Freie Universität Berlin

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world rank  104

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University Overview

Established in 1948, Freie Universität Berlin (Free University of Berlin) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the metropolis of Berlin (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Senatskanzlei Wissenschaft und Forschung, Berlin (Senate Chancellery for Science and Research of Berlin), Freie Universität Berlin (FUB) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational German 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. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 72 years old German higher-education 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, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Free University of Berlin
Acronym FUB
Founded 1948
Motto Veritas, Iustitia, Libertas
Truth - Justice - Freedom
Colours Green blue

University Location

Address Kaiserswerther Strasse 16-18
Berlin
14195 Berlin
Germany
Tel +49 (30) 8381
Fax +49 (30) 838 73187

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)

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University Admissions

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

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Freie Universität Berlin's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Senatskanzlei Wissenschaft und Forschung, Berlin


Year of first Accreditation

1948


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021