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Freie Universität Berlin

Freie Universität Berlin was founded in 1948 by students and professors as a response to reprisals faced by critical students at the traditional Berlin university, at that time called Universität unter den Linden, which was located in the Soviet sector of the divided city. The US Allies and Berlin politicians approved of the plans for founding a free university. This paved the way for Freie Universität to become an internationally recognized university. The academic ethos of Freie Universität Berlin, based in its founding history, encompasses the three values: Veritas, Justitia, Libertas – truth, justice, freedom.

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