On Tuesday (11 June) Touro College Berlin will present 27 graduates of its bachelor and master degree programmes with their diplomas and also celebrate its 10th anniversary.
Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle will attend the ceremony in the Weltsaal of the Federal Foreign Office and give the keynote speech. Other speakers will include Charlotte Knobloch, President of the Jewish Community of Munich and Upper Bavaria and patron of Touro College Berlin, Turkish Ambassador Hüseyin Avni Karslioğlu and André Schmitz, Permanent Secretary for Cultural Affairs in the Berlin Senate Chancery.
Founded in 2003 by Dr Bernard Lander and Rector Sara Nachama in Berlin’s Charlottenburg district, Touro College Berlin currently has some 140 students enrolled on its degree programmes. Half of them are from Germany, while the other half come mostly from the United States, Israel and Eastern Europe. In addition to its American accreditation, the College has held German accreditation since 2012. Touro College and University System was established in 1970 and today has 19,000 students at 32 locations around the world. For more information on Touro College Berlin, go to: www.touroberlin.de