Freie Universität Berlin is a leading research institution. It is one of the 13 German universities being funded through the German government’s Excellence Strategy and is part of the only University Consortium of Excellence, the Berlin University Alliance.

Types of assistance offered by the organisation:

Fellowship 

Target group: journalists

Operates in Eastern, Western Europe and the United States 

Each year, 10 to 15 fellowships are awarded to journalists from Eastern and Western Europe and the United States who want to spend two semesters engaging in research in Berlin. Since 1999, the program of the European Journalism-Fellowships at the International Center for Journalism of the Freie Universitaet Berlin has become established as an important institution for journalists at the European level.