MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

News

International Summer Academy in German - recruitment information

03-06-2015
We are pleased to announce the opening of the Third International Summer Academy in German organized by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, as part of educational programs organized at the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust. It will take place on August – 28 August 2015. Application deadline is July 10, 2015.

Authenticity - experience - memory. A research seminar by students of the University of British Columbia.

02-06-2015
20 Canadian students participated in a 12 days research seminar “Witnessing Auschwitz – Conflicting Stories and Memories”, which was organized by the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in conjunction with the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.

Silver "Gloria Artis" for the director of the Auschwitz Museum

29-05-2015
The director of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum Dr. Piotr M.A. Cywiński was awarded a silver Gloria Artis Medal by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage Prof. Małgorzata Omilanowska.

Testimonies of Auschwitz survivors available in the authentic space of the Memorial

29-05-2015
The testimonies of former prisoners of Auschwitz have been made available in the historic space of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp. Visitors can, at designated locations listen to stories of direct witnesses to the events.

French senators at the Auschwitz Memorial

25-05-2015
On May 25, the President of the French Senate Gérard Larcher, together with a group of several dozen members of the French upper house of parliament visited the Auschwitz Museum and Memorial.

67th anniversary of the death of Cavalry Captain Witold Pilecki

25-05-2015
67th anniversary of the death of Cavalry Captain Witold Pilecki
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