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Information for Faculty and Staff

Since it was founded, Freie Universität Berlin has been cooperating with selected universites around the world. The university actively supports students and scholars who go abroad as part of their studies or research activities, both for shorter and longer periods of time.

The university's network of official partner universities has continued to grow. According to rankings by the most important intermediary organizations such as the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), and the Fulbright Commission, Freie Universität Berlin is the premier location for visiting researchers.


In order to support internationalization of research and teaching, numerous funding opportunities exist at Freie Universität Berlin.

Researchers Going Abroad

At Freie Universität Berlin, research stays abroad are supported with numerous funding opportunities.

Staff Going Abroad

Also for staff of Freie Universität Berlin funding opportunities for stays abroad are available.

Central Translation Office

The Central Translation Office supports Freie Universität Berlin’s internationalization strategy by offering translation and editing services.

Newsletter International

The Newsletter published by the Division for International Affairs provides regular updates about internal and external funding opportunities, events and important developments in international cooperation.