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Bard in Berlin Study Abroad Program
Berlin, Germany (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Homepage: Click to visit
Budget Sheets Fall,
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2015 04/01/2015 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2015-2016 04/01/2015 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2016 11/01/2015 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Admission is competitive and space is limited. Students are encouraged to apply in advance of our application deadlines.
Fact Sheet:
Number of Credits: 16
Minimum GPA Required:
Language of Instruction: English
Language Prerequisite:
Language Proficiency Required: None Housing Options: Apartment
Internship Option?: Yes
Program Description:

Bard in Berlin at Bard College Berlin

About Bard College Berlin

Among German universities, Bard College Berlin--Germany's first private liberal arts institution of higher learning--is unique by virtue of its small size, intimate atmosphere, coherent and imaginative curriculum, and decidedly international composition. Students work with faculty from different backgrounds on moral, political, epistemic, religious, and aesthetic questions, with the understanding that such questions are naturally and deeply connected. Students and faculty work together, sharing the facilities of a residential campus and the cultural riches of one of the most vibrant capitals of Europe.

Interactive teaching, a conducive campus atmosphere, and small-group, discussion-centered formats (including seminars and tutorials) are critical to the profound searching and complex dialogue that are central to Bard College Berlin's teaching philosophy.  Students interested in Art History, European Studies, History, Literature, Philosophy, Political Economy, and related disciplines in the humanities and social sciences are encouraged to apply.

Cultural Program

Participants in the Bard in Berlin program will enjoy a cultural excursions to complement and enrich their coursework.  Frequent visits to museums and galleries, theater, dance, and concerts are available to students at Bard College Berlin.


Students live in apartments approximately 20 minutes from campus in a neighborhood with cafes and shops.

Why Berlin?

Berlin's cosmopolitan atmosphere, cultural and intellectual riches, and solid educational tradition all play a part in a Bard College Berlin education. In the frame of the Berlin course, students and faculty come together to explore Berlin's cultural heritage and continued development.


Program Information

The Institute for International Liberal Education at Bard College is responsible for the administration of the Bard in Berlin Study Abroad Program and assists students through the application, selection, and pre-departure processes.

This application is for students who wish to study abroad at Bard College Berlin on the Bard in Berlin Study Abroad Program for a semester or academic year
Current and perspective Bard first-years who wish to spend their first or second semester at Bard College Berlin should instead apply to the Begin in Berlin Study Abroad Program at:
Students who wish to matriculate directly as Bard College Berlin students should apply at: