The Institute for Latin American Studies at Freie Universität is the largest of its kind in Germany, and it is also one of the largest such institutes in Europe. It has a reputation for combining specialized disciplines with regional studies.
What makes the “Islamic world” Islamic? What influence does Islam have on culture, law, and politics in societies we call “Muslim” or “Islamic”? These are the key issues investigated at the Berlin Graduate School of Muslim Cultures and Societies.
Humanities research at Freie Universität has a breadth and diversity unparalleled in Germany. Founded in 2007 with a mission to create interdisciplinary networks, the Dahlem Humanities Center is the central hub of the many departments and activities.
In teaching, research, and professional development, Freie Universität works closely with universities in Israel, especially with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The cooperation covers all the disciplines offered at Freie Universität.