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Auschwitz gave rise to the unification of Europe. Martin Schulz visits the Memorial Site

20-04-2013
On 20 April, the President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz visited the site of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. The guest was guided around the Memorial Site by the deputy director of the Museum, Andrzej Kacorzyk.

First open on-line lesson of the Auschwitz Museum in English

16-04-2013
The “Auschwitz — Concentration and Extermination Camp“ online lesson, which focuses on the most important topics in the history of the Nazi German camp, is available in English on the Museum's website. The Auschwitz Memorial is a pioneer of e-learning in institutions of this kind in Poland.

“Auschwitz and the Holocaust — education in school and at the Memorial Site”

15-04-2013
The subject of Auschwitz and the Holocaust in school and out of school in the face of changes in the core curriculum was the main theme of the “Auschwitz and the Holocaust — education in school and at the Memorial Site,” which was held on the 12-14 April in Oświęcim. It was attended by 80 school teachers and academics from Poland.

22nd March of the Living

08-04-2013
The 22nd March of the Living was held on 8 April on the grounds of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz. The participants, mostly young Jews from more than 50 countries around the world, but also a group of young Polish people, went from the "Arbeit macht frei" gate in Auschwitz I to Auschwitz II-Birkenau.

“Konzentrationslager Auschwitz” exhibition in Italy

02-04-2013
The exhibition “German Nazi Death Camp Konzentrationslager Auschwitz” was opened in Italy in the city of Latina.

International Summer Academy 2013

02-04-2013
Auschwitz II-Birkenau. Remains of wooden barracks at Sector BII. Fot. Paweł Sawicki International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust announces recruitment for the Third International Summer Academy that is organized as part of educational programs offered by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. This year’s edition will take place from June 29 till July 4 in Oświęcim and Cracow, Poland.
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