Hans-Joachim Lieber (born March 27, 1923 in Trachenberg, Silesia), professor of philosophy and sociology, was elected the rector of Freie Universität in 1965.
From 1963 to 1965, Herbert Lüers (born May 22, 1910 in Berlin, died January 1, 1978 in Furtwangen), a professor of general biology and genetics, was the rector of Freie Universität Berlin.
On October 15, 1961, legal scholar Ernst Heinitz (born January 1, 1902 in Berlin; died May 11, 1998 in Berlin) took on his position as rector of Freie Universität.
German language and literature professor Eduard Neumann (born June 24, 1903 in Osterholz-Scharmbeck; died March 28, 1985 in Berlin) was the rector of Freie Universität Berlin from July 1959 until 1961.
Gerhard Schenck (born March 5, 1904 in Apenrade, Schleswig-Holstein; died March 3, 1993 in Berlin), a professor of pharmaceutical chemistry, was elected to serve as rector in July 1957.
Andreas Paulsen (born March 4, 1899 in Flensburg; died December 14, 1977 in Berlin), a professor of economics, was elected rector of Freie Universität in July 1955.
Legal scholar Ernst Eduard Hirsch (born January 20, 1902 in Friedberg, Hesse; died in 1985 in Königsfeld, Black Forest) was elected rector on July 15, 1953.
Georg Rohde (born December 23, 1899 in Berlin; died October 21, 1960 in Berlin), a professor of classical languages and literatures, became the rector of Freie Universität on July 23, 1952.
The professor of medicine Hans Freiherr Kress von Kressenstein (born December 27, 1902 in Munich; died February 28, 1973 in Berlin) became the rector of Freie Universität on July 20, 1950.
In 1945, Redslob co-founded the Berlin daily newspaper Der Tagesspiegel, and in 1948, he became one of the co-initiators of the founding of Freie Universität Berlin.