The Hertie School of Governance gets a new location – with the active support of the state of Berlin. The private University, the Master's and doctoral programs for Public Policy offers, it can move from the Frederick road to the Robert-Koch-Forum in the Dorotheenstraße, at the corner of Wilhelmstraße in Berlin-Mitte. By 2022, the country-owned historic building to be renovated with 42.5 million euros. The has now been decided in the supplementary budget for 2018/19.
The Charité separate from your "silverware", it was said, as the Unimedizin 2006 decided to hand over the Forum to the property Fund. For sale is a architectural jewel of the 19th century, stand. Century, from 1873 to 1883, built according to plans by Paul Emmanuel Spiekers. According to the model of Schinkel's Bauakademie, the building should be a Kingdom of complex, close to the historic core of the Charité, the largest new building for the Institute for the science of the former Emperor. As the most prominent researchers of the medical professional and later namesake of the Robert Koch was there. In the large lecture hall, he gave a lecture on the discovery of the tuberculosis pathogen, for him in 1905 the Nobel prize was awarded.
the Einstein Center for the Digital Future
The Robert-Koch is Located there already-the Forum may be strongly in need of renovation, but the structure of the building and the originals are inside get set up largely from the historic large lecture hall with an imposing skylight to the old library of the Institute of pharmacology. The recordings with the Berlin real estate Management GmbH (BIM), which manages the building, and the renovation performs.
The property Fund had sold the Robert-Koch-Forum in 2009, the Arcadia Berlin Stiftung, a sister of the Arcadia Fund in London. The Foundation wanted to establish a private University, which plans slew. As a result, the state of Berlin bought back the listed building complex for 15 million euros. In 2017, the Senate moved into a renovated part of the Building, the office of the publicly-funded Einstein center for Digital Future. It was planned to upgrade the entire Forum, a Berlin-based "house of Innovation and science".
At the Hertie School of 600 students are enrolled
Now, the Hertie School of Governance, a private University in the Robert-Koch-Forum. The 2008-opened location at the Friedrich street is already much too small for the expanding school with 600 students, a second building was rented in the neighborhood. Tenant will be the Hertie School in the Robert-Koch-Forum, and 9000 out of the total of 12 000 square meters. Apart from the Hertie School and the Einstein Center to get more space than in the past, has found a good cover office of the Berlin University Alliance, explained to the Senate office for science.
"The Hertie School is a very important institution", said the mayor, and science Senator Michael Müller (SPD). With your profile, you fit "very well into the government district". Through the neighborhood of the Einstein center and the University Alliance, a scientific use of the prominent site was secured. The lecture halls should be used by three tenants, the Berlin universities and other stakeholders together.More about
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"The Robert-Koch-Forum, from the epoch-making out of scientific progress, is the ideal place for our University," says Hertie School President Henrik Enderlein. Each European capital had a school of government work in this direction would develop the Hertie School. As reported by the Hertie Foundation as a winner of the University will support its Development financially stronger. 17.5 million euros in addition to flow in the next five years. Planned competence centres on topics such as digital Governance and international security policy. In Conjunction with the neighbor inside the new Robert-Koch-Forum, "an open place for the Berlin Republic," says Enderlein.