Academic Opportunities

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

Peter-André Alt, President of FUBFUB 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.

> Read more about the agreement here.

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

Summer School at Max Planck

The IMPRS Moral Economies is organizing the summer school “Concepts, Language and Beyond. Emotions Between Values and Bodies” in cooperation with CONCEPTA. It will take place on September 21-27, 2014 at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin. 

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.

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) 

Latest FUB International Newsletter Available Online! (issue 1) | Click here for the latest WIR (German) 

CLICK HERE for more FUB News

CLICK HERE for more LMU News

LMU MOOC Offerings

LMU President HuberLMU'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

For Information About MOOCs at LMU Click Here | Click Here for LMU's home on Coursera

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.