Federal Ministry of the Interior: Ethnic German repatriates

Foundation Flight, Expulsion, and Reconciliation (Stiftung Flucht, Vertreibung, Versöhnung), founded 2008

Marienfelde Refugee Centre Memorial, the museum documenting flight and emigration during Germany’s post-war division (1949-1990).
Between 1949 and 1990, roughly four million people left East Germany (GDR) for West Germany (FRG). 1,350,000 of these individuals passed through the Marienfelde Refugee Centre. Established in 1953 in the Berlin district of Marienfelde, individuals fleeing East Germany were housed and cared for at the Centre.

Documentation of literature on the history of East Central Europe: The bibliographical documentation is one of the Institute`s key services for historical research on East Central Europe. It includes the provision and development of an electronic online research system for the relevant research literature on the history of East Central Europe, as well as the compilation of printed annual bibliographies on the history of individual East Central European regions.

The learning portal “The Unwanted” offers information and working moduls for the civic and political education on forced migration and "ethnic cleansing" in the 20th century in Europe (in German).

The Migration History Program started out in 1997 and has grown rapidly since then. The programme actively takes part in teaching and research at University of Stavanger and collaborating institutions.

“FES-Net-Source: History and Politics” is an online service of the library of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung with a focus on collections in the field of history of the labour movement, social and contemporary history:
- Past and presence of the German and international labour movement,
- German and international social and contemporary history,
- current publications by political parties and trade unions in Germany and selected countries.

The offers informations about forced migration in the 20th century in Europe. The focus is on memories of migrants and refugees with different experiences of expulsions and "ethnic cleansing" from Greece and Turkey in the 1920s, Poland and Germany in the 1940s and Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1990s (in German).