The university has also been ranked 13th out of all UK universities in the Guardian League Table 2023 and ranked no.7 in the 2023 Guardian League Tables for Business, Management & Marketing.
Founded in 1864 as Addison Lutheran Teachers Seminary, today CUC is a comprehensive university with more than 6,000 full-time students enrolled in baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral study.
We have established a partnership with the University of Roehampton London, a prestigious international institution that provides an excellent education and research experience to promote personal growth and social change.
PPA Business School is part of the GES Network, and among our different schools and with more than 3200 students, PPA Business School appears to be the N°1 Management and Business School for work-study.
We’ve partnered with CETT, a leading higher education school in Tourism, Hospitality and Gastronomy. CETT is a hub that connects people and links academia with the business and public administration sectors.
The University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) – in Iserlohn, Berlin, Hamburg and on our UE Innovation Hub in Berlin-Potsdam – educates the designers and decision-makers of tomorrow in the fields of Business, Sports, Psychology, Tech and Art & Design.
Rushford Business School is part of Rushford Education Group (REG) which has over 5000 students across various schools. The school with its presence in Geneva and Lucerne is Swiss EduQua certified and rated QS 5 Stars for teaching.
InterActive is an award-winning online learning platform, helping students to study at a time and place that suits them and doesn’t clash with their commitments. It offers a broad variety of courses to students from all over the world.
BSBI is pleased to have become a telc-approved centre. telc is an online training platform that provides language examinations and training through seminars, workshops and courses.
As the result of this partnership, BSBI now offers all of its students the opportunity with special pricing for the language test at the end of their programmes of study which aligns with the school’s vision of supporting students with integrating into the German market and community.
LCCA is a specialist institution comprising three schools: Visual Media, Fashion, Business and Hospitality Management. They provide career-focused programmes which strive to help students gain hands-on experience in their chosen industry, as well as obtaining the relevant theoretical knowledge needed to embark upon a successful career.
BSBI has partnered with three outstanding French institutions – AMOS Sport Business School, Ecole supérieure de design, d’arts appliqués et de communication (ESDAC) and the International Hospitality Management School (CMH). BSBI and the three Schools will potentially share academic didactic activities for the Tourism & Hospitality Management programme and explore the possibility of establishing further academic exchanges and international conferences.
Located on one of Europe’s most popular squares, H4 Hotel Berlin Alexanderplatz is the perfect place to stay. Having been recently renovated, this four-star hotel is newly equipped with an indoor pool and ballroom. BSBI’s collaboration with this hotel provides our students with internships, guest speakers and visits.
Occupying an 8-story innovative building, this two-star hotel offers a comfortable stay. H2 Hotel Berlin Alexanderplatz is located in the heart of Berlin and is home to many businesses and shops, making it the ideal meeting place for professionals. BSBI’s collaboration with the H2 Hotel provides our students with internships, guest speakers and visits.
BSBI’s partnership with Spotahome helps our students find homes to rent at discounted price. Spotahome is a leading online booking platform for mid to long term home rentals across Europe. Students benefit from being able to see online high-definition tours of the property and neighbourhood, and can ask any questions about the booking process to the company’s multilingual team. Our collaboration with Spotahome provides our students with discounted property reservation rates.
BSBI is proud to announce its new partnership with one of Berlin’s leading real estate firms, Ad Astra Immobilien. The team at Ad Astra Immobilien will be working with us to provide fully furnished flats exclusively to BSBI students, all costs included. They not only offer properties to rent across the city, ranging from studio apartments to five-bedroom flats, but also assistance on matters such as health insurance and transport.
We partnered with Uniplaces, an online marketplace for student accommodation. This online booking platform provides thousands of verified properties to choose from, ensuring that you find a safe living space in Berlin. The booking process is simple and can be done months in advance which allows you to relax, knowing you have organised secure accommodation before starting your studies.
As a trusted, global brand, Uniplaces understands the importance of customer service and therefore offers the kind of high-quality assistance you deserve. As a student of BSBI, you will be gifted with a 25% discount off the service fee for rooms in Berlin when you show your confirmation of study.
The Student Concierge Club is a student accommodation partner in Paris and Barcelona. The Student Concierge Club is the only tailormade welcome and support club for students on the move throughout Spain, France and the rest of Europe. It is committed to helping students with their administrative needs as they plan their transition to studying abroad.
As part of the BSBI community, you will be given an authentication code to access their services.
They will help with reducing the administrative complications and ensure that you feel safe and supported before and after you arrive.
BSBI is excited to announce its new partnership with leading co-working space provider, rent24. The spaces provided by rent24 range from offices, conference rooms, event spaces including cinema rooms, activity rooms and conference rooms, a new fitness studio, three different restaurants, a community event area and bar areas.
rent24 has a core focus on co-working and co-living and flexible accommodation booking is available for high-quality single or shared rooms. The collaboration between BSBI and rent24 will provide discounted room rates for students, lecturers and guest speakers at its three top locations around Berlin.
RoomsAthens is the leading student housing provider in Athens, Greece.
Experts in fine student living, they have hosted thousands of guests in their properties since 2013.
Named as the first choice & one of the most reliable providers by prominent student organizations, they’re happy to welcome BSBI… and provide BSBI students with quality furnished rooms & apartments: www.roomsathens.com/bsbi
roomsAthens team is looking forward to hosting you in Athens!
Flexible living. Monthly stays. Anywhere.
Renting with Homelike can secure your accommodation, literally overnight. Select desired move-in and move-out dates, and submit a free booking request for a desired room or an apartment. After confirmation, choose one of the payment methods, and confirm your booking by paying the first month’s rent and a possible deposit. That’s it! You are ready to move in on your desired date!
Learn more about Homelike.
Staytoo is a high-quality accommodation provider for students and professionals in Berlin, Bonn, Kaiserslautern, Leipzig and Nuremburg. Through this partnership, BSBI can request to reserve a number of apartments for its students. As part of the agreement, Staytoo will also assist BSBI with events management, guest lectures and potentially help students with internships.
GHS’s portfolio of over 150 independent hotels across 100 locations reaches to every corner of the globe with a range of exclusive properties offering amenities and services for the most discerning business and leisure traveller, as well as event or conference organiser.
Leonardo Hotels operates more than 170 hotels in Europe, UK and Israel and is currently continuing its expansion. As the European Division of Fattal Hotels, founded by David Fattal, Leonardo Hotels focuses on hotels of the 3 and 4-star plus categories as well as on hotels with comparable standard, each of them individually designed and offering excellent services.
BSBI is pleased to be partnered with HousingAnywhere, a safe, easy and secure website that allows students to search for properties in more than 50 different countries and 400 cities. For those looking to study abroad, this is a great way to view properties without visiting them in person. HousingAnywhere also ensures students can transfer their deposit and first month’s rent to their landlords in a secure way using the platform. Once these have been sent, they won’t be released until two days after the student has moved in.
BSBI is pleased to be partnered with Neon Wood, a student accommodation provider with apartments situated in Mitte-Wedding and Frankfurter Tor, Berlin. All apartments are centrally located and have the highest quality furnishings and community areas which include gardens, laundrettes and in some spaces, gyms.
Neon Wood also run events within their accommodation to help students make friends and to give them an opportunity to hear from inspirational figures as well as talented musicians.
BSBI have teamed up with The Acama Kreuzberg Hotel + Hostel to provide BSBI students with special discounted room rates throughout the year.
Acama Kreuzberg Hotel + Hostel are located in central Berlin close to Berlin´s ‘Landwehrkanal’ canal, and two underground stations – Hallesches Tor and Möckernbrücke (U7/U6/U3/U1), which makes it easy to access everything the city has to offer.
BSBI has teamed up with CAASA Hospitality company. The company has been created with a vision to develop flexible, affordable and empowering environments for open-minded people from around the world. Thanks to this partnership, our student can enjoy home rentals, meeting rooms and much more.
BSBI has partnered with Fizz Berlin to offer modern student accommodation located in the heart of Berlin. Students can choose from single or double studio flats. Accommodation also includes a reception with parcel counter as well as study rooms and communal areas which are the ideal space for relaxing with friends or taking part in networking and inhouse events.
BSBI has partnered with NGB-Living Gmbh. NGB-Living is Berlin student housing company that provides affordable housing solutions in the central parts of the city and other convenient locations.
BSBI has partnered with Erasmusu, the largest student community in Europe. As a BSBI student, you can book accommodation in Berlin via Erasmusu’s secure system. Erasmusu will also help you access information about different cities and universities; furthermore, you will learn about the experiences of other students and travellers through their reviews, and you can access job and internship offers.
BSBI has teamed up with Urban Ground to provide students a flexible, rental period lasting anywhere between three months to three years.
Urban Ground has more than 200 properties and makes it simpler to find and rent an apartment or shared room in Berlin. Explore their selection of carefully curated premium apartments and get a virtual tour to view the neighbourhood or book an apartment tour.
Insider Apartment Community Living GmbH is a real estate service matching the residential needs of students and professionals with rooms and apartments in Berlin. The company has various properties throughout the city, the majority of which come fully furnished and with all bills included.
With 85% of their business involving international students, they have a good understanding of what students are looking for. The partnership with BSBI will allow students to receive regular offers as they become available.
Careers & Employability Partners
Berlin Partner Network works on assisting its members with achieving economic growth, promotion of businesses, technology and innovation and on presenting the advantages of the capital city to companies, investors, innovators, entrepreneurs and recruiters.
Berlin Partner Network allows its members to network within the organisation with more than 250 other partners, including business and politics decision-makers as well as representatives from science, culture, higher education and sport. The Network also assists its members with boosting their brand visibility, increasing their brand’s outreach by facilitating the B2B communication and by helping them find the right talent, new markets or new clients.
You can find out more about the Berlin Partner Network here.
Other Commercial Partners
Our partnership with Fintiba will allow every BSBI student who uses Fintiba services to qualify for a €400 scholarship. BSBI will have the right to nominate up to five students per year for this scholarship. The criteria which BSBI will take into consideration to assign the scholarship will include academic performance, the participation in different events organised by the school and more.
Additionally, using Fintiba services will help students prepare their pre-study documents. This means transferring the correct amount to a blocked account and/or applying for statutory health insurance.
BSBI is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Archery academy (Bogenakademie), Berlin.
The Archery Academy has offices in Berlin, Bonn, Karlsruhe, and Munich, offering advice, seminars, coaching and process development on individual, team, and organizational levels across Europe using an intuitive archery method. The goal of Archery Academy is to provide people with lasting support in times of far-reaching and constant change. Intuitive archery is used for managerial and team development as well as trainer training, and allowing participants to experience, build and reflect on their personal leadership skills.
Learn more about Archery Academy.
Atheneum Liberal Studies (ALS) is an educational organisation, established in 2007, utilising training and IT to promote scientific knowledge. It provides open knowledge resources, distant learning and consultation to developing global networks and alliances. Its scope is global as it promotes educational mobility and transnational cooperation. Atheneum also has an ISO 90001:2000 accreditation for the quality of its services. The group is known for e-learning and has a unique approach based on a model formulated by its President, Professor Kyriakos Kouveliotis. The model is based on the principles of Aristotle and Plato and combines contemporary WEB 3.0 tools. Its latest projects include the creation of educational TV, apps and a virtual campus.
Braive is an e-learning tool developed by psychologists to help people improve their mental skills and well-being. Using internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy, Braive offers a whole range of programs that are interactive and intuitive. After taking Braive’s FREE Mental Health Check, Braive will recommend a suitable program tailored to your individual needs. BSBI students and alumni can get a 20% discount on all of Braive’s programs!
Here you can see what programs Braive offers.
Law firm SERS RECHTSANWALTSGES.mbH has partnered with BSBI to provide international students with free visa advice as well as personal consultations, assistance with city registration, residence titles and more.
A consultant from SERS RECHTSANWALTSGES.mbH will visit BSBI at the start of each academic year to host a lecture covering common queries such as family reunifications, residence permit and other important issues.
Private consultations for students will last 20 minutes, allowing for plenty of time to ask the experts questions.
BSBI is partnered with TransferMate, an online platform dedicated to making international payments faster and simpler. As a result of this collaboration, BSBI students can pay their tuition and accommodation fees using their own currency and without international sender/receiver fees. Additionally, TransferMate supports customers through 24-hour customer service support as well as 24-hour online payment tracking. This partnership will streamline the process for students making payments to BSBI.
BSBI is partnered with DAK to offer students a simplified way of applying for and getting the statutory health insurance. All student needs to do is fill out an application form and send it, together with their enrolment confirmation, to our specifically appointed DAK contact person.
As a result of this partnership, our students receive a dedicated customer service from DAK. BSBI’s designated DAK representative ensures there is an effective channel of communication between our students and the health insurance provider.
BSBI is excited to be in partnership with Quick Edu Loans, a reliable loan company for anyone seeking support to study abroad. This partnership was established to support students who require additional financial help. The company can cover 100% of living expenses and is valid for all levels of degrees including bachelor’s, master’s and diploma.
Quick Edu Loan is a fee-based loan service provider, based in India, which will help BSBI students acquire non-collateral loans. At BSBI we understand finances can be a major issue for many students. We have established this partnership so everyone has the opportunity to study with us, regardless of their financial situation. The loans cover tuition fees, living and accommodation expenses, transport, books etc.
Zizoo is a leading boat rental platform, offering an inventory of over 20,000 boats across 500 destinations around the world. It offers options to rent a boat as well as hiring a captain and crew. The platform connects suppliers to interested travellers worldwide, acting as a “Booking.com for Boats”. Its ultimate mission is to revolutionise the boat rental industry, making boat holidays as easy and affordable as booking a hotel stay. Zizoo has been named one of Forbes’ 7 Travel Tech Startups to Watch and was featured in TechCrunch.
Founded in 2009, FitX is a gym provider that runs numerous facilities across Germany. The FitX gyms offer affordable memberships which include access to trainers, personalised training plans and group fitness classes. Members also have access to free mineral drinks and parking and can train at any FitX gym across Germany. The gyms are open 24/7 and consist of seven training areas: a studio for classes, workout area, cardio area, a circuit, a ladies’ gym, a cross-fit area, and a separate free-weights area.
BSBI’s partnership with Original Berlin Walks provides our students with city tours in order to help them get a better insight into Germany’s capital.
Berlin Walks was founded in 1993 by historians Nick and Serena Gay. The initiative originally started as a side project guiding guests around the various Second World War sights. Two decades later, it is Berlin’s leading walking tour company.