Touro College Berlin

Private

Berlin

Germany

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Named after Jewish community leaders Judah and Isaac Touro , Touro College was chartered by New York State in 1970. established primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American community. It is an independent institution of higher and professional education.

The Berlin College , on the "Campus Am Rupenhorn", †is a historical mansion overlooking the Havel river. The remarkable history of the house reflects the fate of Berlinís Jews under the Nazi regime and of postwar life in the city under the Allied occupation. The college provides a setting comprising a beautiful mansions surrounded by gardens and trees, in an elegant residential area close to the waterside, yet only 20 minutes from the busy city centre. The college offers students a diverse, multi-cultural, international educational experience that is recognized in both the USA and Germany.

The school focuses on small class sizes, individualised attention, and a strong learning community that focuses on critical inquiry and global perspectives. Student satisfaction levels (as reflected by instructor evaluations) are much higher than usual at public and private German universities. Touro Berlin scored 4.4 on a scale from 1 to 5. This compares to an average of 3.8 at public and 4.3 at private universities>

Touro College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and New York State Department of Education., and was was granted institutional accreditation by the 'Wissenschaftsrat' on November 9, 2012 and has state-recognition status in Germany ("staatlich anerkannte Hochschule")

Courses offered through English