The perfect place to learn German
The many possibilities that this bustling metropolis offers, to young people in particular, will thrill you and inspire new ideas for learning German: concerts, films, sporting events, shopping, pubs, beer gardens and one of the most vibrant alternative culture scenes in the world. And of course, clubs, clubs, clubs …
Berlin is probably the most cosmopolitan and international city in Germany and an ideal place to learn the German language. Almost in passing, you will also learn a lot about the history, politics and culture of Germany and Europe.
Here you can find a guide to all the clubs in Berlin:
The city is host to major festivals, concert- and theater premieres. Every year in February, the film world looks to Berlin, when the Golden and Silver Bears are awarded at the International Film Festival. Berlin is unquestionably one of the world’s cultural heavyweights – with 3 opera houses, over 150 theaters and outdoor stages, more than 175 museums and collections, around 300 galleries, 250 public libraries, 130 movie theaters, internationally acclaimed fashion fairs and, and, and.
You will not be bored here. Rather, you might face decision-making difficulties: up to 1500 events await you daily on a unique spectrum ranging from high culture to alternative off-scene.
Your home in the city
Berlin is a very hospitable city. Tourists and visitors will find a wide variety of accommodations, ranging from hostels, to five-star hotels.
As a student you will find a wide range of affordable accommodations with host families, in guesthouses, in vacation apartments, in apartment (flat) shares, or in hostels. We are happy to inform and advise you on which property type best meets your expectations. If you’d like, we can also arrange the contact to your desired accommodation. Just ask!
Since mid-2016 it is possible to live directly on the BWK campus – right in the heart of the lively Kreuzberg district! More than 80 one and two bedroom apartments are available on the campus grounds for the exclusive use of our students.
Please remember that non-EU citizens usually need a visa to enter Germany.
A city of superlatives
With over 3.7 million inhabitants, Berlin is Germany’s largest city. It is also one of its economic, cultural and innovation centers. Education and research have made their home here in numerous universities, colleges and research institutions.
The sights alone fill books. The most famous of them include the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag, Museum Island, the Holocaust Memorial and the remains of the Berlin Wall at the East Side Gallery.
You can find detailed information about Berlin, attractions and events on Berlin’s multilingual Official Tourism Website.
Conquer Berlin from the BWK Campus!
Kreuzberg is the multicultural heart of Berlin. You will learn and live in this bustling neighborhood (the Berliners say “kiez”). From the campus, you can reach many sights on foot. For example, the „Molecule-Man” in the Spree river in front of the Trep Towers, the remains of the Berlin Wall at the East Side Gallery, or Mercedes Benz-Arena, with its exciting concerts and sporting events.
And when evening falls, life in Kreuzberg really gets started: The doors of pubs and clubs are open until the early hours of the morning. In the summer everyone meets in the streets, in courtyards, or at the park to chat and party. The perfect training ground for your new language skills!
Subways and buses leave every 4 -minutes for the old City West. With the tram Line 10 you can get to the trendy district of Prenzlauer Berg in no time. And in only a few minutes you can get from the nearby S-Bahn station Warschauer Straße to Alexanderplatz, Museum Island and Hackescher Markt.