International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987


Available Excursions for Berlin

Excursions may not be available for all programs and sessions.


Optional for some or all sessions
Dresden is the capital city of the federal state of Saxony located near the Czech border on the River Elbe. This beautiful town is a cultural center, known worldwide especially for historic landmarks in the baroque and rococo Old Town. Dresden is also home to extensive art collections,... Read More


Explore the second largest city in Germany, the northern center for culture and entertainment, featuring more than 40 theaters, 60 museums and 100 music venues and clubs. The city's port Hamburg Harbour makes Hamburg the second largest port town in the European Union. Due to ever-present... Read More


Optional for some or all sessions
Due to its location, Leipzig has been a trade city since at least the time of the Holy Roman Empire. It was once one of the major European centers of learning and culture. Varied city architecture creates a beautiful combination of Renaissance and Baroque style. Leipzig was the starting point... Read More


Optional for some or all sessions
Lübeck lies on the river Trave in northern Germany, acting as one of Germany's major port cities. Once there, students will visit the famous Buddenbrook House, take a city bus tour, and then cruise around the city on a boat tour.<box> </box><box>*For Berlin Summer 1 and 3 programs, this is an... Read More


Optional for some or all sessions
Potsdam, due to its beauty and closeness to Berlin, is a must-see for everyone staying in the German capital. Potsdam is the capital of Brandenburg, located about 24 km from Berlin?s city center. Potsdam used to be the home of Prussian kings and the German Kaiser until the end of the First World... Read More


Visit the capital and the largest city of the Czech Republic situated in the north-west of the country on the Vltava River. The beauty queen among European cities, referred to as the city of a hundred spires, is a living museum which possesses architectural preservation like no other place in... Read More


Optional for some or all sessions
Rostock is located in the north of Germany in the state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern on the coast of the Baltic Sea. Rostock was founded in 1419 and its long history has been associated with the oldest universities in the world and important ports that have kept international trade connections.... Read More


Students will travel just 20 miles north of Berlin to Oranienburg, home of the former Nazi concentration camp, Sachsenhausen. Sachsenhausen was a concentration camp designed by the Nazis primarily for political prisoners from 1936 to 1945. Around 30,000 - 35,000 victims perished inside the camp... Read More

Week-Long FU-BEST Excursion

This week-long excursion gives students the opportunity to explore other areas of Europe outside of Berlin. Students are generally split up into two to three groups, and each group travels to separate locations. Typical locations in the past have been Munich, Vienna, Dresden, Prague, Hamburg,... Read More