Cultural Program and Excursions

Included in the program fee are manifold and interesting cultural programs. In addition to opening and closing ceremonies, as well as leisure activities (movies, sports and hiking, swimming, BBQ, game night, etc.) we offer a number of informative and fun excursions.

This way, you will be able to learn about Germany beyond the classroom.

The International Summer University will be offering the following trips in 2018:

Guided tour in Kassel

  • Join a guided city tour through Kassel 
  • Get to know the life and work of the Brothers Grimm, whose fairy tales such as Snow White and Cinderella are well-known all over the world
  • See the continent's oldest museum and Germany's oldest theater 

Kassel tourist information

Trip to Frankfurt

  • Visit the lively metropolis in the heart of Europe where the famous Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was born
  • Join a guided city tour through Frankfurt and see the Römer, Frankfurt Cathedral and St. Paul's Church
  • Admire the unique skyline from the "Museumsufer", the beautiful promenade along the river Main
  • Go shopping and have a drink in a cosy cider pub on a nice summer evening

Frankfurt tourist information

Optional Trip to Berlin

  • Spend some days in the exciting German capital
  • Join a guided city tour through Berlin
  • Experience German history and politics “in a nutshell”
  • Meet a Member of Parliament in the Reichstag building
  • Visit renowned museums and theaters
  • Go shopping and try the famous Berlin Currywurst 

This 4 day trip costs an additional 295 Euro, which includes:

  • Transportation Kassel - Berlin - Kassel
  • Accomodation and breakfast in Berlin
  • 3-day-ticket for public transportation in Berlin
  • Support service and guided tours as well as museum visits in Berlin

Berlin tourist information

Program is subject to change.