Focusing on research skills and expertise: interdisciplinary research fields
Freie Universität, with 12 departments and three central institutes, is a full-spectrum university offering a broad range of disciplines in its teaching and research activities, from natural and life sciences to social sciences and humanities. The university also develops particular areas of focus and profiles for its research. Research alliances can be and have been established based on these areas of focus and profiles. Interdisciplinary, innovative fields of research at Freie Universität Berlin pool together major scientific and academic core competencies in research.