About past, present and future of Ukraine

Search mobile

Main Business German Centre ‘Bavarian House, Odessa’

Business

German Centre ‘Bavarian House, Odessa’

366
German Centre ‘Bavarian House, Odessa’

Share this article


A worthy successor of glorious German traditions is the ‘Bavarian House, Odessa’


‘Bavarian House, Odessa’ Bayerisches Haus was founded on the 11th July 1993 as a German cultural centre upon the initiative of the Bavarian State Ministry of Labour, Social, Family, Women and Health Affairs with the support of Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Free State of Bavaria under the intergovernmental agreement between Ukraine and Bavaria (1990).

The initial aims of the ‘Bavarian House, Odessa’ include regeneration and development of culture and language of ethnic Germans in the Black Sea region of Ukraine, support of German families that moved to Ukraine from the CIS countries, strengthening of mutual understanding, cultural and business relations between Ukrainian and German people.

The major part of settlers used to live in container houses that had been brought from Germany. In the course of time beautiful stone houses were built for them. The settlers acquired everything needed for the full-on household. It was necessary to work, so small enterprises were founded and provided the settlers with the jobs that were so important for life.

odessajournal 0
Bavarian House, Odessa, Team

‘Bavarian House, Odessa’ today: 

Today the ‘Bavarian House, Odessa’ is a platform for promotion and expression of various forms of German culture, such as language, science, education, art, social affairs and economy (with the support of UBMT Ltd.). Thus, the German center in Odessa contributes to the development of civil society in Ukraine and builds cultural, linguistic and economic bridges between Ukraine and Germany, Ukraine and European Union.

Being the major German platform in the south of Ukraine, the ‘Bavarian House, Odessa’ unites several centres within one building:

  • Cultural centre – enriches the cultural stage of a multinational city of Odessa with film festivals, exhibitions, concerts with the participation of German artists;
  • Educational centre – language schools (German, English, Ukrainian, Russian);
  • Economical centre – introduces Ukrainian market to German entrepreneurs and gives the possibility to use Odessa as a strategically important logistics center;   
  • Social affairs centre – since 2005 has been engaged in the struggle against HIV/AIDS in the Southern Ukraine, organizes large-scale projects.
odessajournal 1
Workshop Marie Donath
odessajournal 2
Scotch tape art in Odessa: master class

The projects of the ‘Bavarian House, Odessa’ are of much interest not only to Ukrainians, but also to foreign partners. They offer support in establishing business contacts, translation support, learning Russian and Ukrainian as a foreign language, reception of foreign tourist and research groups, economic and political delegations.

odessajournal 3
Summer Camp
odessajournal 4
Workshop Marie Donath
odessajournal 5
Library
odessajournal 6
Workshop Marie Donath
odessajournal 7
"Business Plan Competition 2019" - introductory workshop

Website | Facebook


Bayerisches Haus
more articles

Top article

The Ministry of Defense has signed a contract for the construction of a service center for repairing drones in Ukraine
War

The Ministry of Defense has signed a contract ...

Dmytro Kuleba: Ukraine and Croatia have agreed to use Croatian ports for exporting Ukrainian grain
Business

Dmytro Kuleba: Ukraine and Croatia have agree ...

New sanctions: Defence industry, political parties and individuals linked to oligarchs
Business

New sanctions: Defence industry, political pa ...

Volodymyr Zelensky: We are preparing for the next Ramstein meeting, we expect solidly grounded decisions to meet the prospects on the battlefield
War

Volodymyr Zelensky: We are preparing for the ...