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  • Berlin - Official guide to the history, people, and places of Berlin. Government, business, and tourist information. (German/English)
  • Senate Department for Urban Development - Details of building projects, traffic information, city walks and environmental concerns.


  • Berlin Brandenburg International School - Educational facility information on admissions and programs toward graduation and certification for children 4 to 18.
  • English Language Teachers' Association of Berlin-Brandenburg - A non-profit organization providing a forum where teachers of English can exchange ideas and information and keep up with current materials and methods.
  • Fletcher & Friends GmbH & Co. KG - Explains the philosophy, the programs and daily activities of an alternative way to learn English and German through music, theatre, sports and excursions for children between the ages of 6 and 17.
  • Goethe Institute Berlin - The Berlin branch of the Goethe Institute offers all levels of German language instruction (from beginner to professional) as well as information seminars and many other cultural activities.
  • Hartnackschule Berlin - Foreign language school offering courses in German, English and Spanish.
  • IFS Berlin - Offers tailor-made language programmes for diplomats designed to suit their day-to-day needs.

Society and Culture

  • Art of Manfred Niepel - Site showcasing the paintings of berlin artist Manfred Niepel
  • Berlin Guide - A Collaborative Guide to Berlin. Bar and restaurant reviews, advice, things to see and do.


  • The Bauhaus Museum of Design - The permanent presentation shows examples from all the fields of the Bauhaus such as architecture, art, classes, stage, and workshops.
  • The Berlin Museum Island - Declared World Heritage in March 2000, the Berlin Museum Island is the world's most diverse and coherent museum structure. It is also a treasure of 19th-century architecture. The Island is currently undergoing refurbishment due to its previous neglect under the East German Communist regime.
  • Bröhan Museum of Art Deco, Art Nouveau and Functionalism - Specializes in Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Functionalism (1889-1939) of international provenance. The collection has two areas of primary interest: decorative arts and painting.
  • City Museum of Berlin: Various Collections - This website contains information about all the museums belonging to the City Museum Foundation: The Märkische Museum, Nikolai Church, Ephraim Palace, Knoblauch Residence, The Childhood and Youth Collection (formerly German School Museum), Gallows House Museum, Dahlem Agricultural Facilities, Medieval Düppel Village, Berlin Museum of Sports, The Hairdressing and Barber Museum, Berlin Crafts Museum, Friedrichsfelde Palace, Grünau Museum of Water Sports. Detailed descriptions and opening times.
  • Georg Kolbe Museum of Figurative Sculpture - Georg-Kolbe-Museum is located in the studio-building of the sculptor Georg Kolbe (1877-1947) in Berlin-Westend. The museum contains collections of figurative sculptures of the 20th century.
  • Hamburger Bahnhof - "Museum for the Present" - On 8000 sqm, the former railway station houses the Berlin's most important collection of contemporary art. One wing of the building is devoted to Joseph Beuys, another houses private collector Erich Marx's exhibition of Andy Warhol, Cy Twombly, Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein, Anselm Kiefer and Joseph Beuys.
  • Käthe Kollwitz Museum Berlin - Founded in 1986 by the art dealer, collector and artist Hans Pels-Leusden, the Käthe Kollwitz Museum is home to a permanent collection of the works of graphic artist and sculptor Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945).
  • Museum for Pre- and Early History - Covers the prehistoric cultures of Europe and the Ancient Near East from their beginnings down through the Middle Ages. Information for visitors; events and publications.
  • Museum of Applied Art - The museum of Applied Art in Berlin possesses one of the world's major collections of European applied art, ranging from post-antiquity to the present and including silks, costumes, tapestries, as well as works in gold, enamel and porcelain.
  • Museum of Ethnology, Berlin-Dahlem - With a total of 500,000 objects and large numbers of sound recordings, documentary photographs and films, the Museum of Ethnology collects, preserves and researches cultural products of pre-industrial societies. Special permanent collection cover Africa, American archaeology, American ethnology, the Islamic Orient, Asia, the South Seas and Australia, as well as the ethnology of music.
  • Museum of European Cultures - The Museum of Ethnography in Berlin collects and preserves objects of popular culture from the sixteenth century to the present. Established in June 1999 it embraces the merged collections of the Museum of Folklore and the European holdings in the Museum of Ethnology in Berlin.
  • Museum of Musical Instruments, Berlin - Information about collections and opening hours and some of the 3000 exhibits ranging from Stradivari and Amati to Wurlitzer and Ruckers.
  • Schinkel Museum - Friedrichswerder Church - Collection of early 19th century sculptures in the Friedrichswerder Church in Berlin-Mitte.
  • Vitra Design Museum Berlin - Housed in a former industrial building complex, the Vitra Design Museum provides an innovative forum for design and architecture. English-language information on collections, exhibitions and details for visitors.

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