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in our international seminar house in Tyrol

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Intercultural Encounter

Adult education for people from all over the world

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Professional Exchange

Education and training of committed adults

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Living Dialogue

on social and children's village topics

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Archive

Discover, explore and experience the history of SOS Children's Villages

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Hermann Gmeiner Academy

International training centre of SOS Children's Villages and seminar house

We are a platform dedicated to the professional exchange, training and further education of the employees of SOS Children’s Villages and the location of many conferences essential to the organisation’s work. Our archive constitutes the memory of SOS Children’s Villages. Additionally, our research also focuses on topics relating to childhood, family and organizational culture.

Furthermore, the academy is responsible for the distribution of awards recognizing the special commitment and achievements of program participants and employees around the world. Our house is also open to the many friends of the SOS Children's Village and other social organizations and can be booked by them. Our heart and professional commitment is for a world of tomorrow in which all children are respected, loved and supported in their development so that they have many opportunities for a self-determined, happy life.

2nd Photo (Education): Stefan Lechner Photography

News from the Hermann Gmeiner Academy

We mourn the loss of Mrs. DSA Olga Cracolici

December 3 2020 - We mourn the loss of Mrs. DSA Olga Cracolici, who passed away on December 2nd. Olga was a board member of the SOS Children's Villages Hermann Gmeiner Academy for many years and also held the office of Vice President. Every meeting with her made the day something special. Our thoughts are with her family.

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Further Postponement of Harvesting 2020

November 21 2020 - Despite high hopes and enormous willingness to carry out the Harvesting 2020 workshop next spring, the workshop had to be postponed again as the health and security of the participants is of utmost importance and the Corona situation is unfortunately still too unpredictable. The next Harvesting workshop will be carried out Mon, 6th Sept – Mon, 13th Sept 2021.

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