Foundation Art & Design in Berlin

Ref: 10002722

Eligibility

BTEC Level 3 Foundation Art & Design students are eligible to participate in this opportunity. The maximum number of places on this opportunity is 40 and the minimum the trip will go ahead with is 30. DMU staff will be accompanying the group.

DMU students are only eligible to receive 1 academic-led trip bursary per year. Please check our eligibility criteria for further details.

Description

Students on the Foundation Art and Design course have this fantastic opportunity to experience the cultural hub of Berlin for three nights and four days. You will be collecting research materials as you visit the city’s inspiring museums and art galleries, and get to know the diverse cultures in this vibrant European Capital. This research will support the development of your Final Major Project, contribute to your portfolio and help you to achieve your progression aims of further study or employment. The study visit will support your emerging ideas and help you to develop independence and critical awareness through a historical and cultural programme.

You will stay in central Berlin with good access to both national museums and independent galleries. The trip will help broaden your knowledge of contemporary and historical art and design practice while giving you a valuable international experience to add to your CV.

The trip will help broaden students’ knowledge of historical art and design and contemporary practice. This will contribute to unit 3 (Preparation and Progression in Art & Design), Unit 4 (Information and Interpretation in Art & Design) and Unit 10 (Final Major Project)

Cultural activities

The trip will support your emerging ideas and help you to develop independence and critical awareness through a historical and cultural programme. You will have the chance to visit the East Side gallery, Bauhaus Archive, Museum Island and see the fascinating architecture of the Jewish Museum, the Reichstag building and Berliner Dom (Berlin Cathedral). You will stay in central Berlin, with good access to both national museums and independent galleries.

Travel and accommodation

Accommodation and travel  will be booked by the faculty for this opportunity, and students will be expected to pay the full amount following confirmation of their place.

Contact details

Visa information

In order to participate in this trip, you are responsible for ensuring that you meet the German immigration requirements.

EU nationals will not require a visa to travel to another EU country.

Non-EU nationals will require a visa to travel to Germany and are responsible for obtaining a Schengen visa.

The #DMUglobal team can provide visa support letters as required, and proof of enrolment can be obtained from the Student Gateway. You must ensure that you apply for your Schengen visa as soon as you have been formally accepted to this opportunity by #DMUglobal. You are responsible for checking processing times and meeting all application requirements in order to ensure that you receive your visa prior to departure. Be aware that immigration decisions are made by individual embassies.

Key Information

  • Departure date: Monday 4 February 2019
  • Return date: Thursday 7 February 2019
  • Estimated cost of travel, accommodation and transfers: £300
  • Students will also be required to pay for: Food & drink, entry fees (£55), and visa (if applicable)
  • #DMUglobal bursary: £150
  • Deadline for application: CLOSED