MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

Volunteers of the Memorial honoured with the awards “If Not for Those Ten... ”

04-07-2019
At the 72nd anniversary of creation of the Museum at the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, volunteers and representatives of institutions supporting voluntary work at the Memorial were honoured with the awards “If Not for Those Ten...”. Among them there were persons from Poland, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russia, the United States, Japan.

Seminar in collaboration with the academic centre for oral history in Voronezh

01-05-2019
The International Centre for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust has organised for the seventh time, in cooperation with the Academic Centre for Oral History in Voronezh, a seminar for teachers and educators from Russia entitled “Auschwitz - history and symbol” The project, which took place between 15 and 18 April 2019, involved 22 people from different Russian cities.

ICEAH seminar in Ukraine for Polish teachers and educators

08-04-2019
"Studying the Holocaust for the development of an atmosphere of tolerance" is the title of a seminar addressed to Polish educators, held on 24-29 March 2019 in the Dniepr and Kiev. It was attended by 22 people, teachers and guide (educators) of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.

International Summer Academy 2019 in English and German - Call for Participants

27-02-2019
The International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust is opening the application session to participate in the 7th edition of the International Summer Academy. This English-speaking program will take place from 20 to 27 July 2019 and the German-speaking from 17 to 23 August 2019 at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. The seminar is addressed to teachers, educators, historians, employees of memorial sites, students and all those interested in the history of WWII and the Holocaust.

Educational challenges in authentic memorial sites

17-10-2018
The results of the three-year project “The Future of Auschwitz and the Holocaust Education in Authentic Memorial Sites” implemented by the Auschwitz Museum and the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam were summarised during an international conference held at the Book Gallery in Oświęcim from 10-12 October.
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Teachers and educators

ICEAH addresses its educational activities to teachers and educators, among others by providing numerous publications and educational materials to help deepen knowledge on the subject of Auschwitz and the Holocaust, as well as organizing numerous conferences and thematic sessions

We also help organize the stay for students in the Auschwitz Memorial Site, offering one-and two-day study visits at the Memorial Site, which includes tour and selected educational activities, such as workshops, multimedia presentations and video lectures. In addition, we support teachers in the proper preparation of young people for visit, subject to which it is worth taking advantage of the offers - preparatory lessons for a visit to the Museum. Teachers and educators also have at their disposal extensive information on the preparation, implementation and summaries of the visits, taking into account our proposed methodological studies.

There is also the possibility of support teachers and educators by making our mobile exhibitions available. They can be presented in schools and other institutions.

The Auschwitz Museum is also a place that gives teachers and their students the opportunity to engage in Voluntary activities, through which they can gain experience in the preparation and implementation of various projects, including those of an educational nature.