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MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

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Summary of the international competition “My memory, my responsibility. In my place.”

17-05-2021
The first edition of the international competition “My memory, my responsibility. In my place”, organised by the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and the Auschwitz-Birkenau Institute, has come to an end. The jury selected the winners from among several dozen works submitted from 11 countries.

Online educational session dedicated to Fr Maximilian Kolbe - 28 May

12-05-2021
"Testimony" is the title of an educational session devoted to Franciscan friar Maximilian Kolbe who was imprisoned and murdered 80 years ago in the German Nazi Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp. The event will take place on 28 May 2021 on zoom platform. The session will be translated simultaneously into English.

Call for participants: International Summer Academy in English

04-05-2021
The 8th edition of the International Summer Academy organized by the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust will take place in July 2021.

Memoria magazine - 04/2021

30-04-2021
'Memoria' is an online magazine dedicated to the history of Auschwitz, the Holocaust as well as memory and education around the world.

From 7 May the Auschwitz Memorial will be temporarily open to visitors Friday through Sunday

29-04-2021
From 7 May the Auschwitz Museum will be temporarily open to visitors Friday through Sunday.

15. session of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation Council

30-03-2021
The 15th session of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation Council was held in Warsaw on 24 March. The main task of the Foundation is to finance the conservation of the authentic remains of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.