Hermann Gmeiner Day 2015

"Hermann Gmeiner’s Concept of SOS Children’s Village through the ages" A critical acclaim.

The Hermann Gmeiner Day 2015 took place on Friday, April 17, 2015 in the SOS Children's Village Hermann Gmeiner Academy in Innsbruck.

What to expect?

  • Remarkable aspects of Hermann Gmeiner‘s biography
  • Overview about programme developments in Spain, Hungary, Luxembourg, Germany and Austria through the ages and current trends
  • Going into depth with focus on a country/ programme of your particular interest


  • 08:45 am Welcome
  • 09:00 am Opening and greeting - President Helmut Kutin
    Introduction to the programme - Christian Honold
  • 09:10 am Otmar Czihak about Hermann Gmeiner's biography leading to his perception of alternative car ein the historical context
  • 09:25 am Short inputs about SOS CV Programmes and Projects by
    Marianne Brosius-Kolber and Règis Thill (LUX)
    Birgit Lambertz (GER)
    Elisabeth Hauser (A)
    Imre Jozsef (H)
    Carmen Delgado (ES)
    Guma Almandina (AL)
  • 10:40 am Like an open p´book ... going into depth; incl. coffee and tea
  • 11:40 am Sharing what we found with the entire audience
  • 12:15 pm Lunch
  • 2:00 pm Departure to the SOS Children's Village Imst
  • 3:00 pm Hermann Gmeiner memorial divine service followed by coffee and tea
  • 5:00 pm Individual journey home / departure to Innsbruck

Thank you for joining us! 


A short retrospection

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Further Hermann Gmeiner Days

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For more information please contact:

Dr. Christian Honold
+43 512 3316 5682