Touro College Berlin

Introduction

About Touro College

Touro College was founded in New York City in 1970 by Dr. Bernard Lander as a Liberal Arts college. Since the 1970’s, the expansion of the college has reached California, Nevada, Israel, Russia, and Germany.

In 2001, Dr. Lander asked Sara Nachama to work together and establish Touro College in Berlin. The decision to choose Germany’s capital as the new campus for Touro College was based on the college’s profound Jewish history and the unification of communities in Berlin. In the Fall Semester 2003, Touro Berlin opened with a class of 18 students studying the Bachelors in International Business program which eventually became the Bachelors in Business Management degree.

In 2005, Dr. Lander was inspired by a visit to the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin and wanted to set up a Holocaust Institute at Touro. The Lander Institute for Communication and Tolerance was established on the Touro College Berlin campus in 2006. In the fall semester 2007, the department welcomed its teaching staff for the Masters in Holocaust Communication program. The MBA program was introduced shortly after in 2010 and the Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology was established in 2013.

At Touro College Berlin, we aim to bridge the gap between American and German academic systems and create a multicultural environment that is conducive to learning.

Mission Statement

Touro College is an independent institution dedicated to transmit and perpetuate the Jewish heritage, as well as to serve the general community in keeping with their commitment to intellectual inquiry, the transmission of knowledge, social justice, and service to society.

Touro College Berlin offers undergraduate and graduate programs in business management, psychology, and Holocaust studies. These programs serve diverse components of the Touro community and the larger society, especially those who have been underserved in the past. Touro Berlin is a college where students are prepared for the professional world and are given the courage and tools needed to embark on a successful career.

We strive to provide the unique opportunity for an international education entirely in the English language on our picturesque Berlin campus. At Touro, our mission and vision are driven by our international, American, and Jewish values. We embrace students from all over the globe and strive to provide high-quality learning.

Our History – Campus “Am Rupenhorn”

Our campus is situated in the charming Charlottenburg district of Berlin. Touro College Berlin was established in 2003 in a historic Bauhaus villa with a profound history. The home of our campus originally belonged to the Lindemann family and was designed by German architect Bruno Paul. When the Nazis seized power in the 1930’s, the Lindemann home at Am Rupenhorn became the official residence of Hanns Kerrl, the Reichskirchsminister (The Reich’s Church Minister). When the war ended in 1945, the house was handed over to Allied Forces and was used as a learning center for the British Military in the years following the war. Eventually, it was handed back to the Berlin government and was used as a pedagogical and educational center in the 1950’s. The campus was acquired by Touro College in 2003 with a class of just 18 students in the first Bachelors in Business program.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

BA

BA in Psychology

Campus 4 years October 2019 Germany Berlin

This comprehensive Bachelor’s program provides education on several aspects of psychology including social, abnormal, cross-cultural, clinical and industrial. The degree will offer students a solid foundation for future study or to advance into a career in the field. [+]

This comprehensive Bachelor’s program provides education on several aspects of psychology including social, abnormal, cross-cultural, clinical and industrial. The degree will offer students a solid foundation for future study or to advance into a career in the field.

The American psychology program focuses on understanding human behavior and the way we think. This degree includes a required completion of general education studies including classes on history, political science, philosophy, literature, or business.

A general education not only contributes to the growth of a cultivated, well-rounded and well-informed human being, it also provides a strong foundation for further education and career advancement opportunities. A broad education offers you full access to a Master’s degree within the American university system.... [-]


BA in Psychology (German Degree)

Campus 3 years October 2019 Germany Berlin

The goals and the career paths of the three-year German psychology program are comparable to those of the American program. The curriculum follows an extensive sequence of psychology courses with small additional components of elective and general education courses. [+]

The goals and the career paths of the three-year German psychology program are comparable to those of the American program. The curriculum follows an extensive sequence of psychology courses with small additional components of elective and general education courses. With the diversity of courses and focus on intercultural psychology and soft skills, we are uniquely positioned among undergraduate psychology programs in Germany. Even though this is a German degree track, the language of instruction is English.

The German degree delivers the general requirements for further studies in German Master’s programs in psychology – the so-called Anschlussfähigkeit – which include Psychologisches Grundlagenwissen und seine Anwendung in Forschung und Praxis (140 Credit Points), Grundlagen wissenschaftlichen Arbeitens (15 Credit Points) Nichtpsychologischem Wissen zu kultur- und zivilisationstheoretischen Grundlagen (25 Credit Points).... [-]


BSc

BSc in Business Administration and Management

Campus 4 years October 2019 Germany Berlin

The program provides a broad understanding of core business principles with the option to choose a concentration in the following areas: Marketing, Management, Finance or Managerial Economics. [+]

The program provides a broad understanding of core business principles with the option to choose a concentration in the following areas: Marketing, Management, Finance or Managerial Economics.

The American Bachelor of Science degree can be completed in up to eight semesters. Students must complete a minimum of 120 American college credits (40 courses).

The management programs aim to develop leadership skills and to expose students to the tools used in the business world. With a strong focus on communication, cultural fluency and decision-making in diverse environments, the programs qualify for management careers in organizations with global ties. These can be large multinational organizations, but also start-ups and small- and medium-sized organizations with a need for cross-border perspectives.... [-]


BSc in Management

Campus 3 years October 2019 Germany Berlin

The program provides a broad understanding of core business principles with the option to choose a concentration in the following areas: Marketing, Management, Finance or Managerial Economics. [+]

The program provides a broad understanding of core business principles with the option to choose a concentration in the following areas: Marketing, Management, Finance or Managerial Economics. The management programs aim to develop leadership skills and to expose students to the tools used in the business world. With a strong focus on communication, cultural fluency and decision-making in diverse environments, the programs qualify for management careers in organizations with global ties. These can be large multinational organizations, but also start-ups and small- and medium-sized organizations with a need for cross-border perspectives.

Key Information Program Start Date: Fall or Spring semester Duration: 3 years Start Dates: Fall Semester: Late August, Spring Semester: February Location: Campus am Rupenhorn Fees: The fee for the German degree track is €4500 per semester. Entry Requirements ... [-]