Friedensau Adventist University 

Möckern, Möckern Friedensau
Private (state-approved) (University of Applied Sciences)
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Private (state-approved)




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University of Applied Sciences

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Freie Universität thrives as an international network university on its diverse contacts with universities and organizations in Germany and abroad, which provide critical incentive to research and teaching.Today, Freie Universität is well connected globally, with approximately 100 university-wide partnerships, approximately 330 university partnerships in the Erasmus mobility network, and approximately 45 institute partnerships. Every year, approximately 600 international scientists contribute to the diversity of teaching and research at Freie Universität. Due to the history of its founding, Freie Universität still bears the terms truth, justice, and freedom in its seal to this day. Friedensau Adventist University (German: Theologische Hochschule Friedensau) is a branch of the Seventh-day Adventist education system, the world's second largest Christian school system. The university, which is located in the village of Friedensau, about 120 kilometers from Berlin, was founded in 1899 and is Europe's oldest Seventh-day Adventist-owned university. The German government has accredited its courses of study and degrees. The campus is bilingual, with classes offered in both German and English. As of 2017, the university had 200 students from 30 countries enrolled in accredited German language courses, including students studying abroad for a year at Friedensau. The institution concentrates on service-oriented disciplines in the schools of theology and social work. As an international university, they are committed to interculturality and equal opportunities, and have a history of long-standing relations with countries on all continents. Their programs are targeted to provide students with the basics of the respective field as well as current research contributions. The aim of teaching is to promote research and to combine application competencies so that their graduates are highly qualified to meet the requirements of their future careers. Teachers, employees, and students on the university campus form a trusting, tolerant, multicultural, and cooperative community. They want to promote all community members holistically. They strive to ensure the compatibility of studies, career, and family as a family-friendly university. This is also supported by the campus's spacious structure, which includes beautiful parks and woods.

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