Research at Freie Universität Berlin

Research at Freie Universität Berlin is characterized by the diversity of the academic networks the university maintains as well as by interdisciplinary fields of research that establish research foci and set future research trends. Freie Universität Berlin promotes the transfer of knowledge and offers junior scholars a high level of education.

Research Networks

Intensive cooperation with other universities and independent research institutions as well as private enterprise reinforces and broadens the fundamental, application, and contract research carried out at Freie Universität as well as the university’s position as a competitive research institution on a global scale. Read more

Research News

Narbe beim Fruchtblatt der Pflanze Arabidopsis thaliana. Die Pollenkörner keimen und bilden Pollenschläuche. Erreichen diese die Samenanlagen, erfolgt die Befruchtung. Ohne Sauerstoffradikale ist der Prozess gestört.

Toxic or Beneficial?

Biologists have discovered why reputedly harmful radicals are important to plant fertilization

Die Ur-Leica: Vor 100 Jahren konstruierte Oskar Barnack, Mitarbeiter der Ernst-Leitz-Werke Wetzlar und Fotografie-Pionier, die „Leitz Camera“, die erste Kleinbildkamera, von Barnack selbst „Liliput-Kamera“ genannt.

A “Film Dinosaur” on the Wrong Track

Doctoral candidate Arne Keller studies why camera manufacturer Leica nearly failed

Kairo zählt zu den bevölkerungsreichsten Städten weltweit.

Urban Planning to Beat the Heat

Scientists from Four Countries Study the Impact of Climate Change on Megacities

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