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offer for schools


social-political education

perfect for ethics and other socially oriented subjects
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affected talks about his experiences with long-term addiction

deterrence & confrontation

as drug addiction can rule life
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We found early on that Martin's life served well as a chilling example for pupils, students and young adults. That's why we decided to focus heavily on this group.


From the many positive feedbacks from teachers and students, we were able to see that the tour is perfect for school classes. A great example of this is the recommendation from Uta Hadacek MSc and Claudia Chlebecek MSc - Nursing educators at the FH Campus Wien for healthcare and nursing:

We have now implemented the tour with Martin with our students for 3 years.

It is a unique experience to get to know the places, including the touching stories behind them, that a drug addict and a street dweller go to in order to survive and satisfy their addiction. Being right where the occurrences are happening, finding out the background information about why this place is so important for people, contributes to raising awareness and a better understanding of marginalized groups in our society.

Martin is a very great guide who always inspires our students. Above all, he speaks honestly and openly, without glossing over anything. We will continue to enjoy walking through the city with him.

An important experience for everyone who does not want to allow discrimination and prejudice in their world view.

The fact that Martin's reports and stories are based on his own experiences (with homelessness and drug use) and are therefore authentic increases the deterrent effect. In addition, the students generally had positive memories of the tour:

Student: I could have listened to Martin for hours. The walk with him was awesome.

Student: I still (2 weeks later) think of Martin from time to time. It was great... but it also made me think.

Student: The best we did in Vienna. In parting, Martin said we shouldn't label people if they don't conform to the ideal image or if they're homeless...because we don't know their story. I want to remember that.

Even on the school's own website from the Rainergymnasium (from the 5th district) you can find an experience report about the tour:


„….. Despite the difficulty of his experiences, he made it clear with a lot of courage and humor that homelessness can affect anyone. It can help to gain certain privileges and a good social network. Without blaming his parents or the gaps in the welfare state, he appealed with a lot of insight and self-reflection …..“

Drug-specific lecture on addiction prevention

Due to the many inquiries from various teachers, we have decided to now also offer a drug-specific lecture on addiction prevention. Martin comes to the respective school (if logistically feasible, alternatively at a different location or as a zoom meeting) to give an one-hour lecture (or a teaching unit) specifically on the subject of drug use and the resulting consequences.


Unlike the normal tour, homelessness is only mentioned here in connection with drug addiction. He begins with stories about how easily you can slip into drug addiction, how many friends you lose as a result and about the questionable Austrian withdrawal system, which is only a "from bad to worse" solution.


If you are interested in a lecture, you can simply send us a request via the contact form or by email.

*Martin is not a trained tourist guide. He will not and cannot tell you about sights.

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Kulturpass holders can simply join the tour for free!
The fixed dates are: Wed 5:00 p.m. & Sat 10:00 a.m
However, further dates can be added at any time - you can find the current calendar of events here.
To book (with Kulturpass), you can simply contact us Write to, call up or trans contact form write!
  • up to 2 culture pass holders per tour
  • a tour generally only takes place when at least 2 people have booked