Health & Social Care College Trips & Tours to Budapest

Budapest has a long association with health and therapy. The city's natural springs have been in use for their therapeutic properties since Roman times.

The city is home to some pioneering and internationally acclaimed Health and Social Care institutions, which your students can visit and observe to take their learnings from the classroom into a real-life setting

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 Daytime flight from a London airport & transfer to accommodation Free time. Evening meal
2 Children’s Home Vadaskert Foundation for Children’s Mental Health Free time. Evening meal
3 Philanthropist Foundation Petö Institute Free time. Evening meal
4 Transfer to airport for return flight to the UK
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Morning Daytime flight from a London airport & transfer to accommodation
Afternoon
Evening Free time. Evening meal
Morning Children’s Home
Afternoon Vadaskert Foundation for Children’s Mental Health
Evening Free time. Evening meal
Morning Philanthropist Foundation
Afternoon Petö Institute
Evening Free time. Evening meal
Morning Transfer to airport for return flight to the UK
Afternoon
Evening

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

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

Top visits for college groups in Budapest

Schools

During term-time many schools welcome visiting groups from the UK.

Children’s Home

The visit is approximately 2 hours long with a presentation by the manager, a talk about the childcare system in Hungary including the problem of juvenile refugees without parents among other topics. This will be followed by a tour of the facilities.

Petö Institute

The visit consists of a film presentation, explanation of the Petö method (helping children with innate locomotion problems) and witnessing therapies being practiced.

Philanthropist Foundation

The Alcohol-Drug Rehabilitation Institute of the Philanthropist Foundation is a place of care where alcohol and drug-addicted persons as well as gamblers get a therapy within a complex, long-term and residential system. This institute is the largest of all places of care in the country where addicted patients undergo a health and social rehabilitation including also work therapy, extra-curricular training, "protected” employment, follow-up and evaluation, as well. Rehabilitation takes place within the therapeutic community model.

Vadaskert Foundation for Children’s Mental Health

Established in 1989, the Foundation for Children's Mental Health defined its goal in the Deed of Foundation as the establishment of a state-of-art model, which manages the medical, educational and social problems of psychologically ill children within one institution.

Community Home for Juvenile Delinquents

This community home for juvenile delinquents is Hungary's largest establishment for delinquent youths; where residents have been committed for a period or detained on a short-term basis while awaiting trial or placement in a long-term care program.

The visit will last between 90 minutes to two hours and includes a tour around the facility and a presentation of the work the establishments does.

Homeless shelter providing medical aid

The homeless shelter is run by the Budapest council and is unique in the sense that on-site medical aid is provided.  

This visit is available in the evening, due to the shelter being closed during the day and opens in the early evening hours.
The visit will last between 90 minutes to two hours and includes a tour around the facility and a presentation of the work the establishments does.

Misszió Medical Centre

A medical centre specialising in post trauma rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is personal to the individual and can involve physical rehabilitation or cognitive rehabilitation depending on the individual patient’s needs.
The visit will last between 90 minutes to two hours and includes a tour around the facility and a presentation of the work the centre does. 

Prisma kindergarten

This specialist kindergarten takes care of children with autism and mental health problems. A visit to this establishment will allow your students to see the individual care required for children with special needs. 
The visit will last between 90 minutes to two hours and includes a tour around the facility and a presentation of the work the kindergarten does.

State Emergency Service

Supervisory organisation of the fire brigade and ambulance service. The headquarters are located in central Budapest. 
The visit will last between 90 minutes to two hours and includes a tour around the facility and a presentation of the equipment used and the methods implemented during rescue work.

Matthias Church

Located in the heart of Buda’s castle district, this 11th century church allows groups to perform at mass or give a short recital.

St Stephen’s Cathedral

Groups can perform at this fabulous neoclassical basilica.

St Anna’s Church

This centrally-located small Baroque church is a popular concert venue for our groups.

Danube Palace

Groups can perform at this traditional concert hall which has good technical equipment. Danube Palace (Duna Palota) is ideal for choirs or orchestras.

Szentendre Market Square

This small town on the Danube bend hosts open-air concerts suitable for both choirs and orchestras.

Nursing home - Olajág network of assisted living

This establishment is a private nursing home for elderly residents.  Assisted living or retirement living, as it’s otherwise known has been developed to suit different types of care needs and individuals. Assisted living is a type of residential care which involves an individual (or a couple) living independently in a specialist complex.

This home also provides care for residents who are suffering with dementia and are typically the most challenging to place in residential care. 
The visit will last between 90 minutes to two hours and includes a tour around the facility and a presentation of the work the establishments does.


Top cultural visits for college groups in Budapest

Fisherman’s Bastion

Providing spectacular views of the Danube and city, the Fisherman’s Bastion’s neo-gothic architectural style is a most impressive sight.

Walking Tour of Buda

Visiting Varhegy (Castle Hill) in Buda - visit the Buda Palace, Matyas Church, Jewish Prayer House & the Fisherman’s Bastion and Budapest Historical Museum.

Danube River Cruise

See the sights of both Buda and Pest on a relaxing Danube river cruise. Available April to October.

Thermal Baths

Budapest has held the title ‘City of Spas’ since the year 1934, as it has more thermal and medicinal water springs than any other capital city in the world. Gellert baths are one of the most popular baths in Budapest. Alternatively, your pupils can enjoy a relaxing evening at the Széchenyi thermal bath, one of the largest spa complexes in Europe.


Study themes

  • Child Protection: Critically analysing Policy & Practice
  • Current Issues in the Human Services