Touro College Berlin celebrates 14th Graduation at Berliner Rathaus


For the fourteenth time, Touro College Berlin awarded practice-oriented Bachelor and Master degrees. Rector Sara Nachama sent off the graduating cohort together with a fare number of guests of honor at the Berlin City Hall in Berlin-Mitte on Wednesday, June 12. Sara Nachama said: I am very proud of our college where students from [...]

Germany’s First Lady ELKE BÜDENBENDER visits Touro College Berlin


5 June 2019 At the invitation of Rector of Touro College Berlin Sara Nachama, the wife of the German Federal President visited the Jewish-American College on Campus Am Rupenhorn – close to Heerstraße. Mrs. Büdenbender was very particularly interested in the Master’s program Holocaust Communication and Tolerance, which is unique in Germany, and its [...]

Auschwitz-Survivor Stanisław Zalewski Visits Touro College Berlin


On 29 November 2018, more than 60 students and guests attended a talk with Auschwitz-survivor Stanisław Zalewski from Warsaw. The 94-year-old Zalewski was arrested by Gestapo in Warsaw in 1943 and, after torture in the Pawiak prison, deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau. After one month at this extermination camp he was transported first to Mauthausen and later [...]

Rector Sara Nachama Welcomes Students From Jewish High School Moses Mendelssohn


It has become a nice tradition: a visit by 11th graders from “Jüdisches Gymnasium Moses Mendelssohn” in Berlin-Mitte to help clarify their study options after finishing high school. After being welcomed by Office Manager Momme Wachsen and given a short campus tour including the two libraries, the students were invited to attend two classes for [...]

Challenges and Opportunities – Towards 15 years of Touro College Berlin


"In 2001, Sara Nachama was first introduced to Dr. Bernard Lander, of blessed memory, in New York. He was about to relinquish one of his most treasured projects. He had dreamt of establishing a Touro campus in Berlin, the capital of Germany since its reunifcation. But due to German bureaucracy and the lack of on-site [...]

DFG-funded Young Scholars Network on Culture, Media Uses, and Media Effects


Touro College Berlin is hosting the YOUNG SCHOLARS NETWORK on Culture, media uses, and media effects. The network comprises 16 international scholars that have a special interest in research at the interstices of culture and the media. The network will be directed by Professor of Psychology Özen Odag who is the main initiator of the [...]