Hermann Gmeiner Day 2015


„I see the many thirty and fourty year old ones who once grew up in an SOS Children‘s Village and who now settle down with their own family… A pedagogical miracle!“ Hermann Gmeiner
photo: © canstockphoto.de

Subject: „Hermann Gmeiner‘s concept of SOS CV‘s through the ages.
A critical acclaim“

Date: 17 April 2015

Welcome: 8.45 am

Beginning: 9 am

Location: Hermann Gmeiner Academy, Innsbruck, Austria

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
02:00 pm Departure to SOS-Kinderdorf Imst
03:00 pm Hermann Gmeiner memorial divine service followed by coffee and tea
05:00 pm Individual journey home / departure to Innsbruck

Free entrance including lunch!


via phone: +43 512 3316

on-line registration

We are looking forward to seeing you!