Due to the spreading epidemic of coronavirus, the seminar "Remembrance, Understanding, Future" planned on May 17-23, 2020 was postponed to the second half of the year and recruitment was temporarily suspended.

Within the next months we will inform you about the new date of the project.


The Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe invites students and volunteers from Poland and Germany interested in topics of reconciliation, Polish-German relations and the culture of remembrance to the fourth edition of the seminar "Remembrance, Understanding, Future".

The project is organized by the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the German Embassy in Warsaw and the Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe in cooperation with the Regional Representation of the European Commission in Wrocław. The seminar will take place in Krzyżowa and Wrocław from 17 to 23 May 2019.

The event will be attended by students, volunteers and NGO employees from Poland, Germany and the Western Balkans. The aim of the seminar is to reflect on the process of Polish-German reconciliation, which can be an inspiration for other nations trying to find understanding despite the difficult past.

During the seven-day meeting, participants will have the opportunity to learn about the history of Krzyżowa, Polish-German relations and reconciliation, German memory of Silesia and experiences of Polish-German youth exchange, to visit Krzyżowa, the Gross Rosen Museum, the Silesian Museum in Goerlitz, University in Wrocław and the „Zajezdnia” History Center in Wrocław.

Participation is free of charge, the organizers also covers the costs of travels.

Profile of participants:

  • age: 18-30;
  • interest in subjects of reconciliation, Polish-German relations, culture of remembrance;
  • preferred: activity in NGOs, experience in implementing Polish-German projects;
  • a command of the English language (communicative degree)

Closing of recruitment: April 24, 2020

Application form: 

Application form.doc

Application form.pdf



Applications should be sent to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Previous editions of the project aroused great interest and were positively evaluated by the participants. We invite you to familiarize yourself with the video reports from the event:

The Krzyżowa Foundation's films:

MFA films:




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