomplex.

Healing and Helping

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin is the most sought after medical school in Germany. Currently more than 7,000 future medical doctors and dentists are being educated there, with roughly 30 percent of them coming from abroad.

Training Young Researchers

The Graduate School of North American Studies offers dissertation grants and stipends for researchers at the postdoctoral level.

Expertise on North America

The Graduate School of North American Studies offers doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers a wide range of topics, e.g., the polarization of the U.S. political system, religious movements, foreign policy challenges, cultural identities, the crisis of the economy, or recent developments in literature, film, and art in North America.

Focussing Research

DCPS is an important hub for a worldwide network of plant research.

Platform for Plant Sciences

Plant scientists from different disciplines work closely together as part of the Focus Area “Dahlem Centre of Plant Sciences (DCPS).” Their research aims to contribute to a better understanding of plant diversity, as well as to preserve diversity while allowing for a sustainable use of plants.

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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