9 or 11 days
Vienna, London, Kent, Beckenham, extension to Amsterdam

Explore the origins of psychology in Europe and investigate the sensational role that Freud played in the late 19th century. 

An Austrian native and graduate of the esteemed University of Vienna, Freud's groundbreaking ideas around psychoanalysis were most influential in London. A short stroll through Freud's home reveals how he and the likes of Carl Jung changed the face of the doctor-patient relationship.

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Austria

  • Day 2: Vienna

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Vienna

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Opera House, one of the leading opera houses in the world
    • Kärntnerstrasse, Vienna's main boulevard
    • St. Stephen’s Cathedral, central to Austrian history and iconic for its tiled roof

    Enjoy dinner in Vienna

  • Day 3: Vienna

    Take a guided tour of Vienna 

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Ringstrasse, a circular boulevard around the Inner Town district
    • Parliament, a columned building that serves as Vienna's center of government
    • Rathaus, Vienna's flower-adorned city hall
    • Hofburg, the presidential residence and former imperial palace

    Visit Schönbrunn Palace, an elegant palace with beautifully landscapes gardens where Marie Antoinette spent her childhood

    Visit the Viktor Frankl Institute Museum, dedicated to the neurologist and psychiatrist who founded logotherapy

  • Day 4: Vienna

    Tour the Sigmund Freud Museum with an expert local guide, which tells the story of Freud’s life along with the history of psychoanalysis

    Tour Vienna and learn about Sigmund Freud with an expert local guide, visiting some of Freud’s favorite haunts around the city, learning about his daily life, and seeing everything from his patients’ homes to the Vienna Psychoanalytic Ambulatorium

  • Day 5: Vienna • London

    Fly to London

    Take a walking tour of London

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • The Strand, London's major thoroughfare
    • Trafalgar Square, a bustling central square
    • Leicester Square, a square lined with theaters and other events
    • Covent Garden, a vibrant and charming shopping area

    Enjoy a fish and chips dinner in London

  • Day 6: London

    Take a guided tour of London

    With your expert local guide you will see: 

    • Big Ben, an iconic London bell at the Palace of Westminster
    • Houses of Parliament, home to England's governing body
    • Piccadilly Circus, a five-way intersection 
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral, a domed church which has hosted many royal events
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)

    Visit the Wellcome Collection, a museum dedicated to medical artifacts and original artworks exploring “ideas about the connections between medicine, life, and art” 

    Tour London and learn about Jack the Ripper with an expert local guide  

  • Day 7: London • Kent • Beckenham

    Take a day trip to Kent and Beckenham 

    Visit Down House, the family home of Charles Darwin and where Darwin conceived of natural selection and evolution

    Tour Darwin's gardens at Down House with an expert local guide and take a walk down the “thinking path” he carved out and named the Sandwalk Wood

    Visit the Bethlem Royal Hospital Archives and Museum, the first institution for mental health in the history of Europe

  • Day 8: London

    Spend a half day exploring London on your own

    Enjoy lunch at one of London's outdoor markets

    Tour the Freud Museum with an expert local guide, converted from Freud's home; see his study as well as his famous couch, all while learning more about the story of psychoanalysis

  • Day 9: Depart for home

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  • Day 9: London • Amsterdam

    Travel by train to Amsterdam

    Take a walking tour of Amsterdam 

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • The 13th-century dam built to prevent the Zuiderzee Sea from flooding the city
    • The Begijnhof, a lovely 14th-century sanctuary for the Catholic sisterhood of Begijnhofites
    • Waterlooplein Square, known for its market

    Visit the Van Gogh Museum and enter the mind of one of history’s most talented artists

    Enjoy dinner in Amsterdam

  • Day 10: Amsterdam

    Take a guided tour of Amsterdam

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Koninklijk Paleis (Royal Palace), once the home of the Dutch Royal Family
    • Westerkerk (West Church), where Rembrandt is buried
    • Dam Square, bustling central meeting point

    Visit the Anne Frank House and reflect on themes that range from conflicting fundamental and human rights, to discrimination, and more

    Spend a half day exploring Amsterdam on your own

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Austria

  • Day 2: Vienna

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Vienna

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Opera House, one of the leading opera houses in the world
    • Kärntnerstrasse, Vienna's main boulevard
    • St. Stephen’s Cathedral, central to Austrian history and iconic for its tiled roof

    Enjoy dinner in Vienna

  • Day 3: Vienna

    Take a guided tour of Vienna 

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Ringstrasse, a circular boulevard around the Inner Town district
    • Parliament, a columned building that serves as Vienna's center of government
    • Rathaus, Vienna's flower-adorned city hall
    • Hofburg, the presidential residence and former imperial palace

    Visit Schönbrunn Palace, an elegant palace with beautifully landscapes gardens where Marie Antoinette spent her childhood

    Visit the Viktor Frankl Institute Museum, dedicated to the neurologist and psychiatrist who founded logotherapy

  • Day 4: Vienna

    Tour the Sigmund Freud Museum with an expert local guide, which tells the story of Freud’s life along with the history of psychoanalysis

    Tour Vienna and learn about Sigmund Freud with an expert local guide, visiting some of Freud’s favorite haunts around the city, learning about his daily life, and seeing everything from his patients’ homes to the Vienna Psychoanalytic Ambulatorium

  • Day 5: Vienna • London

    Fly to London

    Take a walking tour of London

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • The Strand, London's major thoroughfare
    • Trafalgar Square, a bustling central square
    • Leicester Square, a square lined with theaters and other events
    • Covent Garden, a vibrant and charming shopping area

    Enjoy a fish and chips dinner in London

  • Day 6: London

    Take a guided tour of London

    With your expert local guide you will see: 

    • Big Ben, an iconic London bell at the Palace of Westminster
    • Houses of Parliament, home to England's governing body
    • Piccadilly Circus, a five-way intersection 
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral, a domed church which has hosted many royal events
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)

    Visit the Wellcome Collection, a museum dedicated to medical artifacts and original artworks exploring “ideas about the connections between medicine, life, and art” 

    Tour London and learn about Jack the Ripper with an expert local guide  

  • Day 7: London • Kent • Beckenham

    Take a day trip to Kent and Beckenham 

    Visit Down House, the family home of Charles Darwin and where Darwin conceived of natural selection and evolution

    Tour Darwin's gardens at Down House with an expert local guide and take a walk down the “thinking path” he carved out and named the Sandwalk Wood

    Visit the Bethlem Royal Hospital Archives and Museum, the first institution for mental health in the history of Europe

  • Day 8: London

    Spend a half day exploring London on your own

    Enjoy lunch at one of London's outdoor markets

    Tour the Freud Museum with an expert local guide, converted from Freud's home; see his study as well as his famous couch, all while learning more about the story of psychoanalysis

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add more days

  • Day 9: London • Amsterdam

    Travel by train to Amsterdam

    Take a walking tour of Amsterdam 

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • The 13th-century dam built to prevent the Zuiderzee Sea from flooding the city
    • The Begijnhof, a lovely 14th-century sanctuary for the Catholic sisterhood of Begijnhofites
    • Waterlooplein Square, known for its market

    Visit the Van Gogh Museum and enter the mind of one of history’s most talented artists

    Enjoy dinner in Amsterdam

  • Day 10: Amsterdam

    Take a guided tour of Amsterdam

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Koninklijk Paleis (Royal Palace), once the home of the Dutch Royal Family
    • Westerkerk (West Church), where Rembrandt is buried
    • Dam Square, bustling central meeting point

    Visit the Anne Frank House and reflect on themes that range from conflicting fundamental and human rights, to discrimination, and more

    Spend a half day exploring Amsterdam on your own

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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Learning outcomes on this program

Confidence • Curiosity • Global perspective • Empathy • Adaptability • Relatability • Self-Awareness


EF Global Learning Model Post-Study Abroad Learning Resources
Academic resources

With this program, you get access to our Global Learning Resources, which include:

  • Discussion questions
  • Sample assignments
  • Journal prompts
  • Webinars
  • EF's Global Competency Assessment, a pre- and post-program assessment to measure competency development
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EF Global Learning Model Post-Study Abroad Learning Resources
Academic resources


With this program, you get access to our Global Learning Resources, which include:

  • Discussion questions
  • Sample assignments
  • Journal prompts
  • Webinars
  • EF's Global Competency Assessment, a pre- and post-program assessment to measure competency development

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Your experience includes

  • Round-trip airfare

    Your price includes round-trip airfare for your whole group

  • Accommodations

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • On-tour transportation

    Land transportation

  • Regional-style meals

    Daily breakfasts and select local dinners are included in your program. Generally, we leave lunch up to you so your group has an opportunity to explore its own tastes.

  • End-to-end support

    Your team helps to secure administrative approval and academic credit, provides recruiting tools and helps establish your program's ongoing presence on campus.

  • EF Global Learning Toolkit

    To capitalize on moments for building empathy, awareness, and adaptability in a global environment, we offer a number of different tools designed to help educators facilitate student growth abroad and on campus, including academically enriched travel programs, industry engagement opportunities, global learning resources, and a Global Competencies Assessment tool.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all program logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert Local Guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and enhancing teaching moments wherever your curriculum takes you.

  • Guided sightseeing

    Gain insider knowledge and cultural perspective from licensed local guides who join your group for select experiences on tour.

  • Entrances

    Schonbrunn Palace, Viktor Frankl Institute Museum, Sigmund Freud Museum, Wellcome Collection, Jack the Ripper Tour, Natural History Museum/Darwin Centre, Freud Museum, Down House, Bethlam Royal Hospital Archives and Museum

  • Worldwide support, safety and security

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide. We provide 24-hour emergency support service along with a comprehensive $50 million liability policy that covers you and your institution while abroad.

  • Flexible payment options

    Give more students the opportunity to study abroad by offering them two different payment plan options, along with our TripFunder website to help fundraise for the program.


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