German Foreign Ministry, on June 11, 2013
On Tuesday, June 11 2013 Touro College Berlin presented 27 graduates of its bachelor and master degree programmes with their diplomas and also celebrated its 10th anniversary at the German Foreign Ministry.
Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle attended the ceremony in the Weltsaal of the Federal Foreign Office and gave the keynote speech. Congratulating the graduating students, Dr. Westerwelle praised the College as a magnet for students from all over the world and paid tribute to the College’s ideal study environment, where you can feel and understand what an interna¬tional outlook, a culture of diversity and mutual respect mean in real life.
Other speakers included 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.