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A Sweet Kind of Control

Plant biologists from Freie Universität have discovered how a nucleotide sugar transporter affects the growth of plants.

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What Distinguishes Us

Educating Students

Am Lateinamerika-Institut können sich Studierende in sieben Fächern auf den Kontinent spezialisieren.

Teaching about Latin America

The Institute for Latin American Studies at Freie Universität is the largest of its kind in Germany, and it is also one of the largest such institutes in Europe. It has a reputation for combining specialized disciplines with regional studies.

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

Die Hebrew University of Jerusalem wurde 1925 auf dem Mount Scopus gegründet.

Cooperation with Israel

In teaching, research, and professional development, Freie Universität works closely with universities in Israel, especially with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The cooperation covers all the disciplines offered at Freie Universität.



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