Bertha-von-Suttner-Gymnasium Babelsberg

Kopernikusstraße 30
14482 Potsdam
Phone: 0331 289-8030
Fax: 0331 289-8031
Secondary schools

Bertha-von-Suttner-Gymnasium Babelsberg

Kopernikusstraße 30
14482 Potsdam
Phone: 0331-2898030
Fax: 0331-2898031
Contact: Mrs. Astrid Thorak

Language Offers
1st foreign language English
2nd foreign language French and Spanish
3rd foreign language Russian and Latin
The following information have been created by a working group under the leadership of Astrid Thorak who is in charge of the development of the grammar school.
The informations are the basis for content and organization.

General information

  • A hundred years of school tradition
  • Combination of proven traditions and modernity
  • up-to-date special cabinets
  • Large-scaled school campus with two school buildings, two gyms, a restored building for manifold occasions and a beautiful schoolyard – created by the ideas of the pupils
  • Lunch in the multipurpose building, supply and all-day care by the cafeteria


  • Block teaching is a possibility to improve and explore lessons (each 90 minutes of class an optional break in individual responsibility)
  • Obligatory traineeship for all students of the 9th grade
  • Long-term study and vocational preparation
  • Cooperation with the initiative group "proWissen" to increase the clearness and the relation between teaching and practice of science
  • Manifold and individual support (from teaching support to gifted students)
  • Experience school as a place for learning and habitat
  • Acquisition of methodological skills
  • Development of media skills at a high level
  • Promotion of social skills

Close collaboration with the primary school and comprehensive school on the campus (creating and sharing common highlights of working groups)


  • The profile of the school will largely be shaped by the involvement of parents and pupils.
  • The focus is on promoting linguistic, scientific and artistic and aesthetic affinities.
  • Compulsory from grade 9: foreign language, computer studies, astronomy, presentation and design, sports
  • Assignment of focus lessons according to the affinity of the students
  • A good school comes from experience and new ideas

"Ancient school building – young ideas"