Freie University of Berlin

Freie University of Berlin

Berlin, Germany | Public


The Freie University of Berlin is a non-profit public university located in the suburban areas of the large city of Berlin as one of the most excellent research university. This university found in 1948 and now sits in the rank 2nd in Germany and 138th in the world.

The Freie University of Berlin offers courses and programs such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctoral-level degrees. The twelve departments that provides by the university such as Biology Chemistry & Pharmacy, Earth Sciences, Education & Psychology, History & Cultural Studies, Law, Mathematics & Computer Science, Philosophy & Humanities, Physics, Political & Social Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, School of Business & Economics, and Medical School - Charité - University Medicine Berlin.

The International Students may apply to this university and the selection of the student based on students' past academic record and grades.



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Berlin is the capital city of Germany and the most significant area with almost 4 million inhabitants from more than 180 countries. Vital industries include IT, pharmaceuticals, biomedical engineering, clean tech, biotechnology, construction, and electronics.

The metropolis is a popular tourist destination. Berlin today is the third favorite city to visit destination in Europe. The main sights around Berlin such as the Berlin wall, Museumsinsel, Schloss-Charlottenburg, Zoologischer Garten, Mauerpark, Botanical Garden, Deutscher Dom, and Holocaust-Mahnmal.

Berlin has a highly sophisticated public transportation network. There are an airport, railway, intercity buses, public transport, airports, and cycling lane. More than 700 hotels available in Berlin from the standard economy for backpackers to five stars hotel for business. Restaurants are serving for the European Food, Asian Food, and Middle Eastern Food.


There are buildings in the Freie University of Berlin that has a long history such as Henry Ford Building, the University Library, and the University's Benjamin Franklin Hospital. Thanks to the generous help from the United States that the buildings can be finished to built. The "Rostlaube," the complex structure the humanities and social sciences is, in its way is a piece of world architecture. The rest majority of Freie Universität's new buildings are designed in a contemporary style and are of high architectural quality.

The Freie University of Berlin provides many facilities for the student. There are sports center, library with 2,5 million of books, the research center for sciences and medical departments, medical center, auditorium, The Collegium Musicum, housing facilities, cafeteria, International office, Botanical Garden, and other facilities both for study and leisure.

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The university provides the accommodations for international exchange and program students of Freie Universität Berlin. There is a single room with shared facilities provide by Studierendenwerk Berlin and Studentendorf Schlachtensee. If any students want to have separate apartments or studio apartments, the place is in Neon Wood or Gotthardstraße

Due to the limitation of housing options the university advise the student to register for accommodation as soon as the registration opens. The placement follows the "first-come-first-served-principle".


The ratio between the administrative staff and students is 1:7. There is 4,350 staff working at this university. The academic staff consists of professors, fixed term professors, the research team, and lecturers.

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Graduates from the Freie University of Berlin well known in their research and high quality of work. They appreciated in the working field as the well-mannered and good management skill in the working space. Students service also helps the student to find the career life and network so the student can enter the working field with mentally prepared. Several graduates from this university sit in the leader-board member in the field of science, politic, and humanities.

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