Universities in Berlin

Free University of Berlin

The FU Berlin was established in 1948 shortly after World War II. With 31,000 students, it’s not only the largest university of Berlin, but also one of the largest in Germany. In 2007 the FU Berlin was officially distinguished as a “university of excellence”. It has gained international renown for its Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science, the Charité and the Department of Earth Sciences.

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Freie Universität Berlin
Kaiserswerther Str. 16-18
14195 Berlin
Germany

Web: www.fu-berlin.de/en/

1948

FOUNDED

31,000

ENROLLMENT (2012)

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

With 28,300 students, 400 professors and 4,000 employees, the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (short: HU) is the second largest university in Berlin. Founded in 1810, the university is situated in the heart of Berlin in the district “Mitte” on the famous street “Unter den Linden”. The university is comprised of eleven faculties which strongly emphasise the humanities and medicine. The Charité, maintained as a separate faculty together with the Freie Universität Berlin, is one of the largest and most outstanding university-run medical facilities in Europe.

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin
Germany

Web: http://www.hu-berlin.de/

1810

FOUNDED

28,300

ENROLLMENT (2012)

Technische Universität Berlin

Almost 30,000 students are enrolled at the TU Berlin, making it one of the largest polytechnic universities in Germany. Located on the “Straße des 17. Juni” (“The 17th of June Street”), the university offers top-quality degree programmes in eight faculties, primarily in the natural sciences.

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Technische Universität Berlin
Straße des 17. Juni 135
10623 Berlin
Germany

Web: http://www.tu-berlin.de

1770

FOUNDED

29,657

ENROLLMENT (2012)

Berlin University of the Arts

Berlin University of the Arts is one of the biggest, most diversified and traditional universities of the arts world-wide. The teaching offered at the four colleges of Fine Art, Design, Music and Performing Arts as well as at the Central Institute of Further Education encompasses the full spectrum of the arts and related academic studies in more than 40 courses. Having the right to confer doctorates and post-doctoral qualifications, Berlin University of the Arts is also one of Germany’s few art colleges with full university status.

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Berlin University of the Arts
Postfach 12 05 44
D-10595 Berlin
Germany

Web: http://www.udk-berlin.de

1696

FOUNDED

3,690

ENROLLMENT (2011)

Academy of Music “Hans Eisler”

The Academy of Music Hanns Eisler Berlin is one of the leading colleges of music in Europe with 600 students. Founded in 1950 under the name German Academy of Music, is situated in the historical centre of Berlin on Gendarmenmarkt, directly behind the Konzerthaus Berlin. The New Marstall, with its prominent address on the Schloßplatz close to Museum Island, was opened as a further location in April 2005. Presided over by its director Prof. Dr. Stefan Willich this well-respected institution boasts a symphony orchestra, a chorus, the Eisler Brass ensemble, the ECHO New Music Ensemble, numerous chamber music formations.

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Academy of Music “Hans Eisler”
Charlottenstraße 55
10117 Berlin
Germany

Web: http://www.hfm-berlin.de/en/‎

1950

FOUNDED

600

ENROLLMENT (2011)

University of Applied Sciences Berlin (HTW)

The HTW is the largest university of applied sciences in Berlin with 60 degree programmes in the areas of technology, information science, economics, culture and design. The university is home to 10,000 students and 600 employees.

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University of Applied Sciences Berlin (HTW)
Treskowallee 8
10318 Berlin
Germany

Web: http://www-en.htw-berlin.de/

1994

FOUNDED

11,811

ENROLLMENT (2011)

Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR)

The Berlin School of Economics and Law (BSEL) was founded on 1 April 2009 through the merger of the Berlin School of Economics (BSE) and the FHVR Berlin, a university of applied sciences for administration and law. The new Berlin School of Economics and Law (BSEL) decisively strengthens the German capital’s position as a location for tertiary level education and research. The BSEL is ranked among the largest Universities of Applied Sciences in Berlin. The University has an academic staff of approximately 200 professors and 832 lecturers, plus nearly 281 research and administrative personnel, committed to realising these goals.

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Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR)
Treskowallee 8
10318 Berlin
Germany

Web: http://www.hwr-berlin.de/en/

2009

FOUNDED

9724

ENROLLMENT (2012)

Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences, Berlin (ASH)

The ASH has a long tradition in social work and health management. Here you can gain your Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy or your Master’s in Clinical Social Work. The university puts a special emphasis on a pro-family environment, cultural activities and international exchange.

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Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences, Berlin (ASH)
Alice-Salomon-Platz 5
D-12627 Berlin
Germany

Web: http://www.ash-berlin.eu/en/

1899

FOUNDED

N.N

ENROLLMENT

Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin – University of Applied Sciences – (BHT)

„Study the Future“ is the motto of the BHT university. The university is located in the centre of the capital and offers the widest range of engineering programmes in Berlin. The more than 10,000 students can choose between 72 bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes in engineering, natural sciences and economics.

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Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin – University of Applied Sciences – (BHT)
Luxemburger Straße 10
13353 Berlin
Germany

Web: http://www.beuth-hochschule.de/

1971

FOUNDED

9,500

ENROLLMENT (2012)

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