The Graduate School is one of the structured doctoral programs at Freie Universität Berlin operating under the umbrella of Dahlem Research School. Institutes of the Department of Philosophy and Humanities are mainly involved. Besides, university lecturers from the Department of History and Cultural Studies and the Central Institutes for North American Studies or Latin American Studies supervising literary study works in their subjects are involved.
Peter Szondi Institute of Comparative Literature
Institute of German and Dutch Languages and Literatures
Institute for English Language and Literature
Institute for Romance Languages and Literatures
Institute for Greek and Latin Languages and Literatures
Institute for East Asia and Near East
Institute for Latin American Studies
John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies
Institute of Philosophy
Institute for Theater Studies
Institute for Art History
Since 2012, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin is an important co-operation partner of the Graduate School. This cooperation allows for the integration of literary study institutes that are not offered by FU Berlin, and the inclusion of "classic" literary studies Berlin-wide.