Barbara Schneider-Kempf
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Berlin State Library)

Brain City Berlin

Brain City Berlin Ambassador: Barbara Schneider-Kempf (Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Berlin State Library))


Director General of the Berlin State Library




How long have you lived in Berlin?

Since 1991.


Why did you choose Berlin?

Because I wanted to help shape the new Berlin - with the state library as its center for intellectual literature!


What excites you about Berlin?

Research and culture in Berlin - rich tradition, inspiring present and promising future.


What are your private interests and hobbies?

Modern art, architecture and classical music.


What is your personal message for Berlin as a center for science?

Scientists of the world, come to Berlin and do research at this library: the Berlin State Library!