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Educating Students

Studierende am Fachbereich Philosophie und Geisteswissenschaften erwartet eine ausgezeichnete wissenschaftliche Infrastruktur. Hier der Lesesaal der Philologischen Bibliothek.

From Philosophy to Film

The Department of Philosophy and Humanities at Freie Universität focuses on the languages and literatures of Europe, the philosophy and culture of societies from antiquity to the present, and the academic study of theater, dance, music, and media.

Training Young Researchers

Doktoranden des Graduiertenkollegs bei einer Führung der NGO Ir Amin durch Ostjerusalem.

Human Rights

"Human Rights under Pressure" (HR-UP) is an international doctoral and postdoctoral study and research training group under the joint auspices of Freie Universität Berlin and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Focussing Research

Was greift beim Altern von Menschen ineinander? Eine Frage, mit der sich die Focus Area beschäftigt.

Health and Aging

The DynAge Focus Area aims to gain fundamental insights into the origin and development of acute and chronic diseases across the lifespan. Age-related disease processes are studied from an interdisciplinary and comparative perspective.

International Networking

Das Verbindungsbüro in New York knüpft mit seiner Arbeit an die engen Verbindungen der Freien Universität mit Nordamerika an.

Networks in North America

The New York liaison office supports and fosters Freie Universität Berlin’s close ties to partner institutions in the U.S. and Canada. It promotes Freie Universität Berlin as an outstanding place to study and do research and an institution with a strong international network.

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