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James Comey Book Presentation
James Comey Book Presentation

On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, former director of the FBI James Comey joined DIE ZEIT’s investigative desk chief Holger Stark at Kino International for a conversation about Comey’s new book, A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership (MacMillan), which was released in German as Großer…

John McCain Receives The 2018 Henry A. Kissinger Prize
John McCain Receives the 2018 Henry A. Kissinger Prize

BERLIN—May 3, 2018—The American Academy in Berlin has awarded the 2018 Henry A. Kissinger Prize to United States Senator John McCain (R-AZ). The prize was privately bestowed, and there will be no award ceremony. The prize, which is awarded annually to a renowned figure in…

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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