Last updated on October 30, 2012

BR-alpha went live on 7 January 1998, founded by Werner Reuß. The channel is owned and managed by Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) and the broadcast is entirely dedicated to education and culture. It schedules own productions as well as some form ARD and ORF. Mainly you can watch language courses, university and science programs, music, literature, philosophy as well as live jazz concerts. For a better viewing experience the channel features for some of the programs surround 5.1 audio. For more details on the channel, BR-alpha online broadcast or specific details such as tv shows, schedules or vod please check the official website. The TV online programming includes shows and programmes like Charles Darwin, alpha-Forum, Im Jahreskreis, GRIPS, Bon Courage. BR-alpha online stream is aired live from München.


Contact information

AddressFloriansmühlstrasse 60
Zip Code80939
Telephone+49 (0)89 3806-0
Fax+49 (0)89 3806-7694
Email[email protected]
WebsiteBR-alpha Website