Freie Universität Berlin

country rank  4
world rank  145

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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 Senatskanzlei Wissenschaft und Forschung, Berlin (Senate Chancellery for Science and Research, Berlin), Freie Universität Berlin (FUB) is a very large (EduListing 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 EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 72 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 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
T +49 (30) 8381
F +49 (30) 838 73187

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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
+49 (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 Go to Freie Universität Berlin's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Senatskanzlei Wissenschaft und Forschung, Berlin

Year of first Accreditation


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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Online Courses

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