Freie Universität Berlin, an international network university, is a leading research institution. It is a drawing card for international researchers and students. Roughly 18 % of its students and 15% of its researchers come from abroad.
The Law Department itself maintains many contacts with overseas universities and European academic institutions. Within the scope of various exchange programs, there are connections to over 70 partner Law Schools in Europe, North America, South America, Australia, Asia, and in the Middle East.
The Law Department's own International Office takes care of incoming and outgoing students and provides services to international researchers and guests.
For lecturers, researchers, doctoral candidates and guests the Law Department offers a large scope of international partnerships and partner agreements with other scholarly institutions worldwide.
The Law Department of Freie Universität Berlin is a member of the European Law Faculties Association (ELFA).