Facts and Figures

  • Founding year: 1948

  • Students: 29,000 students in bachelor's and master's degree programs

  • Students from abroad: 15 percent

  • Doctoral students from abroad: 26 percent

  • Professorships: 349, incl. 39 joint appointments with non-university research institutes; 110 fixed-term professorships

  • Staff: 4,230

  • Departments and central institutes: 11 academic departments, 1 joint medical school with Humboldt-Universität, 3 transdisciplinary central institutes

  • Degree programs: 197

  • Doctoral programs: 23

  • Collaborative research centers (DFG): 10 as host university, 9 as part of Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, and 8 as participating institution

  • Annual government funding: 298.5 million euros p. a. of which 54.7 million euros are for pension and health plans (2013)

  • External funding expenditures: 124 million euros (2013)

Figures do not include medicine unless stated otherwise


Last Update: Nov 17, 2014

What Distinguishes Us

Stay informed

International Newsletter from Freie Universität Berlin
internationaler_newsletter

The international newsletter in English makes it easy to keep informed about the university, even when you are abroad.