Free University of Berlin

Free University of Berlin translates into German as Freie Universität Berlin. It is a prestigious European research university. 28,000+ students attend school, majoring in subjects including Biology, Business, Earth Science, History, Law, mathematics, Computer Science, Philosophy, Physics and Veterinary Medicine.

The school was founded by scholars and students in 1948. It was supported by the American Allies and politicians in Berlin to oppose student persecution in what was then East Germany. The United States donated money for new buildings for the school, and it was modeled after campuses in the US.

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Ranking #5
University Name Free University of Berlin
Name in Local Language Freie Universität Berlin
Acronym FUB
Year Established 1948
Motto Veritas - Iustitia - Libertas
Motto in English Truth - Justice - Freedom


Address Kaiserswerther Str. 16-18, Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Phone +49 (30) 8381
Fax +49 (30) 838 73187
Website Free University of Berlin Website
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International Students Allowed Yes
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