England & Germany: Psychology

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Length

10 days

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Destinations

Berlin, London, Leipzig

Program includes

  • Roundtrip Airfare
  • 8 Nights of Accommodation
  • All Ground Transportation
  • Internal Flight London to Berlin
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • 3 Traditional Dinners
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tours
  • Travelers Insurance
  • Full Time Guide & Assistance

Program highlights

  • Sigmund Freud Museum
  • Anna Freud Center
  • Down House
  • Wundt Room
  • Bethlem Museum of the Mind
  • British Museum
  • UNESCO Museum Island

Itinerary

Day 1 – Departure

Depart Home for London, England

Day 2 – London

  • Arrive in London, England
  • Airport Transfer
  • Orientation Tour – The group will become oriented with their neighborhood, the public transportation systems, nearby pharmacies, markets, ATMs, etc.
  • Welcome Dinner – The group will be taken for an authentic dinner with a variety of menu options to cater all diets.

Day 3 – London

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • London Historical & Cultural Walking Tour – The Monument, Tower of London, Tower Bridge, St. Paul’s Cathedral, The Church of the Knights Templar, Mansion House, London Bridge, The Globe Theatre, The Bank of England, The Royal Exchange.
  • Lunch Break
  • Freud Museum – Discover the story of psychoanalysis, see Freud’s study, extraordinary collection and iconic couch. This beautiful house in leafy Hampstead was the home of Sigmund Freud and his family when they fled from Nazi rule in Austria in 1938. It remained the family home until Freud’s daughter Anna, a pioneer of child psychoanalysis, died in 1982. Then at her wish it became a Museum.
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Day 4 – London

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Anna Freud Center Visit – The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families has developed and delivered pioneering mental health care for over 60 years. Its aim is to transform current mental health provision in the UK by improving the quality, accessibility and effectiveness of treatment.
  • Lunch Break
  • British Museum – The British Museum is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture. Its permanent collection of some eight million works is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence, having been widely sourced during the era of the British Empire.

Day 5 – London

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Down House – Down House is the former home of the English naturalist Charles Darwin and his family. It was in this house and garden that Darwin worked on his theories of evolution by natural selection which he had conceived in London before moving to Down.
  • Lunch Break
  • Bethlem Museum of the Mind – This facilitated visit includes a presentation on the hospital and the history of treatment, time in the museum and a Q&A session. We then add one/two of the following depending on the interests of the group and the availability of staff: an archive session, an analytical session based on the painting The Maze and a workshop based on ethics in mental health care.

Day 6 – Berlin

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer
  • Flight – London to Berlin
  • Berlin Historical & Cultural Walking Tour –
    Brandenburg Gate, Site of Hitler’s Bunker, Holocaust Memorial, Checkpoint Charlie, Gendarmenmarkt, The Berlin Wall, Pariser Platz, Luftwaffe HQ, Bebelplatz, TV Tower, Book Burning Memorial, and more…
  • Berlin Welcome Dinner

Day 7 – Berlin

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Museum Island – Museum Island is a unique ensemble of five museums on Spree Island in the district of Mitte in Berlin. The entire complex is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Day 8 – Leipzig

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Travel to Leipzig (approx. 2 hour)
  • University of Leipzig Visit
  • Wundt Room – The Institute hosts a small collection with exhibits from Wundt’s office and laboratory. Many of the original devices used for stimulus presentation and exact time measurement are presented.
  • Lunch Break
  • Structured Free Time
  • Return to Berlin

Day 9 – Berlin

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Free Day in Berlin
  • Farewell Dinner & Program Closing

Day 10 – Return

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer
  • Depart Berlin, Germany for Home

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