Tours of the Archive


The Political Archive offers tours to groups from universities and academic institutions. In line with staff capacity, 5 – 20 participants are taken through the reading room and are shown the stacks. A pre-requisite for the tours is a specific interest in topics relating to the history of German diplomacy. A tour can be arranged to last between 60 and 90 minutes. Please send your application at least six weeks in advance.

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Unfortunately, due to the overwhelming level of interest it is not currently possible to organise tours for other groups (particularly groups from schools and non-university adult education institutions) or individuals.

You can gain an insight into the holdings at the Federal Foreign Office on the Federal Government’s annual Open Day.

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