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Times Higher Education World Reputation Ranking
In the latest ranking by the Times Higher Education (THE) magazine, Freie Universität has improved by world standards and is currently ranked at 72 among universities. As announced by THE in London, the university moved up nine places since last year, and it is one of the five best universities in Germany. Europe-wide it is ranked 24 (last year: 28).
QS World University Ranking by Subject
According to the recently released prestigious QS World University Rankings, Freie Universität places in the overall top 5 German universities. Freie Universität was ranked 119 worldwide.
Subjects Ranked High in Latest CHE University Ranking
In the most recent university ranking of the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE), subjects at Freie Universität Berlin were again ranked very high. New achievements were recorded, particularly in the field of physics. The university also ranked in the top group in mathematics, geography, pharmacy, Earth sciences, and computer science.
International Sustainability Network
Freie Universität Berlin and Its Strategic Partners to Receive € 1 Mio in DAAD Funding for University Alliance for Sustainability. “Freie Universität Berlin and its strategic partners see it as their responsibility to actively shape the discourse on sustainability and to meet global challenges with activities in all parts of the university,” said Prof. Dr. Peter-André Alt, the president of Freie Universität Berlin. “Forming this network under the topic of sustainability is a great chance to further develop structures to work with our most important partners worldwide.
The University Alliance for Sustainability will use the partners’ complementary strengths to develop joint research and teaching projects, offer exchange options for faculty, staff, and students, and foster inter-institutional learning with regard to management issues. To this end, the partners will develop joint undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Student initiatives will be able to network with their counterparts at other universities. Funding will also be available for research stays for researchers, summer schools for PhD students, conferences on the topic of “Green Campus” for management personnel, and several study and internship abroad options.

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FUB Excellence Initiative
In the latest phase of the German national Excellence Initiative, Freie Universität Berlin has again achieved excellence status. For more information about FUB's Excellence Initiative.
Experts for Media
Would you like to speak with an expert for a commentary or an interview? At Freie Universität Berlin approximately 500 scientists and scholars are available for interviews with journalists investigating a particular issue. The Office of News and Public Affairs provides contact information to them – quickly and without charge. As one of the largest German universities, Freie Universität Berlin is able to provide expertise on a whole range of subjects.
The university also has a section on Current Topics for Journalists