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Students

If you would like to ask a current student about their experience at Bard College Berlin, send an email to studentinfo@berlin.bard.edu or get in touch directly with the students profiled below. 
Armanda Serwah

Armanda Serwah

Germany/Ghana
BA in Economics, Politics, and Social Thought (2021)
armanda.serwah@berlin.bard.edu


"The liberal arts acknowledge what many traditional colleges fail to see: you cannot understand a subject in isolation of another, everything is intertwined."
Aryana Arian Assl

Aryana Arian Assl

Iran
Liberal Arts Berlin (LAB) Program
aryana.arianassl@berlin.bard.edu


"A liberal arts education, in my view, is the ideal way to educate someone who has interests that coexist within different forms and spaces."
Hesham Moadamani

Hesham Moadamani

Syria
BA in Economics, Politics, and Social Thought (2021)
mohamad.moadamani@berlin.bard.edu


"As I am one of the very few, among the millions of Syrian refugees, who were displaced and still able to continue higher education, I am very appreciative of the education I am receiving at BCB."
Lejla Zjakic

Lejla Zjakic

Bosnia and Herzegovina
BA in Humanities, the Arts, and Social Thought (2022)

lejla.zjakic@berlin.bard.edu

"Whether it is your Georgian roommate telling you about the political atmosphere or great food in their country, or reaching out to a student from Brazil to ask about the recent wildfires there, you get to learn and understand the matter through their eyes."
Lucari Jordan

Lucari Jordan

USA
BA in Economics, Politics, and Social Thought (2021)
lucari.jordan@berlin.bard.edu


"I am a big fan of the way that our school as an institution but also as a community works to promote discussion and critical interaction with texts, professors, and the environment."
Miksa Gáspár

Miksa Gáspár

Hungary
BA in Humanities, the Arts, and Social Thought (2023)
miksa.gaspar@berlin.bard.edu


"A liberal arts education is a process of constantly pairing up one’s opportunities with one’s interests."
Omar Haidari

Omar Haidari

Afghanistan
BA in Humanities, the Arts, and Social Thought (2021)

omar.haidari@berlin.bard.edu

"This is the first time that I have ever been in a place filled with so much diversity, yet have the feeling that we are all equal. This is a special feeling for me."
Ahmad Qais Sangarkhail

Ahmad Qais Sangarkhail

Afghanistan
BA in Humanities, the Arts, and Social Thought (2023)
ahmadqais.sangarkhail@berlin.bard.edu


"Liberal arts education gives me the ability to think and demonstrate the principles of life and how to act upon them. Through liberal arts education, I can be a better version of myself."
Vala Schriefer

Vala Schriefer

Iceland
BA in Humanities, the Arts, and Social Thought (2023)

vala.schriefer@berlin.bard.edu

"Bard College Berlin has the balance I was looking for: a small school in a big city. I wanted the feeling of a close-knit community, a place where you recognize faces as you pass them, as well as the resources of a vibrant city."