German Courses in Summer College Berlin

Information about Berlin

The old and new capital of Germany with its 3.5 million inhabitants is the biggest city in the country. Located in northeastern Germany, it is the center of the Berlin/Brandenburg Metropolitan Region.

Berlin has always been the scene of great historical moments, the Berlin Wall that divided the city, the abdication of the emperor and the proclamation of the republic.Berlin is home to renowned universities, research institutes, orchestras, museums, and celebrities, as well as host of many sporting events.

The Reichstag (Platz der Republik), is one of the most famous and important sightseeing in Berlin. From the glass dome you can enjoy a wonderful view over Berlin. The city landmark, the Brandenburg Gate represents a symbol of German unity.

The Fernsehturm (TV tower) at Alexanderplatz in Mitte is among the tallest structures in the European Union at 368 meters. Built in 1969, it is visible throughout most of the central districts of Berlin.

Berlin is noted for its numerous cultural institutions, many of which enjoy international reputation. Berlin is an important center in the European and German film industry. Berlinale - Berlin Film Festival, founded in 1951, celebrated annually in February since 1978 is the largest publicly attended film festival in the world. Its worth to come to Berlin and learn German here!