Freie Universität Berlin - the International Network University

Freie Universität Berlin is one of Europe’s leading research universities with a global character. Internationality has constituted an important element in the university’s research and teaching, while shaping the everyday lives of all university members. The university’s dedication to international cooperation also has also played a part in defining its remarkable history since its founding in 1948.

People from more than 100 countries study and work at Freie Universität Berlin. Global perspectives enrich the curriculum and research. Its students and researchers study, teach, and research all over the world. Freie Universität offers its researchers, students, and staff an environment that – in its internationality and diversity – guarantees opportunities for sustainable development and success.

Freie Universität Berlin’s excellent international network consists of five liaison offices in Beijing, São Paulo, Moscow, New Delhi and Cairo in addition to six strategic partnerships with some of the most renowned universities worldwide as well as more than 100 other international partnerships. The Freie Universität’s internationalization strategy has the explicit goal of maintaining and further developing the opportunities that internationalization offers all of its members.