DATES STILL AVAILABLE
March - October 2017 in Berlin, Edinburgh, Madrid, Lyon, Barcelona
4. What is provided?
* Airport pick-up on arrival and return arrangement. We will pick
you up from the Airport on arrival in Berlin (Edinburgh). In the past most participants
have landed into either Tegel airport or Schoenefeld airport. We pay any expense incurred and bring you safely to your
* Apartment in Berlin and Edinburgh
You will live in a clean and simple apartment usually with three others also on
the project. All cutlery, crockery, kitchen facilities including a coffee maker
is included. Rooms comprise of a kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, living room and
balcony located in a buzzing area in the centre of Berlin. All apartments
are kitted out with all the usual things you would expect to find including
a vacuum cleaner, radio, cable television, cupboards with hangers, Fridge, cooker
and all bed linen. Washing machine
facilities are located in the basement of the building. A caretaker is on hand
at all times who is always there to help! All water and electricity bills are
also included. The apartments are close by to cafes, bars, restaurants and shops. All within 5 minutes of walking. Also includes cleaners
to clean up on departure.
Welcome breakfast included
* The STUDY PART - The language (mainly Berlin)
We provide all materials with a work book for your required level. You are allocated
a study group for your level on day one. Whether you have a great deal of German knowledge or nothing at all, there is a group for everyone. The language
classes usually begin from 10:00 am. There are excellent teachers who
really teach in a fun and interactive way. Groups in most cases usually have
a maximum capacity of approximately 12 people per group. You will most likely
be mixed with the other students who will be from all
around the world. There are areas where students tend to congregate directly after class and opportunities
to socialise with other participants and activities
are included. The opportunities to practise your German are plentiful.
* The WORK PART – The travel guide project
The afternoons are dedicated solely for the work project. You will hold regular
meetings with your team and decide the roles that you all wish to take in the
project. You will research all that Berlin has to offer in terms of entertainment,
eating and drinking, nightlife, history etc…. this is the really fun bit.
Each member will write up their reviews and all will be involved in terms of
layout and design of the small booklet. The booklet is published and distributed
to various ports including back packing hostels, tourist agencies, language
schools and places that attract students in order for your work to be seen.
You will all receive a copy and best parts of booklet will also go online. The
same goes for the filming project. Workshops are provided by a skilled journalist
who has worked within TV and newspapers, to assist in advice and tips of completing the project. This journalist will give you regular feedback to help
you achieve your potential in order to create a really great overall result
We arrange well organised activities and excursions accompanied by our fun activities
* emergency assistance and help from the team along with orientation throughout
your stay including a welcome orientation pack and introduction meeting.
* On completion of the project we are readily available to support you with
any references you may need on proof of completion of your Study/GAP placement.
What is not included
- Most breakfast, lunch and dinner is up to you. Most students in the past have had a mixture
of eating in cafes and restaurants together with cooking alone or eating together
and sharing food bills. How you get to Berlin is your responsibility,
we are able to help you find flights if you need assistance. Students in the
past have usually used the low cost budget airlines
- Travel card - public transport system
- Travel insurance – this is up to you if you wish to take out travel