Bard College Berlin in the Media

Faculty Boris Vormann on populism in contemporary politics
"ES GEHT DRUM, MENSCHEN WIEDER ANZUKOPPELN"
rbb24
October 4, 2017

BCB student featured in a video story about Germany's efforts to integrate refugees
GERMANY'S REFUGEE FACTOR
TRT World, The Newsmakers
September 21, 2017

An interview with faculty Boris Vormann on Hillary Clinton's campaign book "What Happened" (Südwestrundfunk)
AMERIKAS POLITISCHE ELITE MELDET SICH
September 12, 2017

Bard College Berlin mentioned alongside Kiron Higher Education and other German organizations congratulated by Angela Merkel for their efforts in educating refugees
ANGELA MERKEL BESUCHT GEFLÜCHTETE STUDIERENDE IN BERLIN
Laura Hofmann, Der Tagesspiegel
August 25, 2017

A feature on Bard College Berlin and its growth in Der Tagesspiegel:
KLEINE UNI GANZ GROSS
Ulrike Scheffer, Der Tagesspiegel
August 10, 2017

Martin Binder quoted in survey about unemployment:
EXPERT PANEL: UNEMPLOYMENT HURTS THE WELLBEING OF MEN MORE THAN THAT OF WOMEN
LSE Business Review
August 4, 2017

Heba Amin selected for 15th Istanbul Biennial
EGYPTIAN ARTISTS MAHMOUD KHALED AND HEBA Y. AMIN SELECTED FOR 15TH ISTANBUL BIENNIAL
Ahram Online
July 27, 2017

Bard College Berlin mentioned alongside other German organizations and programs helping asylum seekers have access to higher education in Germany
HOW DO REFUGEE STUDENTS MAKE THE JUMP TO GERMANY'S UNIVERSITIES?
Kristen Chick, Christian Science Monitor
July 24, 2017

A defense of liberal arts by Josef Joffe / Die Zeit, looking at several liberal arts experiments in Germany
GOODBYE, HUMBOLDT? 
Josef Joffe, Die Zeit
July 12, 2017

A note on John Kleckner's exbhition at Galerie Judin, Berlin on the art news & info platform Blouin Artinfo
‘YEARS DISAPPEAR’ BY JOHN KLECKNER AT GALERIE JUDIN, BERLIN
BLOUIN ARTINFO, July 3rd, 2017

Study co-authored by faculty Martin Binder was quoted in a feature on social status in The Atlantic:
HOW VANITY COULD SAVE THE PLANET
Matthew Hutson, The Atlantic, July/August 2017

A feature on student Muhannad Qaiconie and the Arabic library he founded in Berlin:
SYRIAN STUDENT’S LIBRARY HELPS ARABIC CULTURE BLOSSOM IN BERLIN
UNHCR, June 22, 2017

Ewa Atanassow and Ira Katznelson discuss the state of democracy today:
DEMOCRACY ON THE TIGHTROPE, Hertie School, June 23, 2017
LIBERAL UND REALISTISCH, Süddeutsche Zeitung, June 22, 2017

Faculty reflect on the development of the Program for International Education and Social Change
COLLABORATION IN REFUGEE EDUCATION: FIELD NOTES FROM BARD COLLEGE BERLIN
Kerry Bystrom and Marion Detjen, EuropeNow
June 6, 2017

A profile on Bard College Berlin in Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung
BUMMELSTUDENTEN GESUCHT
Inge Kloepfer, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung
May 21, 2017

Bard College Berlin mentioned in an article about the university for refugees Kiron:
FLÜCHTLINGS-UNIVERSITÄT BESTEHT REIFEPRÜFUNG
Virginia Kirst, Bilanz - Das deutsche Wirtschaftsmagazin
May 2017

Cover story on our refugee student Muhannad Qaiconie:
LIFE IN A NEW LAND: A REFUGEE'S JOURNEY
Kristen Chick, Christian Science Monitor
March 26, 2017

Tracey Emin's donation to Bard College Berlin was mentioned in ExBerliner, Issue 158, March 2017
EMIN STEPS UP

Bard College Berlin mentioned alongside other higher education programs offering scholarships for refugees
UWC TO OFFER SCHOLARSHIPS TO FURTHER EDUCATION FOR REFUGEES
The Borgen Project
March 5, 2017

STUDIERFREIHEIT
FAZ Feuilleton
February 13, 2017

SCHOLARS IN EXILE
Paul Hockenos, Boston Review
February 10, 2017

TRACEY EMIN TO FUND SCHOLARSHIP FOR REFUGEE STUDENTS
Frieze.com
February 10, 2017

KÜNSTLERIN TRACEY EMIN FINANZIERT FLÜCHTLINGS-STIPENDIUM IN BERLIN
Diana Kral, Monopol Magazin
February 8, 2017

TRACEY EMIN FUNDS UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP FOR REFUGEE IN BERLIN
Sarah Cascone, Artnet
February 8, 2017

Leon Botstein on American universities in Trump's political era
AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES MUST TAKE A STAND
The New York Times, February 8, 2017

TRACEY EMIN TO FUND SYRIAN REFUGEE STUDENT
Artforum, February 7, 2017

TRACEY EMIN FUNDS SCHOLARSHIP FOR REFUGEE STUDENT
Anny Shaw, The Art Newspaper
February 7, 2017

Timo Lochocki on Martin Schulz and the 2017 German federal election
MARTIN SCHULZ, THE OUTSIDER INSIDER
Politico
January 26, 2017

Leon Botstein on the inauguration of Donald Trump and the future of US politics:
"EIN CLOWN, EINE MISCHUNG AUS VULGARITÄT, HASS UND IGNORANZ"
Deutschlandfunk
January 20, 2017

Timo Lochocki on right-wing populism:
WAS RECHTSPOPULISTEN SCHWÄCHT
Timo Lochocki, Die Zeit
November 18, 2016

The New York Times mentions Bard College Berlin in an article on international undergraduate programs for US students:
A GUIDE TO GETTING A BACHELOR'S ABROAD
Paul Hockenos, The New York Times
November 2, 2016

Bloomberg on the Kiron Open Higher Education, the online learning platform, and its partnership with Bard College Berlin:
HOW THREE GERMANS AND A VENTURE CAPITALIST HOPE TO INTEGRATE GERMANY'S REFUGEES
Laura Colby, Bloomberg
July 20, 2016

Interview with students and instructors from the Theater Intensive Program:
CASTORF WARE IN NEW YORK UNDENKBAR
Ulrike Scheffer, Tagesspiegel online
July 1, 2016

Philosophie Magazin features Leon Botstein and Roger Berkowitz in their Hannah Arendt special edition:
PHILOSOPHIE MAGAZIN - HANNAH ARENDT, DIE FREIHEIT DES DENKENS
June 2016 

An article on Martin Binder's paper on how working for non-profit organizations impacts happiness:
PEOPLE WORKING FOR NON-PROFIT COMPANIES MUCH HAPPIER THAN PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYEES, STUDY FINDS
Siobhan Fenton, Independent Online
June 13, 2016

Leon Botstein on scholarships for refugees at BCB:
LIFE IN BERLIN: BARD COLLEGE BERLIN OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS TO REFUGEES
Monika Müller-Kroll, NPR-Berlin, Life in Berlin
April 25, 2016

Leon Botstein on life, music and Bard College:
ANWALT VERGESSENER KOMPONISTEN
Susanne Führer, Deutschlandradio, 'Im Gespräch'
April 21, 2016

Leon Botstein and Florian Becker on Bard College Berlin & BCB Scholarship program:
DAS BARD COLLEGE IN BERLIN
Verena Kemna, Deutschlandradio, 'Campus und Karriere'
April 15, 2016

A review of faculty member David Levine's art project in Central Park, NY:
8 WAYS TO BE CREATIVE BY DRIFTING IN DAYLIGHT WITH CREATIVE TIME

Patricia Zohn, The Huffington Post
June 6, 2015

Faculty member Dirk Ehnts featured in an interview about the study of economics at German universities:
WIRTSCHAFTS-STUDENTEN
 (video)
Plusminus, ARD
June 3, 2015

A review of faculty member David Levine's art project in Central Park, NY:
REVIEW: ‘PLEASE TOUCH THE ART’ AND ‘DRIFTING IN DAYLIGHT,’ OUTDOOR ART AT THE PARKS
Ken Johnson, The New York Times
May 21, 2015

A review of faculty member David Levine's art project in Central Park, NY:
'DRIFTING IN DAYLIGHT' FLOATS FREE ART AND PERFORMANCE INTO CENTRAL PARK

Michael Barron, Vice
May 20, 2015

A review of faculty member David Levine's art project in Central Park, NY:
A REAL-LIFE GIF IN CENTRAL PARK
Anna Altman, The New Yorker
May 15, 2015

A feature on the Annual Conference 2015:
INTERNATIONALER KONGRESS IN BERLIN: CAN WE HAVE SOME PRIVACY?

Cornelius Wüllenkemper, Deutschlandfunk
May 9, 2015

Former Rector and Provost Thomas Rommel interviewed on Alice in Wonderland:
EINE REBELLION IN REINKULTUR

Carola Zinner, Deutschlandfunk
April 16, 2015

Exchange student reflects on her experience of studying outside her home country, Palestina: 
A PALESTINIAN JOURNEY: A STUDENT DISCOVERS NEW FREEDOMS

Asma' Jawabreh, Al-Fanar Media
March 18, 2015

Faculty member Dirk Ehnts featured in interview on ECB's bond-buying program:
ECB UNVEILS DETAILS OF TRILLION-EURO BOND PURCHASES

Jasper Sky, Deutsche Welle
March 5, 2015

Faculty member Dirk Ehnts comments on ECB's bond-buying program:
ZWEIFEL AN DER WIRKSAMKEIT DER EUROPÄISCHEN GELDPOLITIK

Dirk Ehnts, Neue Zürcher Zeitung
February 2, 2015

Faculty member Dirk Ehnts interviewed in feature on the Greek debt:
CAN SYRIZA REDUCE EUROPE'S DEBT?

Jasper Sky, Deutsche Welle
January 23, 2015

An interview with faculty member Dirk Ehnts on ECB's bond-buying program:
"EZB-CHEF DRAGHI IST MACHTLOS"

Ulrike Herrmann, taz
January 22, 2015

Faculty member Bruno Macaes interviewed on upcoming elections in Greece:
GREECE WILL STAY IN THE EUROZONE
(video)
BBC
January 13, 2015

A feature on Bard College Berlin's international community:
DER CAMPUS VON NIEDERSCHÖNHAUSEN

Ulrike Scheffer, Der Tagesspiegel
November 17, 2014

Faculty and board member Jens Reich interviewed on life in the DDR:
BERLIN AFTER THE WALL: A MICROCOSM OF THE WORLD'S CHAOTIC CHANGE

Michael Kimmelman, The New York Times
November 17, 2014

Bard College Berlin spotted at college fair in Gelsenkirche:
WEGWEISER FÜR DIE ZEIT NACH DEM ABITUR IM WISSENSCHAFTSPARK

Anna Katharina Wrobel, Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung
November 16, 2014

An interview with faculty and board member Jens Reich on life in the DDR:
DDR-FORSCHER JENS REICH: "ICH HATTE ANGST VOR DEN VERBORGENEN ÜBERWACHERN"

Nicola Kuhrt, Der Spiegel
November 9, 2014

Bard College Berlin's buildings featured in a piece on the history of architecture in the neighborhood:
EIN WÜRFEL FÜR DIE HALBE WELT

Tobias Wiethoff, Der Tagesspiegel
October 8, 2014

An interview with faculty and board member Jens Reich on the turnaround in 1989:
IM WESTEN WÄREN WOHL WIEDER PANZER AUFGEFAHREN

Arno Widmann, Berliner Zeitung
October 3, 2014

A profile of Leon Botstein, President of Bard College, written by a Bard College alumna:
PICTURES FROM AN INSTITUTION

Alice Gregory, The New Yorker
September 29, 2014

Faculty member David Hayes on critical thinking:
WHEN BS IS A VIRTUE

David Hayes (faculty member), The Chronicle of Higher Education
September 8, 2014

A portrait of Leon Botstein, President of Bard College:
A MISSIONARY FOR THE LIBERAL ARTS

Karin Fischer, The Chronicle of Higher Education & The International New York Times
August 29, 2014

A piece on faculty member David Levine's experimental opera project:
BLAME IT ON THE REFRAIN? THE MILLI VANILLI OPERA IS FINALLY HAPPENING

Richy Rosario, Observer
August 1, 2014    

A profile of Leon Botstein, President of Bard College:
TÖNE EINER VERSCHWUNDENEN WELT

Jonathan Scheiner, Jüdische Allgemeine
July 3, 2014

Faculty member Bruno Macaes on the future of the EU: 
DIE POLITISCHE UNION, EIN RAUM DER KOMMUNIKATION
Bruno Maçães (faculty member), Der Tagesspiegel
May 27, 2014

Bard College Berlin featured in diplomatic magazine: 
FÜHRUNG DURCH DAS BARD COLLEGE BERLIN (PDF)

Diplomatisches Magazin
May 2014

Faculty member Irit Dekel featured in an article on Berlin’s Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe:
THE HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL THAT BECAME A REFUGE FOR DRUNKS AND SUNBATHERS
Avner Shapira, Haaretz
April 28, 2014

Faculty member Laura Scuriatti featured in an article on Berlin's cultural offerings for foreign students:
BREAK IN BERLIN: STUDENTS ENJOY "COMPARATIVE MODERNISM" COURSE

The Brown Daily Herald
April 4, 2014

A report on Timothy Snyder's keynote at the Annual Conference 2014:
EUROPA AM SCHEIDEWEG

Tim Caspar Boehme, taz
April 1, 2014

A report on Timothy Snyder's keynote at the Annual Conference 2014:
WESSEN BLUT AUF WESSEN BODEN?

Jens Bisky, Süddeutsche
March 31, 2014

A report on Timothy Snyder's keynote at the Annual Conference 2014:
US-HISTORIKER TIMOTHY SNYDER KRITISIERT MEDIEN WEGEN UKRAINE

Claudia von Salzen, Der Tagesspiegel
March 29, 2014

Faculty member Aya Soika featured in a review of two Emil Nolde exhibitions:
«DER FÜHRER IST GROß UND EDEL»: EMIL NOLDE UND DIE NAZIS

Süddeutsche Zeitung
March 2, 2014

A piece on faculty member David Levine's experimental opera project:
TOGETHER WE ARE NONE

Mike Thomsen, The New Inquiry
January 30, 2014

A piece on faculty member David Levine's experimental opera project:
DO OPERA SINGERS LIP-SYNC? BACKSTAGE WITH MILLI VANILLI—THE WAGNERIAN VERSION

Andrew Russeth, Observer
January 28, 2014    

A piece on faculty member David Levine's experimental opera project:
GIRL YOU KNOW IT’S TRUE! AN OPERA INSPIRED BY MILLI VANILLI IS SET FOR BROOKLYN RUN

Allan Kozinn, The New York Times
January 14, 2014

Former Rector and Provost Thomas Rommel pleads for a liberal arts education: 
HABEN GEISTESWISSENSCHAFTEN NOCH ZUKUNFT? STUDIERT WIE OBAMA!

Thomas Rommel, Der Tagesspiegel
September 23rd, 2013

Faculty member Aya Soika consulted in an article on a case of art forgery: 
BELTRACCHI, GRAND FAUSSAIRE DU XXIE SIÈCLE : UN FAUX AIR DE GÉNIE

Lorraine Rossignol, Télérama
August 10, 2013

An interview with faculty member David Levine: 
ACT NATURAL

Dan Fox, Frieze
June/August 2013

Faculty member Aya Soika consulted in a piece on art forgery:
NUN ROLLT DIE KLAGEWELLE

Stefan Koldehoff and Tobias Timm, Die Zeit
June 13, 2013

A feature on the Annual Conference 2013:
DER VERWALTUNGSMASSENMÖRDER

Sonja Vogel, taz 
May 21st, 2013

Former Rector and Provost Thomas Rommel interviewed on plagiarism:
HIGH-PROFILE PLAGIARISM PROMPTS SOUL-SEARCHING IN GERMAN UNIVERSITIES
Paul Hockenos, The Chronicle of Higher Education
February 25, 2013

Faculty member Laura Scuriatti on teaching at Bard College Berlin:
FROM WHERE I SIT - BLESSED WITH INTELLECTUAL ROOTS
 (Laura Scuriatti)
Times Higher Education
October 11, 2012

A feature on faculty member David Levine's production "Habit":
CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE

Anna Altman, The New Yorker
September 28, 2012

A review of faculty member David Levine's production "Habit": 
DAVID LEVINE’S ‘HABIT’: A PLAY, AN ENVIRONMENT, A SOCIAL COMMENTARY

Joseph Cermatori, Capital New York
September 28, 2012

A review of faculty member David Levine's production "Habit": 
YOU HAVE A ROLE IN THIS PLAY: PEEPING TOM

Ben Brantley, The New York Times
September 23, 2012

Faculty member Aya Soika featured in a piece on art forgery:
DAS AUGE DES KUNSTHISTORIKERS

Christiane Fricke, Handelsblatt
February 14, 2012

Faculty member Aya Soika on a recently-discovered painting by Max Pechstein: 
MIT MIKROSKALPELL UND LUPENBRILLE

Aya Soika, Die Zeit
January 31, 2012

A piece on the catalogue of works by Max Pechstein put together by faculty member Aya Soika:
DER GANZE PECHSTEIN

Stefan Koldehoff, Die Welt
December 18, 2011

The European College of Liberal Arts becomes a part of Bard College:
BARD RECEIVES GIFT OF BERLIN LIBERAL ARTS UNIVERSITY

The Observer
December 12, 2011

Faculty member Aya Soika featured in a piece on the auctioning of Pechstein paintings:
NOCH EIN BILD DAZU

Tobias Timm, Die Zeit
December 10, 2011

Feature on the college and its approach to the liberal arts in a Brasilian newspaper:
ARTES LIBERAIS

Carolina Vila-Nova, Folha de Sao Paolo
July 18, 2011

A review of faculty member David Levine's production "Habit": 
LUMINATO: DAVID LEVINE'S HABIT

Murray Whyte, Toronto Star
June 15, 2011

A feature on the college's approach to the liberal arts:
IS PRODUCING CRITICALLY-MINDED CITIZENS A LUXURY WE CAN'T AFFORD?

Derek Scally (The Irish Times)
June 13, 2011

Radio feature on the college's uniqueness in the German educational landscape:
STUDIUM GENERALE DER GEISTESWISSENSCHAFTEN

(audio)
Dana Sindermann (Deutschlandradio Kultur)
November 17, 2010

Faculty member Aya Soika consulted in a piece investigating art forgery in Germany:
FÄLSCHUNGS-SKANDAL ERSCHÜTTERT KUNSTSZENE

Stefan Koldehoff, Die Welt
September 4, 2010

A feature on the college's educational mission in the Danish media:
DET BERLINSKE ATHEN
 (PDF)
Jesper Vind Jensen (Weekendavisen)
January 22, 2010
(English Translation)

An interview with former Co-Dean Peter Hajnal on the college's approach to the liberal arts:
WERTSCHÖPFUNG ALS LERNZIEL

Marc Hasse, Die Zeit
December 3, 2009

A review of faculty member David Levine's project "Hopeful":
KEEPING THE HOPE

Kari Rittenbach, Art in America
July 8, 2009

A feature on faculty member David Levine's project "Venice Saved: A Seminar":
SPRING GUIDE: DAVID LEVINE MESSES WITH IMPERFECTION IN 
VENICE SAVED: A SEMINAR
Alexis Soloski, Village Voice
March 18, 2009

A feature on the college's introduction of the first BA program:
NEW APPROACH TO LIBERAL STUDIES
 
University World News 
March 15, 2009

A feature on the college's introduction of the first BA program:
FIRST B.A. IN VALUE STUDIES USES NOVEL APPROACH TO ENGAGE FUTURE LEADERS

Young Germany
March 5, 2009

Radio feature on the college's approach to the liberal arts:
STUDIEREN IM SCHONRAUM: DAS EUROPEAN COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS 
 (transcript & audio)
Dana Sindermann  (Deutschlandfunk CAMPUS & KARRIERE) 
November 26, 2008

A review of faculty member David Levine's production "Bauerntheater": 
AN ACTOR OUT STANDING IN HIS FIELD

Sally McGrane, The New York Times
May 20, 2007

A feature on the college's distinctive approach to the liberal arts:
BERLIN'S STURDIEST IVORY TOWER

Expatica
June 18, 2004

The college is featured in a piece on private universities in Germany:
STUDENTEN BEGEISTERN SICH FÜR PRIVAT-UNIS

Regina Köhler (Berliner Morgenpost)
January 5, 2004

The college is featured in a piece on private universities in Germany:
DIE STADT DER ELITE-UNIS

Regina Köhler (Die Welt)
January 4, 2004

A feature on the academic and social life at the college:
TRAUMHAFT STUDIEREN - FÜR 5000 EURO GEBÜHR IM TRIMESTER

Constance Frey (Der Tagesspiegel) 
December 10, 2003

A portrait of the college's former Dean Erika Kiss:
SIE WILL ES WISSEN

Esther Kogelboom (Der Tagesspiegel)
June 9, 2003

The founding of the college is discussed in an interview with three German educational reformers:
"BEGEISTERUNG WECKEN!"

Christine Brinck (Die Zeit)
April 18, 2002

A feature on the college's founding and its educational mission:
"DAS GUTE LEBEN" IM LEHRPLAN
Christine Brinck (Die Zeit)
February 2002

An interview with one of the college's founders, Stephan Gutzeit:
EIN AMERIKANISCHES COLLEGE FÜR "LIBERAL ARTS" IN BERLIN

Die Welt
December 9, 2000

An essay on the college's founding and its liberal arts mission:
HUMBOLDT KEHRT AUS AMERIKA HEIM

Christine Brinck (Die Welt)
July 3, 2000

A feature on the college's founding:
EUROPEAN COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS: VORBILDER SIND DIE AMERIKANISCHEN UNIVERSITÄTEN STANFORD UND HARVARD - FIRMEN ALS GELDGEBER GESUCHT

Katharina Voss (Der Tagesspiegel)
June 26, 2000

An article on the college's founding and its novel presence in the German educational landscape:
DAS COLLEGE IM KOPF

Sabine Etzold (Die Zeit)
September 30, 1999