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  • 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 >>
Bard College Berlin1 Campus Life2 Berlin as a Learning Place3 Civic Engagement4 Program for International Education and Social Change5

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

  • Laura Scuriatti contributes to platform “Mina Loy - Navigating the Avant-garde”
  • Martin Binder on innovation and well-being (Cambridge University Press)
  • Michael Weinman on Arendt after postmodernity (Hannah Arendt Center)
  • Syrian Refugee Student from Bard College Berlin Arrested in Greece for Rescuing Refugees from Aegean Waters
  • Seraphine Maerz at conferences in Bochum and Frankfurt 


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 US university system.