In order give young people in particular the opportunity to visit a memorial in the context of school or extracurricular education, it is possible to receive funding for group visits from German federal states. Please find further information and application forms via the links below.

Hesse

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North Rhine-Westphalia

In order to finance field trips to a memorial or to undertake other remembrance activities, schools, youth groups or other public institutions that are registered in Hesse can apply for funding at the Hessian National Centre for Political Education (Hessische Landeszentrale für politische Bildung, HLZ). For more information, please see [https://hlz.hessen.de/angebote/fahrten-zu-gedenkstaetten].
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Rhineland-Palatinate

The Ministry of Schools and Education of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (Ministerium für Schule und Bildung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen) provides field trip funding for classes ranging from grades 9 through 13 of all types of schools in the state to visit memorial sites commemorating the victims of political tyranny. These sites can be located in Germany and in other European countries. For more information, please see [https://www.bildungspartner.schulministerium.nrw.de/Bildungspartner/Die-Bildungspartner/Foerderung/Gedenkstaettenfahrten/].
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Federal Agency for Civic Education (Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung)

The Ministry of Education Rhineland-Palatinate (Ministerium für Bildung Rheinland-Pfalz) provides funding for memorial museum trips for upper secondary classes in levels I and II (Sekundarstufen I und II). Funding applications are managed by The Coordinating Office for Remembrance Work and Encounters with Contemporary Witnesses (Koordinierungsstelle Gedenkarbeit und Zeitzeugenbegegnungen Gedenkstättenfahrten). For more information, please see [https://hlz.hessen.de/angebote/fahrten-zu-gedenkstaetten].
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