Cooperations and Partners

BKGE | Cooperations

Cooperation contracts with academic institutions

  • German Institute of the University of Oldenburg and German Institute of the University of Wrocław, signed 2 July 2009 in Oldenburg
  • European Network Remembrance and Solidarity, Warsaw/Warszawa, signed 8 Decembre 2009 in Warsaw
  • Institute for History „George Bariţiu“ in Cluj-Napoca, a department of the Romanian Academy of Sciences, signed 21 Octobre 2009 in Cluj-Napoca
  • Research Institute for Ethnic and National Minorities of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, signed 20 March 2011 in Oldenburg and Budapest

Other Partners


The BKGE is in close contact with the museums and institutions that receive federal funds on the basis of § 96 BVFG.

A list of all partners is here.

Regular „network meetings“ of the not university related research and infrastructure institutions in the field of the historico-cultural research on East-Central Europe help to exchange information and foster the use of synergies. One of the results of these network meetings is the cooperation with the Virtual Specialist Library East-Central Europa (ViFa Ost), the regional interdisciplinary internet portal of the East-Central European research (a cooperation project of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Herder-Instituts and the Historisches Seminar/Abteilung für Geschichte Ost- und Südosteuropas of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, of the Osteuropa-Institut in Regensburg and the Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek in Göttingen)
The BKGE is member of the Johann Gottfried Herder-Forschungsrat and of the Osteuropa-Netzwerk.
The BKGE cooperates with the Federal Center of Political Education Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung in realizing different projects, conferences and publications.

Working group of German and Polish art historians and curators

A close cooperation exists with the working group of German and Polish art historians and curators of monuments (Arbeitskreis deutscher und polnischer Kunsthistoriker und Denkmalpfleger) „Common cultural heritage“/„Das Gemeinsame Kulturerbe“/„Wspólne dziedzictwo“.

The matter of the working group are cooperations and presentations of latest research results as well as the developing of young talents in the field of art history of the historical Eastern German provinces, regions that nowadays are parts of Northern and Western Poland. Annual meetings take place alternately in Germany and in Poland.

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