Information for Visitors

Please read up on the current regulations before your visit, as regulations might vary within the different areas. You will find all details concerning your visit in our Corona section. 

As of Tuesday, November 09, 2021, the corona ‘traffic light’ is at red. According to the fifteenth Bavarian Infection Protection Measures Ordinance (15th BayIfSMV) of November 23, 2021, the 2G plus rule (vaccinated/recovered plus negative test result) applies at Amerikahaus for visitors over the age of 12 years. Please arrive with test results from an official test center. Underage students from 12 years of age do not have to present a test certificate; they are considered to be "tested" while school is in operation. We do not offer testing or supervise self-tests. Please arrive with test results from an official test center. It is mandatory to wear an FFP2 mask and to maintain a minimum distance of 1.5 m (ca. 6 ft) from all other visitors and Amerikahaus staff for the duration of your visit. For visitors between 6 and 16 years of age, a medical mask is sufficient. Please refrain from visiting the Amerikahaus if you feel unwell or have symptoms of a cold.

Thank you very much for your cooperation and understanding. 

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Service

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.
 
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Auditorium at Amerikahaus München ©Leonhard Simon

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.

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Digital Services

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
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Research Services

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

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Proctoring

The Amerikahaus offers proctoring services for students enrolled in distance learning programs at North American colleges or universities. 
 

Woman doing research at the Amerikahaus research center ©Leonhard Simon

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.