Welcome to the newsroom of the Arolsen Archives. You can find all our press releases and press photos here, as well as data and facts on the world’s most comprehensive archive on the victims of Nazi persecution. If you are planning a film or photo shoot, or if you want to do some research, you’ve come to the right place too. Please do not hesitate to contact us personally if you have any questions, or if you need any further materials.

Press Photos

A selection of press photos is available for download here. You can use them free of charge when you are reporting on subjects connected with the Arolsen Archives as long as you cite the source. Please let us know if you have any questions about the photos—we will be happy to answer them.

Press Photos


Film and photography

Would you like to publish a piece of writing or make a film using pictures taken on the premises of the Arolsen Archives? You are very welcome to film or take photos on site in the archive rooms. We are also happy to find suitable subjects who can be interviewed on your topic of interest. Please contact us by phone or e-mail.


Come and visit us

You are very warmly invited to carry out research in the archive. All the documents which have already been digitized are available on site, as well as those originals which have not yet been added to the database. We also have a library with 10,000 publications. Register your project with us so that our staff can provide you with the best possible support.


Research service for journalists

Do you need detailed information on the fate of individual victims of Nazi persecution for your text, TV or radio report? The Arolsen Archives are very happy to work with the press and research individual topics or persons in the archive for your media reports. In addition to the name of the person you are interested in, please send us their date and place of birth as well as any other key data to help us clearly identify the appropriate documents. For a small fee, we can provide the search results as a high res scan for publications if required.


Dr. Anke Münster
Dr. Anke Münster
Public Relations
Head of Department
Nicole Lorentz
Nicole Lorentz
Public Relations

Press mailing list

Would you like to receive our latest press releases? If so, we would be happy to add you to our press mailing list and inform you about exhibitions, projects and news about the archive. 


Annual report

Are you looking for background information on our institution, for interviews or ideas for a story? The annual report clearly outlines the various topics and tasks which the Arolsen Archives work on.

To the annual report

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