Berlin – a science and research metropolis

Packed with researchers, diversity and excellence: thanks to its many universities and independent research institutes, Berlin offers the ideal conditions for research at the highest level.

As well as offering optimum conditions for research and a research atmosphere open to partnerships, the German capital also impresses scientists with the range of cultural and leisure activities on offer: Berlin is a place people love to live in.

At Brain City Berlin, we provide an overview of the science hub Berlin, offer insights into the latest research issues and news from the Berlin science scene and introduce you to our ambassadors.

The Brain City Berlin campaign and its ambassadors

Our ambassadors represent the city as a science hub and share their research experiences in Berlin with scientists around the world.

Successful Scientists
Guest contribution by the FOM University in Berlin: Digital transformation in the financial sector

Prof. Dr. Nick Dimler introduces the practice-oriented teaching at the FOM University in Berlin, "FinTechs" and "Behavioral Finance".

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The Brain City Berlin Ambassadors

The Brain City campaign thrives on its ambassadors. Young talents and established researchers share their inspiring stories about working and living in Berlin.

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Science Facilities
The Diverse Scientific Landscape Of Berlin

The science hub of Berlin is interdisciplinary, interactive and international. Over 40 universities and more than 70 non-university institutions are doing research in Germany's capital. Berlin's attractiveness for both teachers and students worldwide quickly becomes clear when looking at the scientific landscape.


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Scientific events
Summer Schools: Register now!

A dozen science institutes in Berlin start their summer school programs at universities and academies. Summer schools offer a broad range of courses that are mainly aimed at international students and take place twice a year during the semester breaks.

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Scientific News
Berlin Stories Journal – Science News From Berlin

Get insights and news about the German science capital in our Berlin Stories Journal. Here, we cover success stories, exciting news, valuable cooperations and innovations that happen between Berlin's academies, research institutes and companies.

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