Wintersession in Berlin students shared their experiences on Wellesley’s Instagram Stories earlier this month. Here we present a photo essay with highlights from their trip.
Students and Professor of German Thomas Nolden, director of Wintersession in Berlin, admire artwork in the German Historical Museum (Deutsches Historisches Museum).
At the German Historical Museum (Deutsches Historisches Museum), students get a closer look at the original Constitution of the German Empire (Verfassung des Deutschen Reiches).
A snowy Reichstag building (Reichstagsgebäude) in Berlin houses the German parliament.
Wintersession participants attend a production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte) at the Berlin State Opera (Staatsoper Berlin).
The students visit Mauerpark (“wall park”), a public linear park in Berlin’s Prenzlauer Berg district that was part of the Berlin Wall and its so-called death strip.