Freie University of Berlin – FU • Berlin, Germany
The Free University in Berlin is known for its research in the humanities and social sciences founded in West Berlin in 1948. It was established by students and scholars located in the former Soviet sector of Berlin.
By then, during 1970s and 1980s, the university became a mega university with 50,298 registered students in 1983. It was the second largest university in Germany after the Ludwig Maximillian University of Munich in 1992. The university’s research performance increased markedly with the number of graduates, PhDs granted and publications.
The Free University of Berlin has facilities located in the residential garden district of Dahlem in Southwestern Berlin. They have been using building formerly belongs to Kaiser Wilhelm Society and added numerous architecturally innovative buildings. The central campus buildings ensembles within walking distance of each other.
The FU also has the biggest library system in Germany with an inventory of 8.5 million volumes and over 25,000 journals.
The FU remain highly competitive in student admissions as the university only offers about 4300 places each year.
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