The Freie Universität Berlin

The Freie Universität Berlin Ranking

country rank: 2
world rank: 104

University Overview

The Freie Universität Berlin (Free University of Berlin) was founded in 1948 and is a non-profit public higher education institution situated in the suburbs of Berlin (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Freie Universität Berlin (FUB) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Senatskanzlei Wissenschaft und Forschung, Berlin (Senate Chancellery for Science and Research, Berlin). In a variety of fields of study, the Freie Universität Berlin (FUB) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees like as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 72-year-old German university maintains a rigorous admissions process based on students’ previous academic records and ratings. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students have access to a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services at FUB.

The Freie Universität Berlin Ranking

University Identity

Name Freie Universität 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

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
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 (30) 838 70000

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
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


Memberships and Affiliations

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

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