IPM Study Trip to Berlin 2nd – 4th June, 2016

Berlin_Museumsinsel_Fernsehturm-2-This 3-day accredited educational trip to Berlin is a combination of site visits, lectures & workshops as well as meetings with local place managers (local partnerships, markets, town centre management, local initiatives, local tourism etc.).

[You can find out more about courses at the IPM by visiting the IPM website.]

The Study Tour will be hosted by Dr Ares Kalandides, Professor Cathy Parker and Simon Quin. It takes place in cooperation with New York University, Berlin (NYU Berlin).

For more information please contact Ares Kalandides: ares@placemanagement.org

Expected outcomes

After this study trip you will have:

…improved your professional skills

…expanded your knowledge on places and widened your understanding of how they work

…learned about the IPM’s holistic approach to place management

…found out how place management, markets, tourism management and place marketing function in Berlin

…met local place managers

…connected with other experts from around the world

…earned 1,500 credit points for your professional development (CPD)

Programme (latest update, 27th Αpril 2016)

Location: NYU Berlin. Schönhauser Allee 36. Haus 2, Entrance F. 10435 Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg


Day 1: Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Lecture by Ares Kalandides. Topic: “The political economy of urban development in Berlin from 1990 to 2016”

Seminar with Prof. Cathy Parker. Topic: “Place management: what works and why”

Seminar with Simon Quin. Topic: “Town Centre Management – development and evolution in an international context”.

Visits/Meetings with experts

Town Centre Management City-West: AG City West

A new concept for shopping centres: the Bikini-Haus.

Responsible tourism and tourism management in Berlin: Meeting at Visit Berlin.

Welcome Dinner


Day 2: Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Visits/Meetings with experts

Citizen participation for safe public spaces: Leopoldplatz in Wedding;

Neighbourhood management and the German “Integrated Social City” programme: Meeting with the Neighbourhood Managers of “Brunnenviertel”.

Designing and managing covered markets: Arminius Markthalle

Seminar with Prof. Cathy Parker. Topic: “New town typologies post-internet”

Seminar with Simon Quin. Topic: “Public markets – why markets matter”


Day 3: Saturday, June 4th, 2016

Visits/Meetings with experts

Local partnership for place management: Quartier Beyerischer Platz

Urban gardening as a place-making tool: “Prinzessinengarten

Covered markets as community spaces: Markthalle IX;

Workshop with Prof. Cathy Parker, Simon Quin & Dr. Ares Kalandides. Topic: “Lessons learned & the way forward”


IPM Members:

  • £ 540 ( aprox. € 700)** full fee
  • £ 300 ( aprox. € 390) student fee

Non IPM Members (Check this section of our website for information on membership):

  • £ 650 (aprox. € 840 ) full fee & student fee

Your fee includes:

  • Lectures & workshops
  • All teaching materials
  • Refreshments during the day
  • Three light meals
  • One dinner
  • Transporation for site visits

*Fees do not include travel to/from Berlin or accomodation

**Currency exchange may vary

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