At the Department of Biology, Chemistry, and Pharmacy special emphasis is put on the life sciences. Its three institutes are linked with numerous non-university research facilities and offer excellent training and career opportunities.
The Institute of Biology specializes primarily in molecular botany, microbiology, neurobiology, ecological processes, and animal and plant evolution and biodiversity in all its different expressions.
The main fields of research of the Institute of Chemistry and Biochemistry are structural formation, function and chemical reactivity, stereoselective and macromolecular synthesis, molecular and medical biochemistry, and structural biochemistry.
The Institute of Pharmacy of Freie Universität Berlin is the largest pharmaceutical training facility in Germany.Teaching and research are carried out in the fields of pharmaceutical biology, pharmaceutical chemistry, clinical pharmacy, pharmacology, and pharmaceutical technology.