Welcome to Beuth
Beuth University of Applied Sciences, soon to be Berlin University of Applied Sciences, is a technical institution which has a long history of providing academic learning and vocational training to its students.
The institution first opened in 1823 and was known as the Royal Gardening Academy. In the two centuries that followed the Academy rapidly expanded to include training for architectural engineering and applied sciences for carpenters and bricklayers. The University as we know it today was founded in 1971, where faculties such as Food Technology was added to the course catalogue. Today the university boasts eight faculty departments, which precides over a wide range of subjects.
Beuth currently has of 12,000 students in more than 70 majors, 291 professors, 43 guest lecturers and 795 employees overall.
Living in Berlin
Living in Berlin presents itself with many unique opportunities. When you have finished your day in the state of the art laboratories at Beuth University, you can venture out into the amazing city.
If you have a knack for history, then Berlin is one of the most interesting places in Europe. The city has a rich history sating back to the thirteen hundreds. Today the city is known for its role in the Cold War, with the Berlin Wall dividing the city for 28 years and the legacy that lingers form the Second World War. If you are interested in castles and palaces on the other hand, Berlin can also satisfy this need. Along the popular Unter den Lindin, you will discover palaces dating back to the era of the Prussian monarchy. For the avid museum goer, Berlin is the perfect destination, as we have more museums in the city than rainy days in a year. Some museums you might want to see include the Jewish Museum, the Sausage Museum and the newly renovated Museum of German History.
If, on the other hand, you are more interested in bars, cafés and clubs, fear not, because Berlin has also got your back here! The city is renouned for its vibrant night life and the possibilities that arise from them.
Berlin is also a green city, with over 430,000 trees lining the streets, not including the over 1 million trees found in various parks and green areas throughout the city. In true German fashion, the Berlin government has numbered eah and everyone of them.
Cost of living in Berlin
Below you can see our estimation of the cost of living for the average student coming to Berlin for a whole semester. Please note, that this can vary depending on each individuals life style.
|Estimated Monthly Costs|
|Accommodation||€ 250 - 400|
|Food||€ 200 - 300|
|Books and study materials||€ 50|
|Phone/postage||€ 20 - 30|
|Other||€ 50 - 250|
|Monthly estimate(public transportation not included)||€ 570- 1030|
|Public Transportation(included in the semester contribution, ≈ 31€ per month)||€ 185 per semester|