• In the News

    Human Rights Watch issues statement condemning the arrest of BCB student Sara Mardini and fellow volunteers 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 >>
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At a Glance






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The Bard College Berlin Experience


  • Boris Vormann is a DAAD Visiting Scholar at Deutsches Haus NYU
  • Agata Lisiak publishes chapter on urban girlhood (The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries)
  • Student Clara Canales at seminar on ethics (Georgetown University)
  • Catherine Toal on the 2018 Man Booker Prize winning novel Milkman by Anna Burns
  • Ewa Atanassow on the problem of exception in the Anglo-American liberal tradition (Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft)

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.