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Bauhaus Bernau Foundation


The foundation’s mission is to collect, research, and present works related to the ensemble of buildings erected under the direction of Hannes Meyer and Hans Wittwer in 1930: the ADGB Trade Union School and its outdoor facilities in Bernau bei Berlin. In addition, the foundation also organizes numerous cultural, academic, educational, and research-based activities to promote public access to this cultural and historical landmark.


ChairmanAndré Stahl, Mayor, City of Bernau bei Berlin
Deputy ChairmanDaniel Kurth, Administrator of Barnim District
Uwe RiedigerExecutive Chairman Sparkasse Barnim
Ulrich WiegandExecutive Director, Handwerkskammer Berlin
Friedemann SeegerChairman, baudenkmal bundesschule bernau e.V.

Establishment of the Foundation

Recognition of the foundation: October 19, 2011 (acquisition of legal status)


Purpose of the foundation: The aim of the foundation is to support projects that engage in further research into the architectural ensemble as a cultural and historical artefact and to present the Bauhaus monument, through a variety of activities in education, culture, and science, to a broad public.


Endowment capital and donors: € 1,860,000 (liquid assets) from the following donors

  • City of Bernau near Berlin € 1,000,000
  • Barnim County € 500,000
  • Sparkasse Bank Barnim € 340,000
  • Chamber of Crafts Berlin € 10,000
  • baudenkmal bundesschule bernau e. V. € 10,000.


Baudenkmal Bundesschule Bernau Foundation
Chairman of the Foundation Board
The Mayor
Mr. André Stahl
Marktplatz 2
16321 Bernau bei Berlin

Statutes (German)

Project funding

>> Funded projects of the past years


We are very happy to accept your donations to support our work.

Bank details of the
Stiftung Baudenkmal Bundesschule Bernau
Sparkasse Barnim
IBAN: DE09 1705 2000 0940 0085 80