Europahaus Aurich is an adult education and civic education facilities in Aurich, the main city of the region of Eastern Frisia, right across the border ot the Netherlands. It has a hotel facility to accommodate up to 80 guests, and offers training events (typically week-long seminars and workshops) both for the people in the region and for international guests, youth and young adults being one of the most frequent users.
With the aim of reconciliation between Dutch and Germans, after the time of fascism and the resulting 2nd World War, the Europahaus Aurich was founded as an educational institution of the "Verein Deutsch-NiederlÃ¤ndische Heimvolkshochschule e.V." in 1956. The organisations stands for German-Dutch cooperation, for a European perspective and democracy. The title "Europahaus" was added in 1970 to expresses our striving for a peaceful coexistence in Europe.
Europahaus Aurich is dedicated both to the region of Eastern Frisia and to international reconsiliation. It is committed to contributig to an ecologically, economically and socially sustainable future.
Europahaus Aurich is situated right in the centre of Aurich, on the grounds of several neighbouring houses once owned by wealthy families of the region.