MCHE European Study Experience

In 2023 MCHE launched this biennial Holocaust Study Tour for MCHE members. Our next tour is scheduled for September 2025. Learn More today!

The memory of the Holocaust is woven into the fabric of modern Europe. These two week tour experiences take you to the sites of the Holocaust – bringing history to life as you encounter the authentic space in which these events transpired. These tours explore the layers of history and memory and give you a deeper understanding of this event and its impact on the people who experienced it.

To prepare you for each travel experience, MCHE offers a series of learning sessions, taught by Dr. Shelly Cline and Jessica Rockhold, examining the history of each location included in the itinerary. Participants are be provided with optional reading lists. These sessions build critical background knowledge that allows our groups to maximize their learning on the ground in each location.

The tour is managed by MCHE educators, Dr. Shelly Cline and Jessica Rockhold who also lead all pre-trip education. Once on the ground in Europe we are joined by a professional tour facilitator who manages our travel through Europe. At each location we also work with local guides licensed to lead tours in their home countries.

Questions about how to join our next tour?
Call Dr. Shelly Cline at 913-327-8194 or email

Tours vary, but highlights of our tours have included:

Berlin, Germany

  • Berlin Holocaust Memorial
  • New Synagogue-Centrum Judaicum
  • Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

Munich, Germany

  • Third Reich Walking Tour
  • Fuhrerbau
  • Gestapo Headquarters
  • Feldehernhalle
  • White Rose Monument and Museum
  • Dachau

Krakow, Poland

  • Pharmacy Under the Eagle – Krakow
  • Kazimierz District – Krakow
  • Krakow Ghetto
  • Schindler Factory
  • Plaszow
  • Auschwitz & Auschwitz-Birkenau

Warsaw, Poland

  • Museum of Warsaw
  • Oneg Shabbat Archive – Warsaw
  • POLIN Museum
  • Treblinka

Zvolen, Slovakia

  • Park of Generous Souls
  • Obelisk of Hope

Vilna, Lithuania

  • Vilna Ghetto
  • Vilna Gaon Museum of Jewish History
  • Ponar

Prague, Czech Republic

  • Gestapo Headquarters
  • Reinhard Heydrich Assassination site
  • Lidice
  • Jewish Quarter and synagogues
  • Terezin/Theresienstadt

Budapest, Hungary

  • Shoes on the Danube Monument
  • Hungarian Parliament
  • Dohany Street Synagogue
  • Raoul Wallenberg memorialization
  • Hospital in the Rock
  • House of Terror

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Our mission is to teach the history of the Holocaust, applying its lessons to counter indifference, intolerance, and genocide.

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