Freie Universität Berlin has a cooperation agreement with the Berlin Olympic Center. On the basis of this agreement, the university provides special support for its students who are athletes with an A-B-C or special status. The common goal of both parties is to facilitate a successful career in competitive sports while pursuing an academic education. Freie Universität Berlin has been involved in various bodies at local, national, and international levels that are aimed at developing and improving structures for students who are competitive athletes. Locally the university is a member of the Round Table for Outstanding Competitive Sports in Berlin. Nationally, it has worked in a group to support dual careers at universities, and internationally, it is a member of the European network, European Athlete as Student (EAS).