Visit places of psychiatry-historical significance in Berlin

During the congress you have the opportunity to visit several places related to the history of German psychiatry in Berlin. Please come to the Tours/Hotel counter of the congress to make sure to secure one of the last tickets! The scientific visits will be accompanied by an English-speaking guide.

Charité Berlin – past and present

Visit the Medical Historical Museum at the Charité in Berlin
Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 14:00–18:00

The Charité is nowadays one of the largest university hospitals in Europe for medical research and education. It looks back on a 300-year history of healing, research and teaching at the top international level with 3,700 doctors and scientists. It extends over four campuses with almost 100 clinics and institutes under the roof of 17 Charité Centers.

The Berlin Museum of Medical History is the successor of Rudolf Virchow's Pathological Museum and it is located on the grounds of the Charité in Berlin Mitte. The museum's special exhibitions focus on current aspects of medicine and medical history of the last four centuries. In its stocks, the museum holds quite a few historical medical collections. They also provide objects for an ongoing material research in the fields of history of science and medicine. The permanent exhibition includes 750 pieces of pathological anatomic (moist and dry) compounds, models and images. Explore the museum on a private guided tour.

In addition, you will participate in a tour of Professor Andreas Heinz’ institute at the Charité Berlin.

Price per person: EUR 55,00

Price includes:

  • Admission fee and guided tours of the Museum of Medical History and the Charité 
  • Transportation 
  • English-speaking guide
Berlin in the 1940's – in memoriam of the victims

Visit the Topography of Terror and T4 Memorial in Berlin
Thursday, 12 October 2017, 15:00–18:00

You will visit the Topography of Terror - one of the most frequently visited places of remembrance in Berlin. During the "Third Reich" the headquarters of the Secret State Police, the SS and the Reich Security Main Office were located at the site. The permanent exhibition “Topography of Terror: Gestapo, SS and Reich Security Main Office on Wilhelm- and Prinz-Albrecht-Straße” focuses on the central institutions of the SS and police during the “Third Reich” and the crimes that they committed throughout Europe. There you will have some time to individually explore the exhibition.

The second stop of the tour will be the T4 Memorial and Information point for the victims of national socialist “Euthanasia” killings. Dr. Rotzoll will provide insights and background information.

Price per person: EUR 35,00

Price includes:

  • Transportation 
  • English-speaking guide

General Conditions for Berlin
Full payment in advance is required.
The scientific visit will be conducted in English.
The scientific visit is based on a minimum of 25 participants. The organisers reserve the right to cancel the scientific by 25 July 2017 if the minimum number of participants is not reached. Full refunds of any scientific visits that do not take place will be available after the end of the congress.
The scientific visit starts and ends at the congress venue Messe Berlin South Entrance. Meeting point will be the congress counter.

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