About the Amerikahaus
The main task of the Amerikahaus – Bavarian Center for Transatlantic Relations is to inform the public, especially younger generations, about the importance of the transatlantic relations between Bavaria and North America. We offer a wide range of programs and services. Learn more about our work below.
Photo: Amerikahaus ©Leonhard Simon
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Events, Workshops, and More
In addition to exhibitions, concerts, lectures, panel discussions and readings, conferences and film screenings take place in our house on a regular basis. For teenagers and young adults we offer prep courses for the English Abitur Exam, challenges, and events such as our Hackathon or our TechCamps. Take a look at our English-language book club, the Literary Circle, or take part in our teacher seminars or student master classes.
Are you looking for special programs and events for your school group? The Amerikahaus offers a number of programs which have been tailored to school groups, and nearly all of them are offered free of charge. Learn more about our offers for school groups here.
If you cannot easily visit us in person, we offer a variety of free, digital services to students and general Amerikahaus guests.
- Become a member of our eBook club and borrow English-language eBooks and audio books free of charge
- Follow exciting lectures, discussions, and more on our Amerikahaus YouTube channel
- Check out over 125 U.S. magazines such as Rolling Stone, PEOPLE, LIFE Magazine, National Geographic, The Economist, Newsweek International, The New Yorker, and many more
- Subscribe to our newsletter
In our Research Center – formerly Information & Research, Library – we support your research projects about North America, either digitally or in person. During our online research consultations, we provide you with personalized assistance with your research, citation, and writing needs. We also offer a temporary guest login for some of our databases and online periodicals, such as JSTOR, Lexis-Nexis, Gale Academic OneFile or the American History Online Database. You can book a free research workshop for your course with us. If you are in the process of planning a course on North America, we also offer various teacher seminars.
The Amerikahaus offers proctoring services for students enrolled in distance learning programs at North American colleges or universities.
Stipends and Fellowships
Our Bavarian American Academy awards fellowships for young academics at Bavarian universities and supports research stays at top American universities and research institutions. Learn more about current stipends and fellowships as well as the annual Summer Academy for graduates and postdocs.