Freie Universität Berlin

With its approximately 33500 students and 4400 doctoral students, Freie Universität Berlin is one of the largest and most renowned research universities in Germany. It is one of the eleven Universities of Excellence in Germany. Scholars and scientists teach and conduct research at Freie Universität Berlin‘s 16 academic departments, covering a unique range of humanities and social science fields, as well as natural and life sciences.

Since its founding in 1948, Freie Universität Berlin has built highly valued international academic networks with partner institutions worldwide. With about 1400 international doctoral students, around 600 international visiting scholars every year, and the highest number of fellows from the renowned Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Freie Universität Berlin is among the most internationally well-known and popular German research University.

With its strategic “International Network University” concept, the university continuously expands its international connections in research and teaching, and has established a global network of liaison offices in Cairo, Moscow, São Paulo, New York, Peking, Brussels and New Delhi.

In India, Freie Universität Berlin has focused on establishing scientific collaboration with selected universities, such as JNU, DU, IIT Bombay, IIT Madras, Anna University, Pondicherry University, TERI and the University of Hyderabad. Founded in 2008, the New Delhi Office is one of the first of liaison offices. Furthermore, it supports members of Freie Universität in the development and implementation of projects and events on the subcontinent.

Freie Universität Berlin is keen on developing bi- and multilateral study programs with partner institutions in India and wants to pursue opportunities for collaborative doctoral education within bilateral research projects with India’s most prestigious institutions.

Where to find us

Freie Universität Berlin

Address: 21, Jor Bagh Colony Road, New Delhi – 110003