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Campus Benjamin Franklin (CBF)
The division of Germany (and Berlin) into four occupational zones at the end of the Second World War resulted in Berlin's former university (Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität) being confined to the former Soviet sector, thus leaving the Western sector without a university. This situation was remedied when Freie Universität Berlin (literally meaning Free University Berlin) was founded in 1948. Read more
In the central part of the campus, all of the clinical departments are located within the Main Building (Building V). Please refer to the map of the building for further information. Once inside the building, please follow the directional signage provided. The elevators serve as useful points of reference.
our map key will make it easier to navigate your way around the Main Building and the other buildings on campus. Click on an address to see the relevant map, including brief directions.
Entrances to the building are marked with letters of the alphabet:
A - Entrance 'Westrampe' (ramp on the western side, approach is from the direction of 'Hindenburgdamm'); open between 5am and 10pm every day
B - Entrance 'Nordrampe' (ramp on the northern side, approach is from the direction of 'Klingsorstraße'); this entrance has an information desk and is open 24/7
C - Side Entrance 'Südrampe' (ramp on the southern side); open between 5am and 10pm every day
For an overview of the entire campus area, please refer to the Campus map. There is also a map for Hindenburgdamm 27.
Location map - map key
Building and elevator identifiers (numbers and letters) are helpful when navigating your way around the campus (particularly when trying to locate clinical departments inside the 'Bettenhaus', or Ward Building). Please refer to the relevant numbers and letters on the campus maps. Please use our the map key to identify the departments and institutes you are looking for. Click on an address to see the relevant map.