STEM school trip to Berlin by air 4 days, 3 nights

Our STEM tours offer students the opportunity to experience hands-on STEM excursions that motivate, enthuse and bring learning and career opportunities to life. Seeing real-life enterprises is an excellent way to create enthusiasm for the STEM subjects and see their application, inspiring the next generation of scientists, engineers and mathematicians.

Suggested itinerary

Day one
Fly from the UK to Berlin
Transfer to accommodation
Guided tour of city centre – overview with reference to all STEM issues, for example the TV Tower links to engineering
Evening at Leisure

Day two
Berlin Life Science Learning Lab
Science Center Spectrum
Evening at Leisure

Day three
BMW Plant Berlin
Deutsches Technikmuseum (Museum of Technology)
Evening at Leisure

Day four
Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron Berlin
Transfer to airport
Fly back to the UK

Tour gallery

Excursion locator map

Excursion Ideas

  • Deutsches Elektonen-Synchotron

    Subject range: STEM

    What you’ll experience: DESY, located in Zuethen on the south-east edge of the city, is one of the world’s leading particle accelerator centres. Researchers use the large-scale facilities at DESY to explore the microcosm.

    Select says: Links to learning include: physics, particle physics, maths, engineering, design.

  • Deutsches Technikmuseum (Museum of Technology)

    Subject range: STEM

    What you’ll experience: The museum is focused on the history of technology. It is regarded as a high profile teaching establishment where students have an opportunity to investigate a range of machines and technologies.

    Select says: STEM subjects can all find something here with which key ideas can be addressed – a great visit.

    Links to learning include: power engineering, chemicals & pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, maths & computer science, aerospace, power engineering, brewery technology, networks exhibition.

  • BMW Plant Berlin

    Subject range: STEM

    What you’ll experience: A guided tour of the plant gives insights into many aspects of design, production, engineering and manufacturing. These can be related to parts of the other STEM subject syllabuses.

    Select says: This is a good learning opportunity to take back and relate to externally examined parts of your course as well as the students own design and production activity.

    Links to learning include: production, design, manufacturing, materials & processes.

  • Science Center Spectrum

    Subject range: STEM

    What you’ll experience: Newly re-opened after a redevelopment programme, this is an excellent opportunity to learn through experimentation as well as utilising a range of exhibitions. Some 150 interactive exhibits make science and technology an interactive experience where students can learn many of the basics of science along with technical principles in a fun way.

    Select says: A wealth of hands-on learning opportunities covering many aspects of all STEM subjects. Links to learning include: electricity & magnetism, heat & temperature, light & vision, mechanics & motion, microcosm to macrocosm.

  • Berlin Life Science Learning Lab

    Subject range: Science

    What you’ll experience: There are opportunities for students to undertake more than 400 hands-on lab experiments and lectures in genetics, neurobiology, cell biology, radioactivity and chemistry. Mainly focussed on Life Sciences there are links to several subjects relevant to the facilities here.

    Select says: This location is highly regarded in Germany as one of the leading innovators in teaching and learning. Learning links include: genes, microbiology, cell biology, plant physiology, radioactivity and chemistry.

  • Guided tour of Berlin city centre

    Subject range: STEM

    What you’ll experience: A tour through the centre of the city so that you can relate the great sites you can see, such as the Brandenburg Gate, the TV Tower and Potsdamer Platz, to the issues in your subject that are relevant to the course your students follow.

    Select says: Berlin makes for a valuable teaching and learning environment. Learning links to maths, technology, engineering, science.

STEM tour to Berlin by air 4 days, 3 nights Accommodation

Meininger Hotel Berlin Mitte Humboldthaus

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Location: Berlin City Centre

Capacity: 242

This superb and modern accommodation in Berlin Mitte is on the doorstep of the main sightseeing hotspots. Hackescher Markt, the Museum Island, and Brandenburger Tor can all be reached by foot within a few minutes.

Rooms: En-suite bathroom, Bed linen & towels, Heating, Toiletries & Lockers

Facilities: Free WiFi

aletto Hotel Kudamm

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Location: Berlin

Capacity: 850

Located a 2 minute walk from Berlin Zoological Garden, and 4km from the Brandenburg Gate. This contemporary hotel has great facilities and is well recommended.

Rooms: All rooms have en-suite facilities and Wi-Fi.

Facilities: Restaurant, communal areas, rooftop terrace, 24 hour reception.

Acama Kreuzberg Youth Hotel

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Location: Berlin

Capacity: 599

Located in the popular Kreuzberg District, this youth hotel is 4km from both Alexanderplatz central square and the Berlin Zoological Garden.

Rooms: All rooms have en-suite facilities.

Facilities: Restaurant, communal areas, 24 hour reception, Wi-Fi.

A&O Friedrichshain

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Location: Berlin

Capacity: 851

Situated in Friedrichshain on the edge of the city centre, and close to public transport links.

Rooms: All rooms have en-suite facilities.

Facilities: Buffet breakfast, lounge area, Internet access, games room.

A&O Berlin Mitte

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Location: Berlin

Capacity: 1600

Located centrally in the Mitte district of Berlin, a great base from which to discover the city!

Rooms: All rooms have en-suite facilities.

Facilities: Buffet breakfast, lounge area, Internet access, games room.

Steps Hotel

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Location: Berlin

Capacity: 39

In a convenient location in the district of Mitte in Berlin, situated in central yet quiet area. A 6 minute walk from Nauener Platz U-Bahn station, 3km from the Berlin Wall memorial and 5km from the Brandenburg Gate.

Rooms: Mixture of shared facilities and en-suite.

Facilities: Restaurant, free Wi-Fi, 24 hour reception, outdoor terrace area.

Hotel Transit Loft

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Location: Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin

Capacity: 313

The Transit Loft is a modern hotel situated in a converted old factory building in the Prenzlauer Berg area of Berlin, just a few minutes away from Alexanderplatz, Hackescher Markt, the Museums Island and Kollwitzplatz. This hotel offers bright, friendly and functionally furnished accommodation for your school trip to Berlin.

Rooms: Multi-bedded with en-suite bathrooms.

Facilities: Buffet breakfast, Wi-Fi, 24 hour reception.