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Trips to Berlin for Art & Design Students

Berlin is a cosmopolitan city, steeped in culture and home to a huge array of attractions perfect for art and design students on a college trip.

Those on an art & design study tour who have an interest in modern art will be inspired as they visit the Nue Nationalgalerie which focuses mainly on art work from the 20th century and houses works by Munch, Klee and Picasso.

Another popular destination is The East Side Gallery, an open air gallery on a 1.3 km stretch of the Berlin Wall. It comprises of over 100 paintings which were painted in 1990 on the east side of the Berlin wall before it was taken down. The gallery is an international memorial for freedom and plays an important part in the history of Berlin.

Prices start from£279pp

Sample itinerary

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.

Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Morning flight from London Guided walking tour of Berlin TV Tower
2 East Side Gallery Alte Nationalgalerie Reichstag
3 Graffiti & Street Art tour Berlinische Gallery Brandenburg Gate
4 Bauhaus Museum Transfer to airport for return flight to London
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Morning Morning flight from London
Afternoon Guided walking tour of Berlin
Evening TV Tower
Morning East Side Gallery
Afternoon Alte Nationalgalerie
Evening Reichstag
Morning Graffiti & Street Art tour
Afternoon Berlinische Gallery
Evening Brandenburg Gate
Morning Bauhaus Museum
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

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
  • A choice of packed lunches for your group throughout your stay
  • Pre-booked meals at great group prices
  • Pre-booked and pre-paid public transport tickets
  • 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.


Pergamon Museum

Situated on the Museum Island, the museum is subdivided into the Antiquity Collection, the Middle East Museum, and the Museum of Islamic Art.


Berlin Cathedral

The view from the top of this cathedral offers a wonderful sketching opportunity for your students.

Berlinische Galerie

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.

IMAX Cinema

Groups can visit the fabulous cinema at Potsdamer Platz. Bowling Am Schillerpark. This bowling alley is the most popular of four available in Berlin. 

Berlin Markets

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.

TV Tower

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. Groups can also take part in an immersive 15 min VR experience and time travel through 9 centuries of Berlin's history.

Alte Nationalgalerie

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.

Study themes

  • Introduction to Art & Design: The World

  • History & Theory of Art