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Freie Universität Berlin

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Overview

Established in 1948, Freie Universität Berlin (Free University of Berlin) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large city of Berlin (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Senatsverwaltung für Bildung, Jugend und Wissenschaft, Berlin (Berlin Senate Department for Education, Youth and Science), Freie Universität Berlin (FUB) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Freie Universität Berlin (FUB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 69 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. FUB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name Free University of Berlin
Acronym FUB
Founded 1948
Motto Veritas - Iustitia - Libertas
Truth - Justice - Freedom
Screenshot Freie Universität Berlin Screenshot
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Location


Address Kaiserswerther Strasse 16-18
Berlin
14195 Berlin
Germany
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
Phone +49 (30) 8381
Fax +49 (30) 838 73187
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Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
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Bachelor degrees
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Master degrees
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Freie Universität Berlin for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
International students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Freie Universität Berlin's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Ihnestrasse 1
Berlin 14195
Phone +49 (30) 838 70000

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Freie Universität Berlin's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Freie Universität Berlin's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Freie Universität Berlin for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation and Recognition

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Senatsverwaltung für Bildung, Jugend und Wissenschaft, Berlin


Year of first Accreditation

1948


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Zentrale Evaluations- und Akkreditierungsagentur (ZEvA)
  • Accreditation, Certification and Quality Assurance Insitute (ACQUIN)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Freie Universität Berlin as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations and Memberships

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)
  • Hochschulrektotrenkonferenz (HRK)


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