Mission Statement

The main task of the Stiftung Bayerisches Amerikahaus gGmbh – Bavarian Center for Transatlantic Relations (Amerikahaus Munich) is to inform the public, especially younger generations, about the importance of the transatlantic relations between Bavaria and North America. It does so by offering a wide range of cultural events and services, such as book presentations and exhibitions, theater performances and concerts, lectures and discussions, conferences and workshops. Furthermore, it is an academic network center and platform for transatlantic activities of the Free State of Bavaria.


The Bavarian Center for Transatlantic Relations is a non-profit limited company and the largest institution concerned with transatlantic relations in Germany, and its central role as such is constantly confirmed by financial support by the State of Bavaria, the US government, major Bavarian companies and private donations as well.

Our Services

Academic networks
The Bavarian American Academy (BAA) supports research on or related to the USA, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean, and to enhance the interaction between science and culture, society and economy. The BAA is a section of the Stiftung Bayerisches Amerikahaus gGmbH - Bavarian Center for Transatlantic Relations,.


Service for teachers and students
Teacher trainings and lectures for students dealing with transatlantic topics. Research workshops for teachers and students.

Student Advising Center
Official EducationUSA Center. EducationUSA is an U.S. Department of State network of over 400 international student advising centers in more than 170 countries. The network promotes U.S. higher education to students around the world by offering accurate, comprehensive, and current information about opportunities to study at accredited postsecondary institutions in the United States.

We inform and advise young people who would like to go to the U.S. or Canada about their opportunites, e.g. High School stay, Au Pair program, internships or studying in the U.S. We also offer proctoring services for students enrolled in a distance learning program at North American colleges or universities.


Information and Research, Library
Access to important transatlantic online databases, DVDs, books and eBooks (eBook-Club).

Cultural and political program
- exhibitions
- challenges and events for young people
- symposia
- film screenings
- concerts
- book presentations
- Literary Circle (English-speaking Book Club)
- discussions
- seminars
- lectures
- workshops


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