MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

A new perspective for education at the Memorial. Adaptation work has been completed at the new seat of the Education Center.

04-10-2019
The project for the conversion of the historical building of the so-called Old Theatre into the new seat of the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust was officially completed on 3 October after several years of efforts and more than two years of construction and conservation work.

“Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at Authentic Memorial Sites...” - post-conference publication

27-09-2019
“Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at Authentic Memorial Sites. Current Status and Future Prospects” is a new publication by the Auschwitz Museum. It is a summary of the international conference which was held in Oświęcim on 10-12 November 2018.

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.
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Structure

The International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust works under patronage of the International Auschwitz Council and its Education Commission. The activities of the Center are supervised by the director of the Museum, and are led by the deputy director for education. 

Deputy Director for Education 
Director of the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust — Andrzej Kacorzyk

Visitor Services
Organization of general education tours — Agnieszka Osiecka

Exhibitions
Organization of exhibitions — teresa Zbrzeska

Education Projects
Preperation and realization of specialized educational projects — Marta Berecka

Methodology of Guiding
Coordination of work of guides-educators, training — Tomasz Michaldo

Volunteer Bureau 
Preperation of volunteer projects and coordination of student interships — Katarzyna Marcak

E-learning
Education via internet, internet web-site, publications, news — Agnieszka Juskowiak-Sawicka

Contact:
International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust 
Ul. Więźniów Oświęcimia 20
32-603 Oświęcim
Tel./Fax. (+48) 33 844 8063
www.auschwitz.org