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Bard College Berlin

A Liberal Arts University in the Heart of Europe

About the institution

Bard College Berlin is a German-American liberal arts university offering 4 year undergraduate programs taught entirely in English. At BCB we focus on interdisciplinary learning, so no matter which major you choose, you will have an opportunity to explore additional academic interests as well. Our average classroom size is 10, so classroom discussion, engagement and close faculty guidance are hallmarks of our education. We offer a residential campus in a quiet, green and well-connected neighborhood in Berlin. 90% of our students are international, so by joining BCB, you will become a part of a highly diverse community of curious, open-minded and civically engaged students.


Number of Undergraduate Students


Student to Faculty Ratio


Size of Instituition

Small Institution <5000


Selective (25-50% admitted)

Campus Style

City Campus

Education Model

Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model)

Are there internship opportunities?

Yes - Internship opportunities are available in Berlin or New York City.

Are there study abroad options?

Yes - 50% of our students study abroad at one of our partner universities worldwide.

Cost of Tuition

21,040 EUR Tuition
Comprehensive fee of 29,750 EUR includes housing and a full meal plan.


We have a range of merit and need-based scholarships. Need-based scholarships can cover up to full comprehensive fee. All students are eligible regardless of nationality.

IB Grade Requirements

Average IB score for 2021 incoming cohort was 37

UFP Grade Requirements





Subject Name
Degree Area
Art & Design
Art & Design
Creative Writing
English & Media
Drama & Theatre
Performing Arts
Society & Social Sciences
English Literature and/or Language
English & Media
Film and Media Production
Art & Design
Society & Social Sciences
History of Art
Society & Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary Study of Global Challenges
Society & Social Sciences
International Relations
Society & Social Sciences
Liberal Arts Only
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Modern Languages Mixed
Language & Culture
Society & Social Sciences
Philosophy Politics and Economics
Society & Social Sciences
Society & Social Sciences
Social Policy
Society & Social Sciences
Society & Social Sciences

We Are Here for You

We know that applying to university can be a stressful and challenging process. We would therefore like to emphasize that we at the Bard College Berlin admissions team are here to help you through your application process. Sign up for individual advising, chat a current student or reach out to us per email at We look forward to connecting with you!

Scholarships at Bard College Berlin

Interested in learning more about the available scholarships at Bard College Berlin? Then click the link below for an overview and description of all scholarships available for the upcoming academic year.

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