Munich is well established as the tech capital of Germany and countless household names in manufacturing have plants or headquarters there. Several of them offer guided tours, opening a window into their high-tech production lines, including automotive giants BMW and Audi.
What’s more: now that Munich is working towards a greener future, creative minds have come up with innovative ways to bring clean, renewable energy to its residents.
All this makes it an inspiring and exciting destination for Key Stage 5 students considering a career or a degree in engineering. Our suggested itinerary is designed to showcase a range of fields of engineering and a flavour of what it might be like to work in them.
Our Suggested Itinerary
Fly to Munich and settle in at your accommodation.
Get your bearings on a guided walk in the city centre.
Optional evening activity: enjoy a traditional Bavarian meal in the beautiful Ratskeller!
Today you’ll see automotive engineering in action!
Get up close to the robotic production line at the Audi Factory Ingolstadt. You’ll accompany a car body on its journey to final assembly!
Spend the afternoon at the BMW Museum to gain an insight into the design and branding process. Alternatively, we can arrange a guided tour of the BMW Plant – let us know what you’re interested in!
Spend some free time this evening exploring the Olympic Park.
On a half-day ‘Renewable Munich’ excursion, discover how Munich is rising to the challenge of using 100% renewable energy by 2025. You’ll take part in a workshop, before visiting a huge, inner-city solar farm and a geothermal power plant with an expert guide.
In the afternoon, take a fascinating look behind the scenes on a Munich Airport tour. You’ll see operational procedures and learn how an airport works as a complete system.
After your tour, check in for your evening flight back to the UK.
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