Trips to Prague for Economics Students
A city of contrast, Prague’s appealing charm shows no signs of abating. Beyond the romance of the medieval old town is a city of cosmopolitan chic. You can’t help but indulge in the city of a hundred spires.
As well as a unique opportunity to visit the CERGE Institute, we've joined forces with a number of key businesses in the city so you can pre-book a range of visits and tours on any student trip to Prague, all of which will enhance your economics programme and contextualise your students’ learning whilst gaining first-hand experience.
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||Daytime flight from a London airport & transfer to accomodation||Free time. Evening meal|
|2||CERGE Institute||U Fleků Brewery||Boat Cruise. Evening meal|
|3||Temelín Nuclear Power Station||Return to Prague for free time in city centre||Folklore show with dinner|
|4||Transfer to airport for return flight to the UK|
|Morning||Daytime flight from a London airport & transfer to accomodation|
|Evening||Free time. Evening meal|
|Afternoon||U Fleků Brewery|
|Evening||Boat Cruise. Evening meal|
|Morning||Temelín Nuclear Power Station|
|Afternoon||Return to Prague for free time in city centre|
|Evening||Folklore show with dinner|
|Afternoon||Transfer to airport for return flight to the UK|
Price Shown includes
- 3 nights’ bed & breakfast accommodation
- Return flights & overseas airport transfers
- 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
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 Prague
Walking Tour of Prague
A half day tour of Prague on foot and public transport with your local guide will cover all the major historical sites of the city: Old Town Square, Charles Bridge, Malá Strana (including Church of St Mikulas) and the Castle District.
The Jewish District of Josefov
Explore the centre of Jewish Prague prior to 1939 and one of the best preserved Jewish districts in Central Europe. Sights include the Old Jewish Cemetery, where over 100,000 people are buried and the Jewish Museum.
Old Jewish Cemetery
Europe’s oldest surviving Jewish cemetery and one of the most impressive sights in Prague, located in Josefov, the former Jewish district. There are over 12,000 gravestones and more than 100,000 people are buried here.
Prague’s main boulevard and a regular parade ground for numerous organisations and political parties, including the November 1989 protest meetings, which led to the Velvet Revolution and the end of communist rule in Czechoslovakia.
The largest medieval castle complex in Europe and one of the most impressive collections of buildings in the city. Today, it is the seat of the President of the Czech Republic, serving as the historical and political centre of both city and state.
The presentation begins with a basic introduction to the Czech Republic, including an historical overview. It continues with an explanation of the political system, the economic development, Gross Domestic Product, sector shares, State budgets, inflation, as well as imports and exports. At the end your students will be able to take part in a question and answer session.
U Fleků Brewery
Students will be given a tour of the brewery which will give them an insight into the brewing process, the history of the company and how the brand has expanded into overseas markets.
Temelín Nuclear Power Station
In spring 2003, the Temelín Nuclear Power Plant became the largest power resource in the Czech Republic. Your visit to the Information Centre will start with a short film. You will be met by your guide, and by way of computer presentations and animations, be shown the nuclear power plant function, its main facilities, and the basics of reactor physics and safety.
Here your students will watch an introductory film and be taken through the various stages of the car manufacturing process as they witness production on a huge scale. Q&A session also available.
Ruckl Glass Factory
Watch glass being melted then later cut into ornament patterns. This visit offers a good contrast to the mass production at the Skoda factory.
Staropramen Brewery, producers of the famous Czech beer, offers tours which will give students an insight into the brewing process, the history of the company and how the brand has expanded into overseas markets.
Heating & Power Station
A guide will take your students on a 2-hour tour to learn all about this heating and power station.
Economic Lecture at Cerge Institute
This presentation will cover several key topics including the Czech Republic’s political system, economic development, GDP, sector shares, state budgets, inflation, unemployment and import and export. Q&A session also available.
Prague Airport Guided Tour
On this 1½ hour long tour, your group will get to visit the three terminals, plus the terminal for government flights, as well as hangars, background facilities, air traffic control radars and the fire station.
River Boat Cruise with Lunch
This two hour cruise on River Vlatava includes a buffet lunch, a popular choice with our groups.
- Prague castle