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.
Paulsen studied economics in Leipzig and Kiel. From 1946 to 1947, he was a lecturer in Leipzig, followed by a professorship in Jena from 1947 to 1948.
Paulsen served as a professor of economics at Freie Universität Berlin starting in 1949. He retired in 1967.