Berlin’s largest university is Freie Universitat Berlin, founded in 1948. The University began as a subsidiary branch of Humboldt Universitat to foster a more open academic environment, different from the communist mindsets of the era. Freie Universitat enrollment began to rival then surpass that of Humnboldt, due in large part to the less restrictive academic environment.
The academic departments encompass Mathematics, philosophy, computer science, humanities, psychology, business, economics, biology, veterinary medicine, law and medicine. In partnership with Charite hospital, the medical science courses are covered as well. The university is located at Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 in Berlin, Germany. For more information, contact the university at +49 30 838-1 or on the web at http://www.fu-berlin.de/en .
The second largest university in Berlin is Humboldt Universitat. It’s illustrious alumni include Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, GWF Hegel and everyone’s favorite philosopher Albert Einstein. It was named after the university’s founder in early 19th century. The Cold War hampered many efforts at academic endeavors at the university. It is one of the world’s most prestigious colleges. Students study philosphy, agriculture, math, science, law, business and economics. To find out more about the university go to http://www.hu-berlin.de/
In 1879, academics founded Technische Universitat. It’s known for various advances in technology. The school offers instruction in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and computer science. Over 8 Nobel prizes were awarded to date. Find the university at Strasse des 17. Juni 135, D-10623 Berlin, Germany. Call the university at +49 30 314-0 or go to the website http://www.tu-berlin.de
Students interested in studying at Berlin’s universities must be at the top of their game. These schools only admit 20% of applicants at some universities. Berlin’s academic system is quite advantageous. Due to its organization, students can easily transfer from one institution to another. There are also several vocational schools and private colleges as well.