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Duitsland | Thema en restauratie

Duitsland | Thema en restauratie

Ga aan de slag als vrijwilliger tijdens een groepsproject in Duitsland. Dit project vindt plaats van 27 september t/m 4 oktober en biedt ruimte aan 9 deelnemers in de leeftijd van 18 t/m 26 jaar. Je gaat werkzaamheden uitvoeren gericht op thema.

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Work: The volunteers will work at the Memorial site of the former concentration camp of Buchenwald. The main project for the practical work will be on the “Buchenwald Railway Memorial Trail” where you will work for the preservation and maintenance of the former railway path. In addition, you will take part in a remembrance project when you produce memorial stones that commemorate children and young people who were deported to the concentration camp of Auschwitz and murdered there. More information: and (in German)

Study Part: The program will focus on the National Socialist history (i.e. on the concentration camp system, the NS ideology and the NS society) and its effects and consequences until today. The responsible pedagogical assistant of the Memorial will show you the remains and history of the former camp, step-by-step, through different tours on the site. Moreover, you will visit exhibitions and watch documentary movies, and those who would like may work with materials of the library or the archive. If you like we can deal with the memorialization in Germany and your countries and exchange country-specific perspectives on historical events, also on those beyond 1945. Open spaces can be organized for your interests, for example to discuss current social issues like racism or neo-fascism. In an excursion you will discover the history of the city of Weimar.

Accommodatie en maaltijden

You will sleep in the International Youth Centre building, situated on the site of the former concentration camp, in rooms for 2 persons. Sanitary facilities including showers are available. You will have your meals in the International Youth Center at the Buchenwald Memorial.

Locatie en vrije tijd

The free time activities will be decided by the groups interests and wishes.

That depends of course on the group. And this year it also depends on the specific situation and limitations due to the Corona virus. Weimar is a student and tourist city, and has many leisure facilities. There are some possibilities to go out in Weimar, such as going to the theatre, exhibitions or to concerts. The city is famous for its museums of German cultural history, including those about the famous poets Goethe and Schiller and about the Bauhaus architecture or the Weimar Republic. There is the possibility of going for walks in the woods, go swimming etc. In the Youth Center, you can also use the Hi-Fi and video equipment and the volunteers can do handicrafts in the arts room. In the building, we have table tennis and table soccer.


For this Workcamp it is necessary to have very good English skills! A motivation letter -specific to this project- is required!

We ask the volunteers to make sure that their travel is compatible with the most recent recommendations of health authorities with regards to the spread of the Corona virus. Unfortunately, volunteers from risk areas cannot take part in this project. The assessment of the Robert Koch Institute is decisive for the assessment of whether a region / country is to be classified as a risk area. Here you can find an up-to-date list of risk areas: Since the development of Covid 19 cannot be foreseen and can change constantly, the volunteers should take out travel cancellation insurance if possible.We will take the necessary health precautions for our projects, but please contact your sending organisation to get more information in case you have any concerns.


Never forget #5: What Happened in Buchenwald? Preservation Work at the Memorial Site and Studying about German NS-History


VJF 6.3


Soort werk






Aantal vrijwilligers

9 (4 mannen en 5 vrouwen)


18 t/m 26 jaar



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