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Hermannplatz returns to its former beauty thanks to David Chipperfield

The department store located in Hermannplatz (Berlin – Neukölln) will be redesigned by David Chipperfield The legendary building located in Hermannplatz, which dates back to the 1920s, will be knocked down and rebuilt by David Chipperfield. The palace can be found between Kreuzberg and Neukölln. In 1929 Karstadt wasn’t just a shopping center: it represented […]

Muller, Schumacher, Hoffamann: the secrets behind German surnames

The invention of German surnames The use of German surnames became popular during the Middle Ages (between the 10th and the 11th Century), with the purpose of identifying the social status of people. Surnames were selected – like everywhere else in the world – according to physical, working and family features. Using a surname was […]

Kurt Drummer: the most followed chef by DDR housewives

Kurt Drummer: a tv chef throughtout the DDR period The Chef Kurt Drummer played an important role during the DDR period. In fact, he was the leading figure of a German tv program called “Der Fernsehkoch empfiehlt”, which means “Advice from the tv Chef”. The show went on air in 1958 on a television broadcaster […]

Inka Grings: the first female coach of a German men’s team

Inka Grings: the first female coach of a German men’s team Inka Grings becomes the first woman in Germany coaching a men’s team. She was both an ex-football player of the German National team and a technical supervisor of a female soccer club called Duisburg. From now on, she is officially involved in the SV […]

All you need to know about the German flag

The origin of the German flag If you want to trace the birth of the German flag, you need to go back to the 18th century. During that period, Europe started to put together several former states. In the past, coats of arms were used to identify a dynasty or a land. Germany occupied a […]

Studying German in Berlin: intensive & super-intensive courses, great quality (4.9/5 on Google) and international atmosphere

Many different levels of German courses in August as well as the rest of summer. Our students continue to come back to Berlino Schule time and time again and this is evident through the excellent reviews we have received (5/5 on Facebook and 4.9/5 on Google). These positive reviews are due to the consistent quality of our teaching and our competitively […]

Studying German in summer at Berlino Schule: 50 hours in 2 weeks for €268, excellent quality (5/5 on Facebook) and extra activities

Many different levels of German courses in Summer. Our students continue to come back to Berlino Schule time and time again and this is evident through the excellent five star reviews we have received (see Facebook and Google). These positive reviews are due to the consistent quality of our teaching and our competitively low prices. In fact, our students claim to have […]