In this section, the university introduces itself in brief. You can learn important information about the history of the founding of Freie Universität and fundamental aspects of the university’s profile, guiding principles, organization, and development. Key figures are listed here – rectors, presidents, and members who have won academic awards and distinctions. Freie Universität itself has garnered various awards and distinctions – as part of the German Excellence Initiative, as a family-friendly university, and for its efforts to protect the climate, to name a few areas. This section also includes further information on these accomplishments..
Click this menu item to find out all of the important information on education at Freie Universität.
In this section, you can get an overview of the degree programs and doctoral study options offered at Freie Universität. Alongside information on the application process and upcoming deadlines, you can also find information listed alphabetically from A to Z and information on where to turn for organizational matters. Freie Universität offers a full range of advising and counseling services, from “traditional” phone advising to chat-based options. This section also includes links to various applications, forms, and information sheets.
For international students and students already attending Freie Universität who are interested in study abroad opportunities, there is a separate section labeled “Studying Abroad” under “International.”
One new feature is an e-learning program for first-semester students that makes it easier for those just beginning their studies to get started at Freie Universität.
This menu item takes you to the section on research activities at Freie Universität Berlin, where you can gain insight into research emphases, research networks, research programs, and excellence clusters at Freie Universität. This section also includes online databases where you can get information on externally funded projects at Freie Universität, for example. There is a wealth of information here on research funding and support for junior scholars and scientists and the area of knowledge transfer and presentation of research as well as a variety of other useful links.
This section provides an overview of the various academic and administrative departments and institutions at Freie Universität. Clicking this item in the menu takes you to the university’s academic departments, central institutes, the university management and administration, the governing boards, representatives, and many service institutions at Freie Universität.
The departments and institutions are depicted according to the university’s organizational structure, with the option to click through to each institution sought. Alternatively, you can search for a department or institution using the alphabetical index.
For each institution or department, the address, office and/or contact person, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address are listed. For institutes and divisions, the professors’ names and phone numbers are also listed.
These pages are maintained by the Online Editorial Department. Most departments and institutions also have their own websites, which appear when you click the “Homepage” link. These sites typically present detailed information. The departments and institutions themselves are responsible for these sites.
This section offers a look at the many fields in which Freie Universität collaborates with others: As an international network university, Freie Universität Berlin maintains cooperative relationships at the regional, national, and international levels.
This menu item lists important partners and memberships of Freie Universität from the fields of academia, science, and research. You can also find information on cooperative arrangements with other universities or other research institutions. Schoolchildren, teachers, and parents can get information on the many services offered by the Center for Cooperation with Schools, and researchers and entrepreneurs can find tips and contact details regarding knowledge and technology transfer – from start-up assistance and funding to patent law.