Trips to Berlin for Architecture Students
An architectural study tour to Berlin will combine education and learning with a fusion of history and tradition. Germany’s capital is brimming with grand galleries, historic museums, trendy bars, buzzing bistros, ethnic markets and luscious parks. Be swept away by this vibrant, fascinating city, filled with entertainment and culture.
Home to a huge array of attractions, the city is an ideal destination for study tours, particularly for college students studying Architecture.
You can also combine your trip to Berlin with a visit to one of the many cultural festivals that take place around the year.
Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.
|1||Morning flight from London & transfer to hotel||TV Tower|
|2||Bauhaus Museum||Guided Walking Tour of Berlin||Berliner Dom|
|3||Jewish Museum – Architectural Observations Tour||Visit to the Reichstag||Brandenburg Gate|
|4||Schloss Cecilienhof||Transfer to airport for return flight to London|
|Morning||Morning flight from London & transfer to hotel|
|Afternoon||Guided Walking Tour of Berlin|
|Morning||Jewish Museum – Architectural Observations Tour|
|Afternoon||Visit to the Reichstag|
|Afternoon||Transfer to airport for return flight to London|
Price Shown includes
- 3 nights’ bed & breakfast accommodation
- Return flights and overseas airport transfers
- Services of a StudyLink Berlin City Representative
- Extensive group travel insurance
- 1 in 10 free place ratio
The visits shown in the sample itinerary above are not included in your quoted price unless indicated. If you would like to add any of these activities to your quote price, please get in touch.
Price shown is based on 30 paying passengers departing from a London airport on selected dates and is subject to availability.
On-tour support includes...
- Airport assistance when you arrive back at your UK airport when you book a coach transfer to take you home
- Services of a StudyLink City Representative to provide 24-hour assistance
Additional on-tour support available...
- Airport assistance during check-in, security and gate checks on your outbound flight from the UK
- Pre-booked meals at great group prices
- Services of a Local Guide
Top visits for college groups in Berlin
Hamburger Bahnhof Museum
Housed in a former railway station, this museum opened in 1996 as the Museum for Contemporary Art, and is part of Berlin's Nationalgalerie. The collection focuses on art since 1960, including the ever-popular Erich Marx collection.
Bauhaus Archiv Museum of Design
The most complete existing collection, focusing on the history of the world famous design school. Works representing the entire spectrum of Bauhaus activities include pieces by Kandinsky, Klee and founder Walter Gropius.
Situated on the Museum Island, the museum is subdivided into the Antiquity Collection, the Middle East Museum, and the Museum of Islamic Art.
The view from the top of this cathedral offers a wonderful sketching opportunity for your students.
One of the newest museums in the German capital which collects art - both local and international - dating from 1870 to the present day. Fine art – painting, graphics, sculpture, multimedia – photography, architecture and artists’ archives make up this fascinating collection.
Museum für Fotografie
The Museum für Fotografie (Museum of Photography) is a magnet for art enthusiasts all over the world, presenting exciting exhibitions on diverse topics in the history of photography.
Graffiti & Street Art Tour & Workshop
Take to Berlin’s streets and discover some of the latest and greatest examples of street art, graffiti and mural art in this famous capital of urban art. On your tour you’ll take a detailed look at over 50 local and international artists on the streets and in the studios of local artists. Your guide will be a street artist and they will show you some of the best stencil art, throw ups, mural art, paste ups, tagging, adbusting, heaven spots, burners and installations, while teaching your students who is behind the art and what their motivations are. The art changes rapidly in the streets so there is always fresh work and you might even get the chance to see an artist doing a piece live.
You’ll then get to take part in a workshop where you’ll receive instructions on various street art and graffiti techniques from both local and international artists. Students will then get to make their very own piece to take home with them.
Olympic Stadium Tour
Take a tour of this now redeveloped, famous sporting venue, originally built for the 1936 Olympic Games, made famous by Jesse Owens’ four gold medals.
Groups can visit the fabulous cinema at Potsdamer Platz. Bowling Am Schillerpark. This bowling alley is the most popular of four available in Berlin.
The large indoor market in the centre of the city is an ideal place to put language skills to the test and pick up a bargain or two.
Berlin River Cruise
Take a cruise along the River Spree on this tour and see all the major attractions of the city while learning about the intriguing history of Berlin.
Located at the very heart of the city on the Alexanderplatz, the Berlin TV tower is part of German history: in the sixties the East German government had the TV tower built to demonstrate the strength and efficiency of the socialist party system. Today the tower, Berlin’s highest structure, shapes the skyline of the German capital city and has fantastic views - and serves as a landmark of the reunited Germany. Your group can pinpoint the many landmarks and attend the free exhibition.
The Alte Nationalgalerie is home to Romantic and Impressionist masterpieces, as well as a world-class collection of works by Adolph Menzel. The museum’s collection dates back to a gift from the banker Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Wagener to the Prussian state in 1861, a donation of 262 works with an emphasis on Belgian history painting and the Düsseldorf school.
East Side Gallery
After the Berlin Wall came down in 1989, hundreds of artists from all over the world gathered and transformed the eastside of the Wall with their paintings, giving the Wall a new face in a new time. Known as The East Side Gallery, this section of the Wall is a special place where art has become the expression for a unique point in time of the history of a separated Germany. It is a meeting point that talks about an old Berlin and a new Berlin, a separated and a unified Germany.
Jewish Museum - Architectural Observations Tour
The museum building designed by Daniel Libeskind has given Jewish history in Germany a new and challenging architectural presence. The history of the buildings that have housed Jewish institutions or that have been inhabited by Jews is closely linked to the general development of human settlements, and it can be traced by examining Jewish community buildings, cultural facilities, commercial architecture and private homes. Touching upon a range of topics, including the evolution of Jewish architecture, the restrictions it was subjected to, and its ultimate destruction, the "Architectural Observations" tour of the museum building provides telling insights into the varied history of Jewish life.
Architectural History & Philosophy
Building Performance & Technology