Education and culture Study visit (Sibiu, Bran, Brasov, Alba Iulia & Sighisoara) & workshops


Sibiu, Bran, Brasov, Sighisoara, Alba Iulia


580 euro


6 days




This 5 (or 6 day course upon your choice and availability) is for teachers or school staff who are interested to use cultural heritage as an active and innovative resource of learning. Participants will have the opportunity to get in touch with different learning tools and strategies while visiting Transylvania. In workshops they will learn about the hands-on aproach in classrooms.

Admission prices, coffee and water, chocolate, beer tasting and transportation from Sibiu to other cities are all included! The fee for our course is 580 euro.

Daily timetable: The daily sessions have an average length of 5 hours.


– broader understanding of innovations, practices and systems in education in Romania
– improved competences on creativity and culture.
– having insights on how to use surrounding culture, art and historical cities as a katalysator to improve your lessons.
– increased knowledge of Romanian culture and intercultural skills.
– skills on how to implement hands-on learning in your own lessons.

Daily Program:
DAY 1: Sibiu

– Welcome, energizers, meeting, what to expect.
– a History of Romanian school system;

DAY 2: School visit & Bran: Traditional brandy, wine and food

– School visit.

– Workshop: How Transylvanian slow found its way into the classroom: Visit to a bakery: tasting included)

DAY 3: Romantic Sighisoara (UNESCO)

– How to bring your own course to a historical city (visit Sighisoara):
– Storytelling, non-formal education & implementing your own curriculum into a historic visit.

Day 4: Medieval Sibiu

Guided visit to this beautiful city

Day 5:

Visit the saxon heritage from Transylvania. Sibiu county and the fortified churches

Day 6: Visit Alba Iulia (Optional)


Upcoming sessions
22.04.2024 > 27.04.2024 – Confirmed
10.06.2024 > 15.06.2024 – Confirmed

18.10.2024 > 23.10.2024 – Confirmed
17.02.2025 > 22.02.2025 – Confirmed

06.06.2025 > 11.06.2025 – Confirmed



Course details

Course organiser: Kontera Design
Location: Sibiu, Bran, Brasov, Sighisoara, Alba Iulia
Price: 580 euro
Number of participants: 12
Language: DE | EN | FR
Topics: Active citizenship, European dimension; Combating failure in education, reducing early school leaving; Communication skills
Key competences: Cultural awareness and expression; Languages; Personal, social and learning
Target audience: School management; Teachers & school staff: secondary level; Teachers & school staff: vocational education
Certification on completion: Yes

For any further information, do not hesitate to contact us. We will be delighted to find out the best solution for you. Together.

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Additional Information

From the moment you want to take part of this course and your organisation got a KA1-funding, you can pre-register by sending an email with your name, adress and the name of your organisation. Pre-registering is witouth any obligation or payment! But it’s important to pre-register, in order to keep a place open for you on the course.

From the moment the course is confirmed, you will get a registration formular to complete you enrollment.

If a course does not reach the minimum of 8 participants, we will inform you about changing or cancelling the course.

Kontera Design is a company based in Transylvania, Romania. Our goal is to stimulate & support culture and education in communities all around Europe. We work only together with qualified trainers who are also at work in the Romanian School system. In this way we will make sure participants and trainers can discuss and show their own experiences with education.

For any further information, do not hesitate to contact us ( ). We will be glad to give you the info your need or find a solution with you.

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