Program Details

Arts and Society in Berlin is a combination of practicing arts, arts themed academics, and an internship or curatorial studies seminar.
Berlin Pankow, Germany
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

The program is based in artistic practice, including studio arts, performance, media, and the interplay among them. History and theory courses take an interdisciplinary approach to draw upon the wealth of Berlin's museums, monuments, galleries, performances, and non-traditional venues.

Arts and Society

This curriculum option is a combination of practicing arts, arts themed academics, and an internship or curatorial studies seminar.  The Arts and Society track supports students who are coming to Berlin specifically to:

  • Create under the supervision of Berlin based artists
  • Explore connections between the arts, academic humanities, and social engagement
  • Experience the city’s arts culture as a participant
Setting Description:
Culturally rich and artistically diverse, Berlin is an exciting city to explore. Bard Abroad in Berlin's cultural program exposes students to a wide variety of artistic, historical and cultural experiences. Listed below are sample excursions from previous semesters. Walking tours of Pankow, Prenzlauer Berg, Kreuzberg, and Mitte Schönhausen Palace Story of Berlin” Museum Brandenburger Tor Bundestag Strandbad Alte Nationalgalerie Jewish Museum Holocaust Memorial Sachsenhausen former Concentration Camp and Memorial Site Karl-Marx-Allee Friedrichshain Bernauer Straße Wall Memorial Mauerpark Haus der Geschichte, Kulturbrauerei Former Ministry of State Security (“Stasi”) Headquarters Teufelsberg spying station

Additional Program Information

Scholarships Description:
Please visit the Bard Abroad website for a variety of scholarships opportunities.

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