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Volunteer Academy 2022. Invitation to participate in the online project.

"Volunteer Academy" is a new project of the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust at the Auschwitz Memorial aimed at people interested in Auschwitz’s history and volunteering at the Memorial Archives. The Academy will run online from 16 October to 17 November. The meetings will be conducted in English.

Multibook that helps to prepare to a visit at the Memorial available also in French, German, Italian, and Spanish

Subsequent language versions of the interactive multibook designed to prepare visitors for a visit to the Auschwitz Memorial are available on the Museum website: French, German, Italian, and Spanish.

Commemoration of the 81st anniversary of the death of Father Maximilian Kolbe

Eighty-one years ago, the Franciscan friar Maximilian Maria Kolbe was murdered in German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz. On the anniversary of the incident, a mass was celebrated at the Memorial, near Block 11, which housed the camp prison and where the monk was murdered.

80th anniversary of the death of Edith Stein

Nearly 200 worshippers commemorated the 80th anniversary of the death of Edith Stein at the Auschwitz Memorial on 9 August. They held a prayer march through the grounds of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz II-Birkenau, from the historic death gate to the monument to the victims located between the ruins of the crematoria and gas chambers. Among those gathered were representatives of the episcopates of Poland and Germany, the clergy and the faithful. The event was presided over by Archbishop Marek Jędraszewski, with the Deputy Minister of Culture and National Heritage, Jarosław Sellin, among the guests.

Governor-General of Australia David Hurley at the Auschwitz Memorial

Governor-General of Australia David Hurley, together with his wife Linda, visited the Auschwitz Memorial. They commemorated the victims of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp by laying a wreath by the Death Wall as well as they made their entry in the Memorial Book.

78th anniversary of liquidation of the Roma camp in Auschwitz

About a thousand people took part on August 2nd in the events commemorating the Sinti and Roma Holocaust Memorial Day at the Memorial Site. Among them there were the representatives of state authorities, international organizations, ambassadors, politicians, representatives of local authorities, institutions and museums.