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.
Facts & figures
How many inquiries do the Arolsen Archives receive each year? Which countries do the inquiries come from? And who is requesting the information?
We have prepared some graphics and info texts for you with the most important answers.
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.