FUB's Dahlem Research School's Call for Post Doc Applications. Deadline Mar 13, 2015

The “Postdoc International” POINT research fellowship program – co-financed by the German Excellence Initiative and the Marie Curie Program of the European Commission – provides funding for outstanding postdoctoral researchers from all disciplines to conduct their own research project at Freie Universität Berlin.

Academic Opportunities

FUB's Research Alumni Program has announced it's Call for Applications for previous FUB guest scholars to collaborate with the university. Deadline Mar 31, 2015

*New* FUB's International Research Training Group ‘Between Spaces. Movements, Actors and Representations of Globalisation’ invites applications for 13 PhD grants. Here you can find more information. (Deadline April 30, 2015). 

FUB's Graduate School of Global Politics online Master's program International Relations (IR Online) accepts applications on a rolling basis. 

FUB: Sustainability Network

FUB News! The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) will support Freie Universität Berlin in further developing its strategic partnership network with roughly one million euros until 2018. Within the framework of the new “University Alliance for Sustainability,” Freie Universität Berlin, together with its four strategic partners, will focus on sustainability as a comprehensive topic for collaborating in research, teaching, and campus management. Freie Universität’s strategic partners are the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel), the University of British Columbia (Canada), St. Petersburg State University (Russia), and Peking University (China). The new alliance will be under the patronage of Prof. Dr. Dr. Klaus Töpfer, Executive Director of the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) Potsdam.

Read more about the University Alliance for Sustainability here.

Most Popular Universities!

In a recent education review, Deutsche Welle reported that Germany is one of the most popular countries for foreign students - and the top destination among non-English speaking countries. FUB and LMU top the list taking place 1 & 2 respectively! Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) situated in picturesque Munich, was ranked "the world's most livable city" by Monocle magazine in 2013. It is one of Germany's oldest and most prestigious universities - boasting 34 Nobel laureate associations. The article features that the Free University of Berlin (FUB) is a reference to West Berlin because of its status as part of the "free world" unlike its counterpart in then Soviet-occupied East Berlin, Humboldt University.

To see the list in descending order Click Here

News from LMU & FUB

FUB Library

LMU and FUB renew excellence status in Germany Excellence Initiative while being among the top 5 (in Germany) according to both the QS World University Ranking and Times Higher Education Ranking. In fact, LMU in the recent Times Higher Education Ranking 2014-2015 broke in to the Top 30 universities in the world! According to US News & World Report Ranking LMU is the best university in Germany ranking #1 and FUB is #4. 

Latest insightLMU Available Online! (issue 4) 

Latest FUB International Newsletter Available Online! (issue 3) | Click here for the latest WIR (German) 

CLICK HERE for more FUB News

CLICK HERE for more LMU News

Experts for Media

Both LMU &FUB provide a unique Experts service that can help media professionals in a wide variety of subjects! 

Click here for the LMU Directory of Experts (in German only)

Click here for the FUB Experts for Media. FUB also has a section on Current Topics for Journalists.
FUB's Research Profile document is a good place to find out about our research priorities and highlights; and At a Glance provides a short overview about the university.