Trips to Berlin for Business Studies Students
A college trip 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 educational trips for college and university students studying a range of subjects, in particular Business Studies and Economics.
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||Guided Walking Tour of Berlin||TV Tower|
|2||BMW Motorbike Factory Tour||The Reichstag||Free time. Evening meal in a local restaurant.|
|3||Guided tour of the Olympic Stadium||Ritter Sport Chocopath||Take a river cruise to see the city by night|
|4||Spend the morning exploring the Sony Centre||Transfer to airport for return flight to London|
|Morning||Morning flight from London|
|Afternoon||Guided Walking Tour of Berlin|
|Morning||BMW Motorbike Factory Tour|
|Evening||Free time. Evening meal in a local restaurant.|
|Morning||Guided tour of the Olympic Stadium|
|Afternoon||Ritter Sport Chocopath|
|Evening||Take a river cruise to see the city by night|
|Morning||Spend the morning exploring the Sony Centre|
|Afternoon||Transfer to airport for return flight to London|
Price Shown includes
- 3 nights’ bed & breakfast accommodation
- Return flights & 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 Representative to provide 24-hour emergency 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
- Pre-booked and pre-paid public transport tickets
- Services of a Local Guide
Top visits for college groups in Berlin
Take a tour of this enormous factory which produces over 2,400 cars a day on a production line that is 96% automated with assembly robots. The Autostadt includes a museum and feature pavilions for the principal brands in the Volkswagen Group including VW, Audi, SEAT, Skoda, Bentley and Lamborghini. These cars are produced in the main plant and transported by conveyor belt to the adjacent stunning glass towers where they sit in futuristic garages awaiting collection. Popular for its ultra modern architecture, the factory makes extensive use of renewable energy.
Ritter Sport Chocopath
Dip into the world of chocolate-making during a tour of the Ritter Sport factory and explore the Chocopath to learn how chocolate is created, from raw ingredients to the finished chocolate bar. Here, your group will learn how the longstanding Ritter Sport brand has focused on traditional values, such as the continuous development of taste and quality, whilst at the same time taking environmental responsibility very seriously.
BMW Motorbike Factory Tour
Take a guided tour through the birth place of BMW motorcycles. Experience the fascination of a highly modern vehicle production, where man and machine build two-wheeled dreams! Experts are happy to answer your questions.
One of the most famous locations in the world, the Sony Center is home to many international companies. Here, your students will enjoy exploring a mix of shops, restaurants, offices, art and film museums, cinemas, an IMAX theatre, a small version of Legoland, and a ‘Sony Style’ store.
This impressive building, perhaps most recognisable due to its impressive glass dome, re-opened as the new seat of Federal Parliament in 1999. Here, students can learn about the building’s turbulent 121-year history.
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.
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 Brandenburg Gate
Berlin’s only remaining city gate and a symbol of unified Germany. The Quadriga that sits on top has a history as eventful as the city’s.
Here, your group will see how East and West Berlin were divided for 28 years. The Bernauerstrasse Memorial allows students to see remains of the Berlin Wall as well as an exhibition on Berlin during the Cold War. The East Side Gallery is the longest surviving stretch of the wall and is nearly 1.5km long – and includes the work of various artists and political cartoonists.
The Story of Berlin
A fabulous museum that shows over 800 years of Berlin’s history, through a number of interactive exhibitions and sound and light shows.
Wallmuseum-Haus at Checkpoint Charlie
Featuring exhibitions about the legendary border crossing point, this fascinating museum includes demonstrations of how individuals smuggled themselves across the border. Here, your group will have the opportunity to explore what drove some people to go along with the collectivist culture, and others to resist.
Guided Tour of Berlin
Our City Representative, or one of her team, will take your group on a half-day tour of the key sights and provide a first-hand perspective of Berlin’s history and how life has changed for the city’s residents.
- Berlin Wall: Students will see how East and West Berlin were divided for 28 years. Potsdamer Platz and the East Side Gallery are two of the remaining areas where it is still accessible to see a section of the wall.
- The Reichstag: This impressive building, perhaps most recognisable due to its impressive glass dome, re-opened as the new seat of Federal Parliament in 1999. Here, students can learn about the building’s turbulent 114-year history.
- The Brandenburg Gate: Berlin’s only remaining city gate and a symbol of unified Germany. The dramatic Quadriga that sits on top has a history as eventful as the city’s.
Groups can visit the fabulous cinema at Potsdamer Platz. Bowling Am Schillerpark. This bowling alley is the most popular of four available in Berlin.
Tropical Islands Water Park
This indoor tropical beach, which lies outside of the city, is home to water slides, lagoons and miniature golf, as well as the world’s largest indoor rainforest.
KPM Porcelain Manufacturer
The exhibition known as "KPM Welt" is organised by the Royal Porcelain Factory (Königliche Porzellan-Manufaktur), the oldest artisan factory still in existence in Berlin. The exhibition is on display in former factory halls that date back to the 19th century. With its selection of porcelain and art works, the exhibition provides an overview of the development of the KPM starting with the era of Frederick the Great, who founded the factory in 1763 and commissioned many representative Rococo sets. Students can also tour the storage area for the KPM's various models and forms and watch craftspeople decorating and painting the pieces in the workshop.
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