Welcome to the The Max Mannheimer Study Center
The Max Mannheimer Study Center is an extra-school educational institution that aims to enable, first and foremost, young people from throughout the world to take a more in-depth look at contemporary history. The educational services include single or multiple study day courses for school classes, youth association groups, students, and other interested groups.
Single Day Program
We offer a program that has proven very successful for groups who wish to spend just one day in the Max Mannheimer Study Center. The program begins at 9 am and ends at 5 pm. Lunch is provided at the guest house.
Multiple Day Programs
The Max Mannheimer Study Center offers single or multiple day study courses for school classes, youth association groups, students, and any other interested persons. Focus is placed on examining and discussing the National Socialist period in general, with special reference given to the history of the Dachau concentration camp.
This program addresses the needs foremost of (soon-to-be) teachers and multipliers active in historical and political civic education.
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Max Mannheimer (1920-2016)
Max Mannheimer (1920-2016) was a survivor of the Shoah. From 1990 he was president of the association of Dachau camp survivors and from 1995 vice president of the international Dachau committee. He worked as a businessman, author and painter.