Education and career addresses in Berlin

Adult education service


Volkshochschule Berlin
The Volkshochschule state-run adult education centers are further eduction community centers offering courses for adults and young people aged from 15 years. All 12 Berlin Volkshochschule centers (one per district) offer courses in languages, cultural education, health education and career training, plus many other subjects. Berlin also has Germany’s only Jewish adult education center. Information about locations, courses and registration is available by telephone or on the Internet at www.berlin.de/vhs/.

›› Bezirk Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf: Pestalozzi Str. 40-41; Otto-Suhr-Allee 100, Hohenzollerndamm 177; Tel. 9 02 92 88 71, www.vhs-city-west.de
›› Bezirk Friedrichs­hain-Kreuzberg: Frankfurter Allee 37; Wassertor Str. 4, Tel. 9 02 98-46 00, www.vhs-friedrichshain-kreuzberg.de
›› Bezirk Treptow-Köpenick: Plönzeile 7, Tel. 9 02 97 54 11; Baumschulen Str. 79-81, Tel. 9 02 97 40 55, www.vhs-treptow-­koepenick.de
›› Bezirk Lichtenberg: Paul-Junius-Str. 71, Tel. 9 02 96 59 71, www.vhs-lichtenberg.de
›› Bezirk Marzahn-Hellersdorf: Mark-Twain-Str. 27, Tel. 5 68 81 60, www.vhs-­marzahn-hellersdorf.de
›› Bezirk Mitte: Anton Str. 37; Linien Str. 162; Turm Str. 75, Tel. 90 18-3 74 74, www.city-vhs.de
›› Bezirk Neukölln: Boddin Str. 34, Tel. 9 02 39 24 33, www.vhs-neukoelln.de
›› Bezirk Pankow: Schul Str. 29; Prenzlauer Allee 227/228, Tel. 9 02 95 17 00, www.vhspankow.­de
›› Bezirk Reinickendorf: Budde Str. 21, Tel. 9 02 94 48 00, www.vhs-reinickendorf.de
›› Bezirk Spandau: Moritz Str. 17, Tel. 9 02 79 50 00, www.vhs-­spandau.de
›› Bezirk Steglitz-Zehlendorf: Goethe Str. 9-11; Markgrafen Str. 3, Tel. 9 02 99 50 20, www.vhs-steglitz-zehlendorf.de
›› Bezirk Tempelhof-Schöneberg: Barbarossaplatz 5, Tel. 9 02 77-30 00, www.vhs-tempelhof-­schoeneberg.de
›› Jüdische VHS: Charlottenburg, Fasanen Str. 79-80, Tel. 88 0 28-265, www.jvhs.de

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Counseling centers


IHK - Industrie- und Handelskammer
See economy & politics.
›› Charlottenburg, Fasanen Str. 85, Tel. 315 10-0, www.berlin.ihk24.de

LernNetz Berlin-Brandenburg
Berlin’s three learning centers offer individual advice on further education and vocational training.
›› Friedrichshain, Neue Bahnhof Str. 8, Tel. 20 07 81 39
›› Neukölln, Karl-Marx-Str. 131, Tel. 68 05 43 77
›› Prenzlauer Berg, Stargarder Str. 67, Tel. 2 78 73 31 20
›› www.lnbb.de

WDB Berlin
The WDB (Weiterbildungsdatenbank Berlin) is a multimedia information center for career development. Information on further education offers in your region can be found via the search portal.
›› Mitte, Informationsbüro, Neue Schönhauser Str. 10, Tel. 28 38 42 39, www.wdb-berlin.de

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2nd education: High school diploma


Abendgymnasium
Free lessons to help pass the Abitur university entrance certificate with 1-year precourse, 1-year introduction and a 2-year course for all people aged 19 or over who have either a vocational training or at least 3 years of work experience.
›› Abendgymnasium Prenzlauer Berg, Pasteur Str. 7-11, Tel. 4 25 42 18, www.abendgymnasium-berlin.de
›› Peter-A.-Silbermann-Schule, Wilmersdorf, Blisse Str. 22, Tel. 8 22 68 68, www.abendgymnasium.de

Tageskollegs
Day schools for adults of all ages, educational background and career experience. Also 3-year courses which lead to the Abitur university entrance certificate.
›› Berlin Kolleg, Moabit, Zwingli Str. 2, Tel. 90 18-3 82 10, www.berlin-kolleg.de
›› Charlotte-Wolf-Kolleg, Charlottenburg, Pes­talozzi Str. 40/41, Tel. 9 02 92 88 25, www.charlotte-wolff-kolleg.de
›› Kolleg Schöneberg, Schöneberg, Nürnberger Str. 63, Tel. 9 02 77 43 91, www.kollegschoeneberg.­de
›› Victor-Klemperer-Kolleg, Marzahn, Martha-Arendsee-Str. 15, Tel. 5 42 60 86, www.victor-klemperer-kolleg.de

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Business & politics


AFW – Akademie für Weiterbildung
Full-time courses, further education courses while working and coaching.
›› Marzahn, Allee der Kosmonauten 35, Tel. 54 99 62-0, www.afw-berlin.de

Emil Molt Akademie
From the vocational preparation towards the Certificate of Intermediate Education/Third Form Baccalauréat (MSA), to the commercial professional education with the main focuses of languages & information processing to the attainment of the advanced technical college entrance qualification, this Waldorf full-time vocational school and city college offers state-approved training opportunities. High school graduates can qualify to become a European secretary in only two years. Graduation as a “pan-Europe secretary” is also possible.
›› Steglitz, Kuhligkshofstr. 4 (2.OG), Tel. 29 04 55 61, www.emil-molt-akademie.de

Europäische Akademie Berlin
Political education for the improvement of international understanding in Europe, seminars for students and adults.
›› Grunewald, Bismarckallee 46/48, Tel. 8 95 95 10, www.eab-berlin.de

IHK – Industrie- und Handelskammer
Education consultation plus numerous continuing education possibilities also in the area of start-ups are offered.
›› IHK Service Center: Charlottenburg, Fasanen Str. 85, Tel. 3 15 10-0, www.berlin.ihk24.de

VWA - Verwaltungs- und Wirtschaftsakademie Berlin
Degree programs, economic diplomas and Bachelor degrees during evening and weekend lectures for employed people and students.
›› Charlottenburg, Bismarck Str. 107, Tel. 08 00/­2 95 95 95, www.vwa-gruppe-bcw.de

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Creative


Deutsche Pop
Practical training for professions in the fields of music, management, sound, film, design or communication. Courses in such fields as song writing, film composition, music assistance, tone technology, sound design or radio editorial procedures.
›› Charlottenburg, Otto-Suhr-Allee 24, Tel. 36 70 23 57-11, www.deutsche-pop.de

Esmod Berlin - Internationale Kunsthochschule für Mode
International fashion school with an elite reputation. Berlin’s Esmod is one of Germany’s most renowned fashion schools.
›› Kreuzberg, Gör­litzer Str. 51, Tel. 6 11 22 14, www.esmod.de

Die Medienakademie
Courses for would-be TV producers, sports journalists, camera operators and directors. Courses include lots of practical training.
›› Mitte, Hausvogteiplatz 3-4, Tel. 40 00 48 90, www.diemedienakademie.de

Rock Pop Schule
A college that gives young artists the training they need to become a pop star. Here, you’ll receive professional instrumental and voice training, live performance training, composition and studio training and much more.
›› Neukölln, Pflüger Str. 4, Tel. 60 69 05 13, www.rockpopschuleberlin.de

Schauspielschule Charlottenburg
State-approved supplementary school, which corresponds to a full-time vocational school (BAföG sponsorship and educational credit possible). After 3 years with a diploma in your hand, you’ll officially be a professional actor.
›› Charlottenburg, Otto-Suhr-Allee 94, Tel. 34 09 77 31, www.schauspiel-schule.de

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