Freie Universität Berlin

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world rank  158

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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 large city of Berlin (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or 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 (uniRank 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. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 71 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

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 (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
14195 Berlin
Germany
T +49 (30) 8381
F +49 (30) 838 73187

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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
+49 (30) 838 70000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 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

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 International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

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)

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019