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Europe's spunkiest city and a hotbed for entrepreneurial activity.

Because of the vibrant, youthful energy, relative low cost of living, and great infrastructure, Berlin has attracted entrepreneurs and futurists who have innovated in the finance, tech, and biotech spaces in particular.

Ella Needler, iX Berlin 2019
Washington University in St Louis 2021
"I quickly felt at home in Berlin - the city that welcomes everyone and everything. I came to love the street markets in Mauerpark, the Vietnamese food in Kreuzberg, the little shops in Hackescher Markt, and the graffiti all around. The ordered chaos of Berlin was exactly what I wanted for my summer, and thanks to iXperience I was able to experience something new and unexpected."

Travel with purpose.

Our for-credit Global Studies curriculum—which all students take during the first week—will expand your perspective and give you unforgettable memories.
History and Context

Get essential information about the city you're living in, including the major events that led to the present moment.

Discover a complex and often dark history.

Cultural Field Trips

Bring your classroom learning to life through iX-sponsored excursions to points of cultural intrigue in the city.

Experience world-class museums and art galleries.

Talk with us

Our course advisors are experts at helping you craft the perfect summer.

Find a time

What to look forward to after class.

We encourage you to explore these wonders on your own. You'll be hard-pressed to do it all!
Art

Ablaze with art.

Street art and world-class collections make Berlin a thriving hub for art and creativity. Delve into the deeper meaning of graffiti, tour one of the 440 galleries, or 150 museums – many of which are open to students at little to no cost.

History

A historic hotbed.

Rebuilt after World War II and split in two by the Cold War, Berlin occupies one of the most critical and controversial spaces in history. Explore a nuclear bunker, the Holocaust Memorial, Berlin Wall, or visit a German concentration camp near the city.

Low-cost living

European living for less.

Despite its size and capital status, Berlin remains one of the least expensive European cities to live in. In fact, compared to New York or London, Berlin is said to be five times less expensive.

Music

Music around every corner.

Berlin is known for its deep house and techno scene, but you don’t have to head underground. Pop up concerts and street buskers draw the crowds to public parks where smoke can be seen billowing from the many BBQs that take place during summer.

Travel

Easy Europe exploration.

Berlin’s central location means that exploring neighboring European cities couldn’t be easier. Flights to Europe can be found for as little as 50 Euros, while Prague is 5 hours away by car, Krakow is 6, and Warsaw 5.5.

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Take a tour of your new home.

Our world-class operations will keep you safe while abroad, so you can focus on exploring.
Community-style living
Super modern dorm-style living with three other iX students in a vibrant, central, and fun part of Berlin.
Build community in beautiful common areas: rec rooms, libraries and lounges.
Seamless infrastructure
Rest easy knowing you're in one of the top-20 safest cities in the world, with world-class hospitals and infrastructure.
Enjoy some of the best public transportation in Europe, and bike-friendly roads and parks.
Beauty in the unexpected
Explore world-renowned museums and architecture in the art and design capital of the world.
Open your mind to every culture and sub-culture imaginable.
Cost of living
Access to other countries
Access to nature
Music scene

Earn credit while you learn and intern.

You'll earn a transcript from our academic sponsor in Berlin, the University of Virginia, which you could transfer to your degree, or use for grad school applications.

A top-ranked American research university.

More about the credits from UVA.

Course-internship blended programs
in Berlin.

Learn and intern for six weeks abroad.

Dates and availability for Berlin.

iX Abroad Program

Session 1
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Applications closed for 2020

Session 2
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Applications closed for 2020

How the Abroad program works

Applications to iX Abroad programs are closed for Summer 2020.

Check out our remote progams instead!
More about iX Remote