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    Students studying U.S. and German accredited undergraduate programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences based on small-group teaching Academics >>
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    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 >>
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    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 >>
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The Bard College Berlin Experience


  • Kerry Bystrom and Ramona Mosse on virtual reality and humanitarian campaigning (Potsdam University)
  • Michael Weinman on Hannah Arendt (Paderborn University)
  • Boris Vormann contributes chapter on sustainable urban governance
  • Student Margarethe Hattingh is the recipient of the DAAD Award
  • Boris Vormann co-authors article on urban reform movements (CITY)


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Meet our Community

Nancy Stanley
Nancy Stanley

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

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

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.