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VLB Berlin

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Since its foundation in 1883 the VLB has also been a brewing school. Today it offers different programmes for education and continuing training in the field of beer brewing and beverage technology - also in English and Russian

VLB Berlin
Seestrasse 13

13353 Berlin
T: +49 30 45080 267
F: +49 30 45360 69

Managing/School Director: Dr Josef Fontaine
School established:
Programmes offered:

  • Certified Brewmaster Course, six month course for prospective brewing professionals, in English; next course January-June 2015, maximum 50 participants
  • "Applied Microbiology", 1 week course on practical microbiology for the brewing and beverage industry; next course 3rd-7th November 2014
  • Russian Craft Brewers Course, four week training course, in Russian; next course runs 9th February-6th March 2015, maximum 20 participants from the CIS states
  • Craft Brewing in Practice, ten day training course providing up-to-date knowledge in the field of pub and micro-brewing; next course was 1st-12th September 2014 (completely booked)
  • Brewing in a Nutshell, 2-day seminar for professionals about the basics of beer brewing; next course 28th-29th November 2014

Registration deadlines: Certified Brewmaster: 30th August 2014
Commencement: See above under Programmes offered
Number of students: Maximum 50 on Brewmaster course
Where are students from: International
Accommodation: Self-catering apartments can be arranged as well as hotels
Language of instruction: English, German, Russian
Facilities: 1.5hl pilot brewery (Steinecker), pilot malting plant, process control training facilities (Siemens), analytical labs (chemical-technical analyses, microbiology)

Details updated: 16th July 2014

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