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  • In the News

    BCB student Sara Mardini, arrested in Greece in August 2018 for humanitarian work, now released on bail Read More
  • Bard College Berlin

    Students studying U.S. and German accredited undergraduate programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences based on small-group teaching Academics >>
  • Campus Life

    Student enjoying a beautiful day on campus  Bard College Berlin’s campus is located in a quiet, green, and secluded neighborhood perfect for study. Campus Life >>
  • Berlin as a Learning Place

    Excursions, partnerships, and the internship program enable students to take full advantage of Berlin’s cultural and intellectual possibilities. Internship program >>
  • Civic Engagement

    Through student-led projects and volunteer work, Bard College Berlin supports involvement with public life outside the classroom. Civic Engagement >>
  • Program for International Education and Social Change

    Bard College Berlin supports young individuals from regions of crisis to continue and complete their higher education. PIE-SC Program >>
In the News1 Bard College Berlin2 Campus Life3 Berlin as a Learning Place4 Civic Engagement5 Program for International Education and Social Change6

At a Glance

270

students

60

nationalities

1:8

faculty-student ratio

11

average class size

79%

of students receive
financial aid

The Bard College Berlin Experience

News

  • Boris Vormann on the politics of market failure (Economy and Society)
  • Israel Waichman on the effects of a delay in punishment (Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics)
  • Sara Mardini's story: BCB student unjustly arrested in Greece for humanitarian work faces possible detention
  • PIESC students meet foreign policy speaker of the Green Party in the Bundestag Franziska Brantner
  • Bard College Berlin signs open call for complementary pathways for displaced populations


Meet our Community

Nancy Stanley
Nancy Stanley
(USA)

BA in Humanities, the Arts, and Social Thought (2019)

Meeting so many students from around the world was something I was hoping for after high school, but I didn't expect to delve so deeply into learning about how cultures differ and how the things we are taught can change the way we think.
David Kretz
David Kretz
(Austria)

Attended: BA in Humanities, the Arts, and Social Thought (2016)

Studying at Bard College Berlin challenged me to look at the world without any disciplinary glasses, to experience it always anew as fresh, strange, and wondrous.
Boris Vormann
Boris Vormann
(Germany)

Professor of Politics

Bard College Berlin unites the best of both worlds: the public-oriented mission of the German university and the close advising and small-group teaching of the U.S. university system.