Reference works and documentations
BKGE | Projects | Encyclopedia and Documentation
Documenting the Heimatsammlungen in Germany
The cooperation project of the Seminar for European Ethnology of the Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel, and of the Federal Institute documents the history and cultural history of several hundreds of small collections ("Heimatsammlungen") in Germany.
Online Encyclopedia of the culture and history of the Germans in Eastern Europe
The Institute of German Studies of the Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg and the Federal Institute set up an online encyclopedia. It delivers reliable, comprehensive and scientifically based information of the culture and history of the Germans in Eastern Europe.
Contemporary Witness Accounts
In the project "Contemporary Witness Accounts of the Culture and History of the Germans in Eastern Europe in the 20th Century", memories and relations of passed daily lives and of historical events are documented, edited and researched.