Bard in Berlin

New Semester Program!

Arts and Society in Berlin

Explore one of the world's most exciting experimental space in which the arts collide head on with history and politic.

New Summer Programs!

Summer Theater Intensive in Berlin
Immerse yourself in the cutting-edge theater, performance and culture of Berlin!

German Summer Language Intensive
Learn German while exploring this historic & culturally rich city.

Contact Us

Bard in Berlin Study Abroad

Phone: 845-758-7076

Begin in Berlin:
First-Year Experience

Contact: Kevin Dean, Director of the First-Year Experience

Phone: 845-758-7454

Bard College Berlin
B.A. Degree

Contact: Bard College Berlin Office of Admission
Phone: +49 30 43733 120

How to Apply

This program is especially well suited to hardworking students looking for an academically rigorous program in the liberal arts.

Apply to the Bard in Berlin Study Abroad Program

If you are currently enrolled in an undergraduate institution in North America, your first step is to complete our inquiry form so that we can be in touch with you regarding program updates, application procedures and deadlines, and scholarship news.

Students apply for the Bard in Berlin program through our online application. You will be prompted to create your own username and password for accessing the site.

More on the Bard in Berlin Application

The Bard in Berlin program works on the basis of rolling admission. The admission committee reviews applications once they are complete; students are notified of admission decisions within two weeks of completing an application.

Dates and Deadlines

Program Dates

  • Fall Semester:
    September 1 – December 22
    Orientation Week in Berlin: August 25 – August 31
  • Spring Semester:
    January 22 – May 29
    Orientation: TBA

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Semester: April 1
  • Spring Semester: November 1

Begin in Berlin

Incoming Bard College first-year students who have accepted an offer of admission and made their enrollment deposit may apply to Begin in Berlin. Visit or e-mail for more information.

For Prospective Bard College Berlin Students

Students who wish to study at Bard College Berlin for the four-year B.A., Project Year, or Academy Year, but are not currently enrolled at a U.S. or Canadian institution, should click on the link below for additional information.