Master in Management & Public Affairs - Double Degree with Freie Universität Berlin Campuses

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Live & Learn at Freie Universität

About Berlin

Berlin is a dynamic city which offers a vibrant study environment with its proximity to the central institutions and actors of German politics, economy, media, culture and academics. Freie Universität is located off the city center in the residential garden district of Dahlem in southwestern Berlin, which has a long-standing tradition as a center for research of the highest quality.

Freie Universität was founded by students and scholars in 1948 at Universität Unter den Linden in the Soviet sector of the divided city of Berlin.

The Double Degree Program in “Public Policy & Management” is located at the Otto-Suhr-Institute of Political Science (OSI) at Freie Universität’s department of Political and Social Sciences. As the largest institute of Political Science in Germany, the OSI offers a wide range of courses and specializations. The student body is generally well-informed, active and critical and researchers always
achieve top positions in rankings.

Community Life

Students at Freie Universität Berlin benefit from a large number of facilities offering extra-curricular activities, care and support. Students have many opportunities to join a variety of student associations with political, cultural and other foci.

They can enjoy themselves, relax and keep fit on one of the countless courses run by the Recreational Sports Center. Over 100 different sports, from aikido to flamenco to mime, can be practiced here at one of the 600 regular courses, workshops and tournaments, including weekend, holiday, or intensive courses.

The students’ musical talents can be honed in the University’s Collegium Musicum, which currently comprises five ensembles, the large choir, chamber choir, symphony orchestra, small symphony orchestra and the Uni Big Band Berlin and numbers over 400 musicians in total.

The services offered by the Computing Center (ZEDAT) are among the most popular. It sets up e-mail accounts and offers courses in IT and learning skills. Some have questions at the start of their studies; others have trouble with exam nerves: the student counseling and academic advisory service can help in many ways. For graduates, practical career advice is provided.

There are a number of “Mensen” (dining halls) and cafeterias on the campus. About 40 student residences with over 10,000 rooms in all districts of Berlin are at the student’s disposal and there are also countless possibilities to share a flat with others – the students’ favorite lifestyle in Berlin.

Computing Center

The services offered by the Computing Center (ZEDAT) are among the most popular. It sets up e-mail accounts and offers courses in IT and learning skills. Some have questions at the start of their studies; others have trouble with exam nerves: the student counseling and academic advisory service can help in many ways. For graduates, practical career advice is provided.

Residence and Cafeterias

There are a number of “Mensen” (dining halls) and cafeterias on the campus. About 40 student residences with over 10,000 rooms in all districts of Berlin are at the student’s disposal and there are also countless possibilities to share a flat with others – the students’ favorite lifestyle in Berlin.