Study Abroad in Berlin, Germany

Excursions / Travel - January Term 2018

AIFS also organizes the following weekend excursion:

Day Trip to Postdam

Included in program fee

Potsdam (one of the largest UNESCO World Heritage sites in Germany) is undoubtedly one of Germanyís most picturesque cities, located just a short distance from Berlin on the Havel River. The former Prussian royal seat attracts many visitors with its amazing architecture and wealth of palaces and landscaped gardens including Palace Sanssouci, Palace Cecilienhof (Potsdam Conference site during WWII) and Chinese House. With over 2,000 listed buildings, you can also explore the different historic areas in the city such as the Russian Colony and the Dutch Quarter.

Optional Excursion to Prague (3 days - $495)

Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, as well as one of the most popular tourist destinations.

Travel by train from Berlin to Prague. Take a guided tour of the huge Hradcany Castle complex, including the cathedral, the 14th century Charles Bridge and the architectural artistry of Mala Strana. Enjoy a dinner at a local restaurant with the rest of the group.

The next day we will take a stroll down Golden Lane, once home to Emperor Rudolph IIís court alchemists, or climb some towers for wonderful views of Prague.

On day three visit the Jewish Ghetto, which includes Europeís oldest cemetery, or explore the city independently before returning to Berlin.

Fee includes: accommodation, breakfast, transportation, sightseeing and entrances as indicated but not lunch or dinner. A minimum of 10 students is required for the tour to run.

Dates and itineraries are tentative and subject to change.