Fascinating Berlin

Brandenburger Tor
Between world politics and street art – discover one of the world’s most exciting cities.


Think tanks in Berlin

Among the countries with the highest number of think tanks, Germany ranks sixth with 218 policy institutes. These are the ones you should know.
Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art in Berlin
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“Berlin is a gallery”

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Quick facts
state universities

form the mainstay of Berlin as a higher education centre.

excellence clusters

at Berlin universities are being funded as part of the Excellence Strategy of the Federal Government and the German states.

state higher education institutions

and two denominational colleges are based in Berlin.

private higher education institutions

offer state-recognised qualifications.


are enrolled at higher education institutions in Berlin. One in five come from outside Germany.

Where you meet celebrities

These cafés and bars in Berlin are popular not only with artists and Hollywood stars, but also leading politicians and business magnates. The five best locations.

Berlin is top

Berlin comes second in Europe and fourth worldwide in a recent city ranking for startup professionals