All private universities in Berlin (Germany) at a glance

Private Universities & Colleges with Headquarters and Campus in Berlin
  • 7Universities
  • 16UAS
  • 1Art school
  • 24Private
 · Last updated 30.06.2023

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In Berlin, there are a total of 3 state universities, 4 state universities of applied sciences, 4 state colleges of art and music, and 25 private colleges. Of these 25 private colleges, 7 are universities, 17 are universities of applied sciences and one is a college of art and music. All private universities in Berlin are presented here.

In addition, there are a number of private universities that have campuses in Berlin. For example, the IU International University and the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences, which I will introduce to you below.

All private universities at a glance

We have a total of 24 private universities listed in our database.

  • Berlin, Germany
  • 1280 Students
  • Sports, Psychology, Social Work, Physiotherapy
  • Master of Arts, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Science
  • 9 Degree programs in the directory
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 1324 Students
  • Entrepreneurship, Business Psychology, Communication Sciences, International Management, Business Administration, General Management, Fashion, Sports, Humanities, IT Management, Legal Sciences
  • Master of Science, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, Bachelor of Arts, Staatsexamen
  • 21 Degree programs in the directory
BSP Business & Law School is a private, state-recognised university for management and law based in the historic Siemens Villa in Berlin-Steglitz and with a campus in Hamburg's Hafencity. The school was founded in 2009 by managing director Ilona Renken-Olthoff and, as a family-run business, is c…

University · Private

  • Berlin, Germany
  • 1055 Students
  • General Management, MBA, International Management
  • Bachelor of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science
  • 6 Degree programs in the directory
ESCP Europe, the world's oldest business school (est. 1819), "lives" and actively promotes the European idea with its multi-campus model in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Turin and Warsaw, which has been in place since 1973.The Business School actively shapes the interface between science and practi…
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 1243 Students
  • Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Real Estate Management, Industrial Engineering, Logistics, Engineering Management, Media Management
  • Master of Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Arts
  • 13 Degree programs in the directory
Practical, business-oriented and international - that's us in three words.As an accredited and state-recognised university, we see ourselves as the optimal link between practice-oriented academic studies and the real need for specialists and managers in companies.With lecturers from specialist and m…
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 2145 Students
  • Media Informatics, Art, Communication Sciences, Marketing, Tourism and Event, International Management, Social Work, Media Design, Business Psychology, Finance, Film, Health Management, Entrepreneursh…
  • Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science
  • 47 Degree programs in the directory
Our university offers German- and English-language Bachelor's, Master's and MBA degree programmes with a variety of business and economics specialisations in a central location in Berlin and at our campus in Dresden. The profile is characterised by individual support, project and practical relevanc…
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 911 Students
  • Media Informatics, Film, Media Management, Media Design, Fashion
  • Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts
  • 7 Degree programs in the directory
The Mediadesign University of Applied Sciences is one of the leading universities for media and design in Germany. It trains the next generation in all relevant media fields. The students benefit from the special proximity of the Mediadesign Hochschule to the media market. The Mediadesign Universit…
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 763 Students
  • Medicine, Health Education, Health Management, Occupational Therapy, Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Science
  • 8 Degree programs in the directory
The IB University of Applied Sciences is a state-recognized, private university with its headquarters in Berlin and further study centers in Coburg, Hamburg, Cologne, Mannheim, Munich and Stuttgart. As a university of the Internationaler Bund e.V. (IB), it offers degree programs and academic continu…

UAS · Private

  • Berlin, Germany
  • 125 Students
  • Humanities, General Management, MBA, Psychology
  • Master of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Arts
  • 4 Degree programs in the directory

University · Private

  • Berlin, Germany
  • 651 Students
  • Political Science
  • Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Public Policy, Master of Public Administration
  • 4 Degree programs in the directory
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 1650 Students
  • Health Education, Childhood Education, Psychotherapy, Social Work, Special Education, Human Resources, Health Management, Medicine, IT Management, Psychology
  • Master of Arts, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Science, Bachelor of Science, Staatsexamen
  • 17 Degree programs in the directory
MSB Medical School Berlin is a private, state-recognized university located in Berlin-Wilmersdorf. MSB's philosophy is based on the growing need for qualified professionals in the healthcare market and practically trained young professionals. We offer highly innovative and market-oriented degree pro…
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 290 Students
  • Architecture, Media Design, Marketing, Human Resources, MBA, Data Science & AI
  • Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration
  • 9 Degree programs in the directory
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Art, Psychology, Psychotherapy
  • Master of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Science
  • 5 Degree programs in the directory
Sigmund Freud PrivatUniversität (SFU) is a private university accredited under Austrian law for more than 10 years with branches in Vienna, Linz, Paris, Berlin, Milan, Ljubljana and at Lake Constance. The SFU as a university has the authority for academic education at Bachelor and Master level withi…

University · Private

  • Berlin, Germany
  • 240 Students
  • Humanities, Political Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • 2 Degree programs in the directory
Bard College Berlin is an American-German university offering interdisciplinary B.A. programs in the humanities and social sciences. The language of instruction is English. Students can earn both a German and an American B.A. dual degree.…
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 2207 Students
  • Humanities, Media Design, Journalism, Communication Sciences, Business Psychology, Marketing, Media Management, Data Science & AI
  • Master of Arts, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Science
  • 18 Degree programs in the directory
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 781 Students
  • Social Work, Health Management, Medicine, Health Education, Nursing Science
  • Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science
  • 6 Degree programs in the directory

University · Private

  • Berlin, Germany
  • 458 Students
  • Psychology, Psychotherapy
  • Master of Science, Bachelor of Science
  • 4 Degree programs in the directory
The PHB is a private state-recognized university under non-profit sponsorship. PHB offers first-class teaching in small study and training groups and actively supports students in developing their interests, potential and career prospects.…
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 373 Students
  • General Management, MBA, Business Administration, Data Science & AI
  • Master of Science, Master of Business Administration
  • 4 Degree programs in the directory
ESMT Berlin - European School of Management and Technology, is a Berlin-based international business school founded by 25 leading global companies. ESMT focuses on three main content areas: Leadership and Social Responsibility, European Competitiveness, and Technology Management. The business school…
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 700 Students
  • Psychology, Psychotherapy
  • Bachelor of Science, Master of Science
  • 2 Degree programs in the directory
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 337 Students
  • Childhood Education, Social Work
  • Master of Arts, Bachelor of Arts
  • 3 Degree programs in the directory
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 71 Students
  • Communication Sciences, MBA
  • Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration
  • 2 Degree programs in the directory
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 512 Students
  • Computer Science, Business Administration, Media Design
  • Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts
  • 3 Degree programs in the directory
We are a private state-recognized university of applied sciences located in vibrant Berlin, supported by Germany’s leading startup entrepreneurs. We are where rule-breakers and visionaries converge to redefine learning. At CODE, you’re not just a student; you’re a digital pioneer, crafting…
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 575 Students
  • International Management, Business Administration, Business Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts
  • 4 Degree programs in the directory

Art school · Private

  • Berlin, Germany
  • 73 Students
  • Art
  • Bachelor of Music
  • 1 Degree program in the directory
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 77 Students
  • Business Informatics, Data Science & AI, Business Administration, Communication Sciences
  • Master of Science, Bachelor of Science
  • 4 Degree programs in the directory

Private universities with campus in Berlin

The larger private universities in particular maintain their own campuses in the capital, even if the university's headquarters are located in another federal state. This means that you can also study at one of these universities in Berlin.

Here are some universities that have a campus or major study center in Berlin:

Logo IUIU International University of Applied Sciences: With over 100,000 enrolled students, IU is the largest university in Germany. The university is located in Erfurt/Thuringia, but also operates a campus in Berlin. IU offers a wide range of campus study programs, dual study programs, and distance learning programs. Numerous bachelor's and master's programs are offered in Berlin, for example in international management and digital business.

Logo FreseniusFresenius University of Applied Sciences: Fresenius University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest private universities in Germany. In the winter semester 2019/2020, a total of 12991 students were enrolled at the university. The university offers its degree programs at a total of 10 locations in Germany and the USA. At the Berlin campus, courses such as business administration, media and communications management, and business psychology are offered.

Logo MacromediaMacromedia University of Applied Sciences: Macromedia University of Applied Sciences is a private university of applied sciences with a focus on degree programs in the fields of media and communication. In the winter semester 2019/2020, a total of 3833 students were enrolled at the university. The degree programs are offered at a total of 7 locations in Germany, including Berlin. At the Berlin campus, for example, students can enroll in media and communications management, journalism, and design.

Logo UEUniversity of Applied Sciences Europe: UE Europe is a private university of applied sciences based in Iserlohn with campuses in Berlin and Hamburg. In the winter semester 2019/2020, a total of 2830 students were enrolled at the university. The university offers degree programs in business, art & design, new media & communication, and sports & event management. At the Potsdamer Platz campus in Berlin, courses offered include business administration, psychology and financial management.

Logo FHMFHM University of Applied Sciences: FHM is a private university of applied sciences with campuses in Bamberg, Berlin, Bielefeld, Hanover, Cologne, Pulheim, Rostock and Schwerin. In the winter semester 2019/2020, a total of 4721 students were enrolled at the university. The university offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in the fields of media, business, and education, health and social affairs. In Berlin, for example, the degree programs International Business Administration and Psychology are offered.

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Interesting degree programs in the field of media & media management

If you want to study "something to do with media," you should not only be interested in Cologne, but also in Berlin. Berlin's private universities in particular have a lot to offer when it comes to journalism, media design and communications management.

Here is an overview of some interesting media degree programs. You can find more degree programs here: Media Studies: All degree programs at a glance.

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from 25488 € total
from 708 € monthly

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from 21240 € total
from 590 € monthly

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from 32970 € total
from 785 € monthly

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from 26100 € total
from 725 € monthly

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from 28770 € total
from 685 € monthly

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from 26100 € total
from 725 € monthly

Top Business Administration and MBA Programs in Berlin

Studying business administration or even an MBA in the capital city of Germany has the great advantage that you can make contacts and build up a network faster in Berlin than in smaller cities. In addition to the larger private universities in Berlin, there are also a few small and very exclusive colleges or business schools that are based in Berlin, but where the courses are completed internationally.

Here is an overview of a number of interesting degree programs in the field of economics. You can find more degree programs here: Economics: All degree programs at a glance.

CourseUniversityFees

On-campus program
from 30600 € total
from 850 € monthly

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from 24780 € total
from 590 € monthly

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from 27300 € total
from 650 € monthly

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from 17244 € total
from 958 € monthly
Campus Business & Media of the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences in Berlin at Jägerstraße 32.

Top degree programs in the fields of education, medicine and psychology in Berlin

If you want to study medicine at a private university, you have to choose a city other than Berlin; no private university in Berlin currently offers pure medical studies. The situation is quite different in the fields of education, psychology and health management.

Here is an overview of some interesting courses of study. You can find more study programs here, for example: Social Sciences: All study programs at a glance.

CourseUniversityFees

On-campus program
from 25020 € total
from 695 € monthly

On-campus program
from 25488 € total
from 708 € monthly

On-campus program
from 30600 € total
from 850 € monthly

Dual studies

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