IHCC Instructor Offers Tour to Germany, Poland and Czech Republic

Vicky Knickerbocker, humanities, human services and sociology instructor leading tour in May 2016.

In May 2016, Vicky Knickerbocker will be leading a tour of Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic.  Knickerbocker, a humanities, human services and sociology instructor at Inver Hills Community College, is leading a tour of Holocaust sites in Europe.

The Education First (EF) College Study Tour includes stops in Berlin, Warsaw, Krakow, Prague, Nuremberg and Munich.  The tour retraces the Holocaust experiences of Inge Auerbacher, a Holocaust survivor residing in Queens, New York. Inge Auerbacher will be making the trip with Vicky and tour members.

The public, as well as faculty and staff, are encouraged to register for this exciting opportunity to trace the escape route of Checkpoint Charlie and witness the sobering vestige of Auschwitz.  You’ll walk through Jewish museums and cemeteries that immortalize the memory of millions.

st vitus cathedralThe tour group will also visit Prague, known for its role in the Velvet Revolution and remarkable landmarks such as:

The St. Vitus Cathedral, and




prague castleThe Prague Castle




palace-of-justice-nuremburgThe tour will end in Nuremburg where travel participants will visit the Palace of Justice where the famous Nuremburg trials were held.




Tour members will depart from Minneapolis on May 19, 2016 and return on June 3, 2016.  For more information call the EF Traveler Support Team at 1-877-485-4184.

For more information about The Holocaust in Europe Tour, contact:

Vicky Knickerbocker
Sociology, Humanities and Human Services Instructor