Undergraduate Admission

Bard College Berlin welcomes applications from students who show a genuine commitment to a liberal education, academic promise, high motivation, a readiness to engage in themes relating to history, literature, economics, philosophy, and the visual arts, and strong extracurricular interests that they are willing to share. Successful applicants must also demonstrate advanced proficiency in English, allowing them to participate fully in seminar discussions and writing assignments.

The Admissions Committee, which includes faculty and staff readers, balances several factors in its decisions, including commitment to academic excellence, a passion for learning, and positive qualities of character. The committee looks for students likely to flourish and thrive in the Bard College Berlin community and, in turn, contribute to its vitality.