School Design and Technology Trip to Berlin
German engineering is world-renowned making Berlin a fantastic choice for your design and technology school trip!
There is so much to see and do in Berlin that we’ll be able to tailor your itinerary to meet your specific requirements. The Deutsches Technikmuseum presents a broad spectrum of old and new technology, and demonstrates the various historical connections to culture and everyday life.
Another popular visit is KPM Welt, a modernised porcelain manufacturer, which offers students the opportunity to see the entire manufacturing process, from the initial design concept to the finished product. And don't worry if you only have a small group - with opportunities for history, politics, German and art, Berlin is an excellent choice for a cross-curricular school trip.
Suggested Itinerary (4 days, 3 nights)
Flight from UK
Walking architecture tour of Berlin
Evening meal at accommodation
Visit to the Reichstag and Brandenburg Gate
Visit to KPM Welt - a modernised porcelain manufacturer
Visit to Schultheis Brewery
Evening meal at accommodation followed by bowling
Visit the Technikmuseum
Visit Fassbender and explore the surrounding area
Evening meal at accommodation followed by a visit to the cinema
Visit to Alexanderplatz and the TV Tower
Transfer to the airport for return flight to the UK
- 3 nights' half-board accommodation
- Airport tax and passenger duty at current rates
- ATOL protected return flights from the UK
- Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
- Detailed information pack
- Free staff place ratio 1:10
- Full itinerary planning service
- Public transport tickets (zones ABC) for the duration of your stay
- Vamoos travel app - giving you access to all your trip documents on your phone or tablet
- VAT at current rates to tour operators
- Properties of different materials
- Use of media in the design process
- Digital technologies in design and manufacture
- Importance of user-centred design
- Key design movements and designers
- Common features of manufacturing industries
- Designing for the cleaner environment
- Impact of new and emerging technologies
- Design and organisation of the workplace
- Role of automation and manufacturing systems
- The impact of resource consumption on the planet
- Electronic design systems
- Specialist techniques and processes
- The work of designers and design companies
- Meeting customer needs
Educational activities and visits
The Altes Museum, built between 1823 and 1830 based on the design by Karl Friedrich Schinkel, is one of the… Read More
ARD TV Studio Tour
Go behind the scenes of one of the most experienced and important TV studios in the media industry, allowing students… Read More
Berlin Architecture Tour
Take an architecture tour of Berlin. The most popular of which is Potsdamer Platz - In Past and Present. In… Read More
Hit the heights with the Hi-Flyer and get a bird‘s eye view of Berlin - from 150 metres up! As… Read More
Berliner Fernsehturm (TV Tower)
Visible from almost any point in the city, the television tower was a flagship of east German architecture. From its… Read More
BMW Motorcycle Plant
A guided tour of BMW’s motorcycle plant enables you to see how motorcycles are built, right from the start of… Read More
Deutsches Technikmuseum (Museum of Technology)
The Deutsches Technikmuseum, founded in 1982 is a perfectfor fans of transport and technology. Despite its name, the majority of… Read More
A visit to the modernised porcelain manufacturer lets you see how the world renowned table services, gifts and accessories are… Read More
Marheinekehalle Indoor Market
There's no better place to experience the Berlin way of life than at a food market with the multi cultural… Read More
At the time it was built, the Neues Museum was one of the most ambitious building projects in Prussia. Erected… Read More
This guided tour offers groups the chance to see beer being produced, focusingon how beer is brewed in the present… Read More
Science Center Medical Technology
Walking and grasping are things we do every day yet what happens in the body during these activities is complex… Read More
Science Center Spectrum
Why is the sky blue? Can you see heat? And why does a plane stay up in the sky? Just… Read More
Explore the world of one of Germany's best known car manufacturers, Volkswagen… Read More
Cultural activities and visits
Chocolatiers Fassbender & Rausch
Fassbender & Rausch began making chocolates in Berlin in 1863. Since then the shop has become the largest outlet of… Read More
The Berlin Olympic Stadium was constructed for the Olympic Summer Games of 1936 under the general architectural direction of architect… Read More
Ritter Chocolate Workshop
Visit the capital of German chocolate in Berlin and create your own Ritter chocolate, from choosing the ingredients to designing… Read More
The 2A hostel opened in 2011 with the intention of providing hotel-class accommodation at hostel-level prices.Students sleep in bunk-beds in multi-bedded rooms of 4-8 people, while staff stay in twins. All rooms benefit from en-suite facilities, and all guests have access to WiFi.Breakfast and evening meal are served in the hostel and packed lunches can be provided at a supplement. The hostel also has a terrace and a lounge area equipped with a TV & audio equipment.
This modern hostel is well located on a quiet street near the main train station in central Berlin.Students will generally be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twins. All rooms are en-suite and have modern furnishings/ TV.Hostel facilities include a roof-top bar, games room and multiple conference rooms.
Newly opened in April 2012, the Aletto Kudamm offers 3* comfort and is only a few minutes walk away from the Zoological Garden, Kurfuerstendamm, the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and the famous KaDeWe.Students will generally be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twins. All rooms are en-suite. Rooms are equipped with individually adjustable air-conditioning, Flatscreen TV with satellite television and radio stations, WiFi Internet access, shower-bath with WC, hairdryer and under-floor heating. Other facilities include a pool table, table football and other games. Weather permitting, there is a basketball court, 5-a-side football pitch, table tennis tables and boules area. The combination of a modern design, high quality facilities and excellent location make this an ideal hostel for school groups.
The modern H2 Hotel welcomes its guests to the heart of Berlin 24 hours a day.Groups will generally stay in triple or quad rooms, and group leaders in twins or singles. All rooms are air-conditioned, with flatscreen TVs, private bathrooms with underfloor heating, and free WiFi (available throughout the hotel).The hotel's "fresh island" and shop provide food for the whole day, from breakfast through to the evening meal. Outside of their very flexible mealtimes, coffees and fresh snacks are available too.
Berlin Ostkreuz Youth Hostel offers modern, state-of-the-art amenities and is ideal for school groups. The youth hostel has 445 beds in total. All rooms have en-suite showers and toilets. Students will be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms (maximum 6 per room) and staff in twins or singles.The hostel boasts a welcoming lobby area, cosy bistro and dining rooms where guests can take their meals (breakfast, half or full-board), common rooms for leisure activities and 18 meeting rooms, plus a large assembly hall.
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Rachael McLoughlin — Tour Adviser
Don’t hesitate to contact me for any advice or further information on how your school trip can be tailored to your requirements.
Rouen was an excellent destination as the journey was not too far from our school in Loughborough and there was plenty for the students to see and do over the week. Attending language lessons at French in Normandy and staying with host families meant that students were able to fully immerse themselves in French language and culture. I would highly recommend a language study tour!— De Lisle College
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