of the head of the German Social Democrats (SPD) - Sigmar Gabriel
Sigmar Gabriel

On the 11th of June Sigmar Gabriel – Head of the German Social Democrats (SPD) and Vice-Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany visited Oświęcim.



of the Documentation Centre “Witnesses“
Documentation Centre

On the 29th of May the Documentation Centre “Witnesses” was inaugurated at the International Youth Meeting Centre in Oświęcim/Auschwitz.


5th Biennale

in Luxembourg
5th Biennale in Luxembourg

On the 14th of may the 5th Biennale of Socio-Political Posters was inaugurated in the Musée National de la Résistence in Esch-sur-Alzette. The 72 Posters from 18 countries deal with a range of different topics from tolerance, equality, politics, racism, extortion to the violation of the rights of women and children.


Educational visit

to Łódź
Litzmannstadt Ghetto

The Pedagogical and Programme Department of the IYMC proves the claim that learning is never complete. During a two-day external study trip to Łódź the educators explored its history starting from the prewar industrial period throughout the time of the Nazi occupation, visited the area of the former Litzmannstadt Ghetto and the Radegast train station as well as got acquainted with the work of the Marek Edelman Dialogue Center.



Remembering Together

On the 19th of April 2016 volunteers from the International Youth Meeting Centre in Oświęcim played an active role in the initiative for civic education „Daffodils” initiated by the Museum of the History of Polish Jews (POLIN) to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.


Learning From History

On with Learning from History

What is the real situation of refugees in Europe and Germany now? How does a refugee living accommodation look like? How are asylum cases decided in court? The German, Polish and Ukrainian participants of the second part of the student project “Learning from History: Migration and Asylum” have received answers to these and many other questions during their stay March, 2nd-6th, at the International Forum Burg Liebenzell, Germany.


Hotel Services

We offer our guests three spaciously laid out pavilions with 100 accommodations in double, triple, quadruple and quintuple rooms.