Two main facilities at Freie Universität, the Division of International Affairs (Division IV) and the Center for International Cooperation (CIC) are tasked with implementing the university's internationalization strategy.

International Affairs is responsible for implementing exchange, scholarship, and mobility programs and for supervising and looking after foreign visitors.

The Center for International Cooperation (CIC) is responsible for strengthening and expanding the international research and academic network of Freie Universität in accordance with its International Network University strategy.

Freie Universität maintains a worldwide network of Liaison Offices. Their job is to support the university’s researchers in reaching out internationally, to increase the university's visibility in the region, and and to recruit outstanding young researchers.

The International Council of Freie Universität is an external committee that acts in an advisory capacity to the university management, in particular with regard to issues relating to the university’s institutional development strategy and its implementation.