The 2022-23 Berlin Prize FellowsThe American Academy has granted fellowships for fall 2022 and spring 2023 to twenty outstanding American scholars, writers, composers, and artists.Nina von Maltzahn (1941-2022)The American Academy mourns the passing of Nina von Maltzahn -- longtime trustee, friend, advisor, and one of its most generous supporters. The 2021-22 Berlin JournalThe 2021-22 Berlin Journal features a range of essays, stories, and artwork by this year's class of fellows. Happy reading! The Deutsche Bank Fellowship in Music CompositionThe American Academy in Berlin and Deutsche Bank are proud to announce the establishment of The Deutsche Bank Fellowship in Music Composition.The Spring 2022 ProgramDownload the spring 2022 program, featuring topics from the future of lithium to EU-China relations to the forever pandemic of global tobacco. Remembering Madeleine Albright (1937−2022)The American Academy in Berlin mourns the passing of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.The 2021 Henry A. Kissinger PrizeThe 2021 Henry A. Kissinger Prize has been awarded to General James N. Mattis, twenty-sixth U.S. Secretary of Defense. The Fall 2021 ProgramDownload the fall 2021 program, featuring topics from the future of money to Merkel's legacy to America's first drag queen. The 2021-22 Berlin Prize FellowsThe American Academy has granted fellowships for fall 2021 and spring 2022 to twenty-two outstanding American scholars, writers, composers, and artists.The Spring 2021 ProgramJoin us this spring for a new series of engaging lectures by our residential (and virtual) fellows and Distinguished Visitors. Download the spring 2021 program. The 2020-21 Berlin JournalThe 2020-21 Berlin Journal features articles, essays, fiction, and drawings by Academy fellows and guests, with a focus section on race, power, and empire. Remembering Vartan Gregorian (1934-2021)The trustees and staff of the American Academy in Berlin mourn the passing of our friend and colleague Vartan Gregorian.Next GenerationWhat was like to be the first black person at an all-white private school in the American South? In this…Remembering George P. Shultz (1920-2021)The American Academy in Berlin mourns the passing and celebrates the life of longtime friend and supporter George P. Shultz.The Fall 2020 ProgramThe fall 2020 program features talks on the presidential election, US diplomacy, and an array of topics in the arts and humanities.