Stories

Here you can watch and read historical as well as contemporary stories of migration and integration in Brandenburg. A Syrian who is teaching Arabic to Germans in Neuruppin, young refugees that took pictures of their new surroundings, trainees at Mercedes-Benz or an passionate teacher who brought together refugees from the past and today. Furthermore you can read about the Salzburgers in East Prussia in the 18th century as well as about Jewish migrations in the 16th century. Enjoy the digital exhibition "Heimatkunde" of the House of Brandenburg-Prussian History!

A Syrian entrepreneur in Brandenburg

In July 2016 Omar Kassab opened a shop for arabic groceries in Großräschen, Brandenburg. The… Mehr Erfahren

Refuge – then and now

The traveling exhibition ‘Refuge then and now’ shows what displaced persons after World War II… Mehr Erfahren

Community interpreting service

Language barriers are the most prominent hurdles for the integration of newcomers who often do… Mehr Erfahren

Kurdish Girls Dance Group

Dance doesn’t need words, says Sabiha Khalil a women rights activist from Syria. This is… Mehr Erfahren

Syrian trainees in Brandenburg

The integration into the German labour market is the most important aspect of succesful integration… Mehr Erfahren

Brandenburg residents learn Arabic

It is self-evident why newcomers are learning German relentlessly: Without language skills nothing is possible,… Mehr Erfahren

Integrating newcomers into the labor market

The integration of newcomers into the labor market can pose a challenge. Often, the lack… Mehr Erfahren

Portraits of young refugees

Since February 2017, 15 unaccompanied minor refugees have been living in Trebbin. They are living… Mehr Erfahren

Voluntary Year in Brandenburg

Dijwar is a volunteer on a heritage protected estate in Heiligengrabe, Brandenburg. Aside from preservation… Mehr Erfahren

Refugees learn photography

In September 2017 young refugees exhibited their photographs at the Potsdam city hall. The exhibition… Mehr Erfahren

Jewish migrations in the 16th century

Since Slavic times Jewish families lived in Brandenburg. In the Middles Ages they inhabited Alt-… Mehr Erfahren

Migration in Brandenburg – a historical overview

Migration with all its causes and facettes is not a recent phenomenon: Brandenburg is a… Mehr Erfahren

‘Resettlers’ and new beginnings 1945

WW II ended with the victory of the allies over Nazi Germany. The country was… Mehr Erfahren

Salzburger in East Prussia in the 18th century

Like the huguenots in the 17th century, the Salzburger immigrants are a famous example for… Mehr Erfahren

Berlin in the 19th century

Brandenburg’s history remains incomplete without Berlin. Over centuries, the city was the center of the… Mehr Erfahren

Huguenots in Brandenburg in the 17th century

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