Karol Tendera

Karol Tendera

On the 1st of October 2019 Karol Tendera – former prisoner of KL Auschwitz and Flossenbürg (Leitmeritz) passed away in the age of 98. In 1940 he was arrested and sent for forced labour to Germany.

75th anniversary

of the liquidation of the „Gypsy Camp”

75th anniversary

On the 2nd of August 2019 the ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liquidation of so called “Gypsy camp” took place in the Memorial Site Auschwitz-Birkenau. The ceremony, organized by the Central Council of German Sinti and Roma together with Polish Roma Association and the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, gathered hundreds of mostly young Sinti and Roma people from all over Europe, delegations of the organizations, politicians and – the guests of honor – Survivors.

Anniversary ceremonies

74 Anniversary

On 27th of January the representatives of workers and volunteers of the IYMC in Oswiecim took part in the ceremonies commemorating the 74th anniversary of the liberation of the Concentration Camp Auschwitz-Birkenau as well as the town of Oświęcim.


of Manfred Weber at the IYMC

Manfred Weber

Today the IYMC hosted Mr. Manfred Weber, the Chairman of EPP Group in the EP, who accompanied by a delegation, visited Oświęcim.


de la 2e Génération at the IYMC

Témoins de la 2e Génération

Between 26th and 29th of October 2018 the IYMC hosted a group of 150 participants of the study trip organized by “Témoins de la 2e Génération” from Luxembourg.

Guests from Hessia


On the 22nd of August 2019 IYMC hosted delegation of the Landtag of Hessia, led by Boris Rhein – President of the Landtag. The members of the delegation were representatives of all the political factions in the Landtag as well as the administration and press.

We are hiring

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The Foundation for the International Youth Meeting Center in Oświęcim/Auschwitz

is looking for an employee – educator in the Education and Program Department.

Dr Herbert Diess

visits Auschwitz Memorial
Herbert Diess

On December 1st the Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, Dr. Herbert Diess, visited the Auschwitz Birkenau State Museum and the International Youth Meeting Centre in Oświęcim /Auschwitz.

100 years

of Polish independence

100 years

On the 11th of November a representation of our Foundation took part in the ceremonies commemorating the 100th anniversary of Polish independence.

Minister Heiko Maas

visits the IYMC

On 20th of August 2018 the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany, Mr Heiko Maas, accompanied with the delegation of 40 persons, among them 10 young attachés, visited Oświęcim.

Hotel Services

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