Alumna Karin Hawkes studied History of Art, History of Islamic Art and Arabic Language at Freie Universität Berlin.
What special memories do you have from your time at Freie Universität?
I was most impressed by the advice not to get a job.
What is the most important thing you learned here?
”Honor the error as a hidden intention”.
What advice would you give your younger self today?
Never forget to love the smell of possibilities in the morning!
If I could give my university a present for its 70th birthday…
...it would be a statue of liberty.