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School trips to Auschwitz Museum and Holocaust related tours

School trips to the Auschwitz Memorial are not the typical tourist attractions.

These trips demand focus and afterthought, they touch and shape our conscience, empathy and sensitivity and they evoke personal reflection.  We ask ourselves: Who am I? Who could I become? Could I be a perpetrator like that? Would I be able to preserve dignity as a victim? As a bystander, would I be ready to put my life at risk to save another soul? These trips make us reflect upon the world we live in: how to form relations between nations, between minorities and majorities, what values and attitudes to shape and reinforce, what to do, to prevent such tragedies from happening in the future and why, despite such painful lessons, they still do occur?

School trips "Auschwitz - the logics and topography of extermination"

In cooperation with historians and partners from The Museum of Auschwitz we organize study tours and school trips under the title "Auschwitz - the logics and topography of extermination"

Holocaust related school trips and study tours

We organize as well as other trips related to the Holocaust and the World War II. Among them are programmes valued by teachers and educators en route Berlin - Dresden - Thersienstadt - Auschwitz – Kraków as well as Warsaw and other places of martyrdom such as: Łódz, Treblinka, Bełżec, Sobibór and Majdanek.

Below we present a few suggestions for Auschwitz Memorial school trips /study tours.

Auschwitz Study Tour
Holocaust and WW II

Auschwitz Study Tour

A short, intensive version of the programme: one day at the Auschwitz Memorial and one day in Krakow, allows students to get to know the most important places associated with the history of the Holocaust and World War II.
Route: Auschwitz - Krakow
Duration: 3 days/2 nights

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Auschwitz School Trip / Study Tour
Holocaust and WW II

Auschwitz School Trip / Study Tour

Popular with the students is the trip to Krakow, which focuses on the history of the Holocaust, with special emphasis on the Auschwitz Museum (one-day trip from Krakow). The programme will be complemented by a visit to the site of the former ghetto and the Oskar Schindler factory with an exhibition depicting the reality of the German occupation of Poland from 1939 to 1945. A guided walk through the former Jewish quarter gives the students an insight into the history and culture of the Jews in Poland.
Route: Krakow - Auschwitz
Duration: 4 days/3 nights

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Extended Krakow / Auschwitz School Trip (2 days study program in Auschwitz Museum)
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Extended Krakow / Auschwitz School Trip (2 days study program in Auschwitz Museum)

An extended two-day stay at the Auschwitz Museum forms the core of the trip. The next two days in Krakow focus on previous events such as: the reality of the German occupation in Poland, the ghetto and the history and culture of the Jews. Stages of the extermination of Eastern European Jews using the example of the Jewish communities in Krakow and KL Auschwitz - Birkenau.
Route: Krakow - Auschwitz
Duration: 5 days/4 nights

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The Holocaust and Janusz Korczak study tour
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The Holocaust and Janusz Korczak study tour

The story of the extermination of Warsaw's Jews. The largest Nazi ghetto in Europe and the Treblinka death camp. In the middle of this hell is Janusz Korczak, the "Old Doctor", who remains true to his ideals and the children entrusted to him until the end. There is also Irena Sendlerowa, a nurse who succeeded in leading 2000 Jewish children out of the ghetto. The cruel reality of the occupation and the Krakow ghetto, and two righteous people - the German industrialist Oskar Schindler and the Polish pharmacist Tadeusz Pankiewicz. People who bring light into the darkness. We will also try to find sparks of light during a visit to this "heart of darkness" that was Auschwitz.
Route: Warsaw - Treblinka - Krakow - Auschwitz - Krakow
Duration: 6 days/5 nights

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Holocaust Study Tour. Berlin – Warsaw – Krakow – Auschwitz.
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Holocaust Study Tour. Berlin – Warsaw – Krakow – Auschwitz.

A nine-day journey from Berlin and Villa Wannsee, where a dozen people decided the death of millions in a matter of hours, to Warsaw with its dramatic history of the largest ghetto in occupied Europe and with a spectacular museum documenting the history, culture and process of the extermination of Polish Jews, to gas chambers at Auschwitz, where provisions from Wannsee found their most horrific realisation, is a time to learn historical facts and reflect on the past and present.
Route: Berlin - Warsaw - Krakow - Auschwitz
Duration: 9 days/8 nights

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Holocaust study tour: Berlin - Dresden - Theresienstadt - Prague - Krakow - Auschwitz
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Holocaust study tour: Berlin - Dresden - Theresienstadt - Prague - Krakow - Auschwitz

A nine-day journey from Berlin and Villa Wannsee, where a dozen people decided the death of millions within a few hours, to Dresden, Theresienstadt, Prague, Krakow and the gas chambers of Auschwitz, where provisions from Wannsee found their most horrific realisation, is a time to learn historical facts and reflect on the past and present.
Route: Berlin - Dresden - Theresienstadt - Prague - Krakow - Auschwitz
Duration: 9 days/8 nights

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