Founded with the support of the American allies in Winter of 1948, the Freie Universität Berlin counts more than 30,000 students and offers over 180 fields of study today, making it one of the leading universities in sciences. After winning the German Universities Excellence Initiative in 2007, it now ranks among the country’s most distinguished universities. One of the highlights on campus in Dahlem is without a doubt the multiple-award winning Philological Library, designed according to the plans of architect Lord Norman Foster.
Kaiserswerther Str. 16-18