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Where India and Berlin Meet

In November 2019, Nora Naujoks became director of Freie Universität Berlin’s Liaison Office in New Delhi

Feb 18, 2020

“Bringing historical phenomena into sharp focus”

Sixty years ago Freie Universität bestowed an honorary doctoral degree upon philosopher and writer Margarete Susman.

Oct 23, 2019

Trailblazer and Builder of Bridges

Freie Universität mourns the loss of Peter Deuflhard. The professor of numerical mathematics and founder of the Zuse Institute Berlin passed away at the age of 75 – an obituary by Christof Schütte, Ralf Kornhuber, and Rupert Klein

Sep 26, 2019

German National Champion and Universiade Gold Medal Winner

On August 4, Caterina Granz placed first in the 1500-meter race at the “Finals – Berlin 2019” national championships. The psychology student at Freie Universität also won gold at this summer’s Universiade in Naples.

Aug 27, 2019

History Knows No Borders

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation presents historian Max Paul Friedman from the United States with the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award. He is currently conducting research at Freie Universität’s Institute for Latin American Studies (LAI).

Aug 22, 2019

A Network That Cushions People’s Landing

New program at Freie Universität supports at-risk and refugee researchers

Jun 05, 2019

Global Narratives

Media and communication scholar Radha S. Hegde, from New York University, is teaching this summer semester at Freie Universität as the Dahlem International Network Gender Studies Visiting Professor.

Jun 05, 2019

Taming Halogens

Researchers in Berlin’s Dahlem district are working on the materials of the future: Chemistry professor Sebastian Hasenstab-Riedel studies innovative compounds involving fluorine, chlorine, bromine, and iodine.

May 15, 2019

A Groundbreaking Biologist with Unshakable Integrity

The large lecture hall in the plant physiology building at the Institute of Biology at Freie Universität is named for Berlin-based plant geneticist Elisabeth Schiemann.

May 08, 2019

A Surfboard for Cells

A junior research group led by chemist Marie Weinhart developed a biomaterial for coating Petri dishes. They can use it to harvest cell cultures so gently that they can be used for the production of artificial 3D tissue.

Apr 24, 2019