The project presented here is a contribution to the 6th history competition organised by the Stefan-Bathory-Foundation and the Karta Centre under the title "Strangers Among Us – Experien
Over a period of six weeks, students from Bonn studied the Jewish Cemetery in Schwarzrheindorf. The names on the gravestones led to research on the lives of Jewish families.
Anti-Racism Project For Unemployed Youth.
Since 1998, unemployed youth have been researching Jewish history in their home town of Freiberg and neighboring Czech cities as part of a job qualification program to become "specialists for
Polish and German young people interview expellees.
The site of the Kaufering XI concentration camp was buried within the town limits of Landsberg, Bavaria. Local students worked to convince the town to make the site visible.
In 1973, the Körber Foundation began the "Students Competition on German History for the President's Award." In 1996, the focus was on the history of helping in Germany.
At Berlin's Heinrich-Zille school, students aged nine to twelve developed a project focusing on Wilhelm Lehmann, who was murdered in Plötzensee in 1943.
Since 1990 and the reorientation of the Buchenwald memorial site after German unification, the former train station there has been the focus of many youth projects.
Hesse's Institute for In-Service Training has an on-going program, "Traces of Jewish Life," in which teachers and students meet survivors who have been invited to visit their old hometown
In Potsdam, graduating seniors had the chance to produce a video instead of taking an exam.
Shortly after the unification of Germany, a study group called "Israel" was formed at the Thomasius Gymnasium in Halle.
Anna Smulowitz, a daughter of survivors of Terezin who emigrated to the United States, wrote "Terezin, Children of the Holocaust" and performed the play with young Americans.
Since 1992, the memorial and educational center at the House of the Wannsee Conference has offered seminars for civil service employees in tax administration.
Students from Berlin have visited the former concentration camp at Majdanek, Poland annually since 1989.
Looking for new approaches to civic education, the statewide association for youth along with "Memorial Work in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania" started a work camp at the Wöbbelin mem
Students from Mülheim an der Ruhr planned a one-week writing workshop. In preparation for it, they organized a research project about Jewish life in their town.
Since 1973, Hanover's Association of Christian Students has worked with youth groups in a simulation game about railroads and the deportation of victims to concentration camps.
Young people in a club in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania often felt left out because they were nonconformists.
German History in Documents and Images (GHDI) is a comprehensive collection of primary source materials documenting Germany's political, social, and cultural history from 1500 to the present.
An internet project by the Realschule Überlingen on Lake Constance.
Project by the Norbertusgymnasium, Magdeburg (Germany) and the St. Zeromski High School, Strzegom (Poland).