New! Call for Applications for 2 Doctoral Scholarships at the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies. Deadline Oct 1, 2014
FUB's online master's program International Relations (IR Online) is still accepting applications for their waiting list (deadline passed on March 31).
New! The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is accepting applications for the coveted Sofja Kovalevskaja Award with up to 1.65 million EUR in funding. Deadline: September 1, 2014.
FUB: New Strategic Partnership
FUB News! Freie Universität Berlin and the University of British Columbia signed a new strategic partnership agreement to foster innovation in research and teaching.
“The teaming up of two highly dynamic world-class universities will open up new exciting opportunities to our students and researchers alike,” said Prof. Dr. Peter-André Alt, the president of Freie Universität Berlin.
LMU Bridges Conf. 2014
Bridges 2014: Philosophical Exchange on Inter-Theoretical Relations will take place in the German House (NYC) over two days - Sep 2nd-3rd, 2014. The trans-continental meeting in mathematical philosophy will focus on inter-theoretical relations thereby connecting form and content of this philosophical exchange.
To Learn More About the Conference Click Here
To Find Out About the Open-to-Public Evening Event in Collaboration with GCRI Please Click 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.
News from LMU & FUB
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.
Previous accolades include the 2012 Funding Atlas of the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Humboldt Foundation's 2012 ranking!
New! Latest insightLMU Available Online! (issue 2)
LMU MOOC Offerings
LMU's first four Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) are now online! Over 120,000 people from all over the globe have already registered for the courses offered by LMU. “We are delighted with the enthusiastic response from so many people in all parts of the world to the online courses announced by LMU,” says LMU President Professor Bernd Huber.
New! Read President Huber's February 2014 Interview
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 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.