The dynamic German capital is one of the most popular destinations to study for international students.
Berlin is the second largest city in the EU, with a thriving business scene offering a range of job opportunities to young professionals and graduates. In addition to its rich cultural and political history, it is now becoming famous for its wealth of flourishing tech companies and a growing number of successful entrepreneurs.
Germany is the most popular option for international students looking to study in Europe.^ It is recognised for its high-quality education and you can experience this with GISMA.
^According to statistics and data from ICEF monitor.
Discover the campus
Our Berlin campus boasts modern facilities and is located in the city centre, with great access to shops, restaurants, nightlife, museums and other attractions.
The new campus is located in the heart of Berlin, close to some of the key players in the corporate world including Sony, Deutsche Bahn, the Axel Springer Media Group and Daimler, to name a few.
Berlin itself is found in the northeast of Germany, between two rivers: the Spree and the Havel. Almost a third of the city is made up of green space, with plenty of public parks and gardens available.
The city has a complex and extremely efficient public transport network, with long-distance rail lines connecting Berlin with other major cities (even other countries) and two international airports.
GISMA's Berlin campus is located in the city centre, easily reachable via public transport and with many attractions and places to eat nearby.
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Close public transport links include the bus stop Varian-Fry-Straße: 100, 200, M48, M85. The M85 bus goes straight from Berlin Central Station to the campus. The Metrobus M41 stops at the bus stop Abgeordnetenhaus, three minutes walking distance from the campus.
There are also the following underground and overground train stops within six minutes’ walk from the campus:
We have estimated the cost of living as a student in Berlin. In this vibrant city, living expenses are generally lower than in other places in Germany. Please note that these are average estimates only – your experiences may vary.
|Expenses||Estimated amount per month|
|Rent||€500 - €600|
|Food||€200 - €300|
|Books||€20 - €40|
|Public transportation||€75 - €80|
|Telephone, internet||€40- €60|
|Health (health insurance, medication, consultations)||€45- €55|
|Total Cost of Living||€850 - €1250|
*GISMA created this table for you to have a reference based on our experience and students feedback.
The bustling city of Berlin is home to plenty of attractions. Some of these include:
Berlin's calendar is full of cultural events and seasonal festivals: