As a key European financial hub, Frankfurt is the perfect place for an economics school tour. On this 5-day adventure, students will get the opportunity to visit internationally-renowned financial institutions and a real-life German business – all while getting a taste of German city life.
At a glance:
Day 1: Euro & Banking walking tour, welcome dinner
Day 2: Visit to a local business, panoramic cruise on the River Main
Day 3: Frankfurt Stock Exchange, European Central Bank
Day 4: Deutsche Bank, Money Museum at the Deutsche Bundesbank
You can find more detailed itinerary information on the Frankfurt economics school tour below. All our school trips are fully customisable to the needs of you and your students.
*Prices based on groups of 20 students and 2 free teachers.
✓ All accommodation costs
✓ Full board meals for the entire trip
✓ All transportation costs, including airport pick-up and drop-off
✓ All activities listed in the itinerary
✓ 1 free teacher per 10 paying students
✓ 24-hour emergency contact support during the trip
✓ Detailed pre-departure summary & briefing
✓ Full financial failure protection
✓ Public liability insurance
✓ Our trips are fully risk-assessed
Day 1: Welcome to Frankfurt
Today, you’ll arrive in Frankfurt and head straight off to begin your Frankfurt economics school tour! You’ll be going on a Euro & Banking walking tour that takes you all around the city. Given that Frankfurt is internationally renowned as an economic hub, your tour will show you all the key spots in the city that are most important to its position as a financial powerhouse. You’ll see the Römerberg, Bethmann Bank, the new Commerzbank, and the Eurotower, among many other spots.
Then, this evening, you’ll get a delicious welcome dinner.
Day 2: Business Visit
After breakfast, your students’ will have their first economics-related excursion. We’ll take you to a local business, where they’ll get the chance to get up close and personal with the real-world applications of the economics world.
But after that, we’ll treat them to something beyond the curriculum! You’ll spend an evening on the beautiful River Main which runs through the centre of Frankfurt, as we take you on a panoramic river cruise.
Day 3: Stocks & Shares
The third day of your Frankfurt economics school tour takes you to the very centre of German finance. You’ll be paying visit to the Frankfurt Stock Exchange! Here, you’ll take a guided tour where you’ll see the trading floor, pay a visit to the visitor centre, and learn the processes of securities transactions. You’ll even get the chance to test your knowledge with a fun quiz!
However, we’re not stopping at one trip, because after this you’ll be going to the European Central Bank, a key component of the Eurozone. Here, you’ll take a 90-minute guided tour, given by ECB staff. Students will have the opportunity to ask real staff questions on the organisation and the financial world at large.
Day 4: Money, Money, Money
Today, students are getting an exciting opportunity indeed – a trip to Deutsche Bank to learn the ins and outs of private banking. Here, they’ll get both a guided tour and a presentation delivered by an expert, meaning they’ll get a truly unique educational experience.
After that, you’re heading to the Money Museum at the Deutsche Bundesbank. Students will tour the museum, with a chance to explore the exhibitions too. An insightful treat for all age groups, students can learn about the concept of money and explore the fascinating development of the museum itself.
Day 5: Homeward Bound
It’s your final morning in Frankfurt after your jam-packed last few days, so you’ve got just enough time to head to the shops! Pick up some souvenirs, stop for a spot of lunch, and then it’s off to the airport as your economics school tour comes to a close!
Recognise Germany and Frankfurt’s role in the European and global economy.
Understand the banking system in Germany.
Experience the German approach to the workplace and work/life balance.
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