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Katholisches Schulzentrum Edith Stein
Katholisches Schulzentrum Edith Stein

On the afternoon of Friday, April 13, 2018, American Academy president Michael P. Steinberg visited the Katholisches Schulzentrum Edith Stein, a Catholic school run by the Erzbistum Berlin. Steinberg spoke to high-school students about race and race relations in the United States, including the history…

Alumni Seminar In New York
Alumni Seminar in New York

On the afternoon of April 5, 2018, the American Academy in Berlin held an alumni seminar in New York City at The New School for Social Research entitled "The New Populisms and Nationalisms: Transatlantic Perspectives." Created in collaboration with The New School, the seminar was…

The Spring 2018 Program
The Spring 2018 Program

This spring offers a range of timely lecture topics at the American Academy in Berlin, from populism and democracy to white supremacy in the Trump era, from the terror of flirtation to the humanities in an age of disenchantment. Download the Academy's spring 2018 program…

We must fight for transatlantic institutions like the American Academy in Berlin, which forges and preserves the bonds that help keep the free world vibrant, safe, and decent. - Roger Cohen, New York Times columnist and American Academy alumnus

I found my time at the American Academy to be an enormously rich intellectual experience. - Thomas Friedman

The American Academy in Berlin, located directly on Lake Wannsee, resides in one of the most beautiful properties in Berlin and organizes some of the most interesting events in the German capital. - Cicero Magazine

The American Academy in Berlin is the world's most important center for American intellectual life outside the United States.  Der Spiegel

Transatlantic partnership at a high intellectual level, in the style of mutual respect.
— Süddeutsche Zeitung​

Given the temper of our times, the Academy’s role is more important in 2017 than even my husband might have imagined in 1994. — Kati Marton, Author and Journalist

It is difficult to imagine a more inspirational, daring, and rewarding place to engage the mind than the salon on the Wannsee. — The Washington Post

A convivial setting for interaction with colleagues in different disciplines who draw one another out in ways that cannot be foreseen. — Hal Foster, Princeton University

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