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English Website of the
Atlantic Academy Rheinland-Pfalz

Here you will find information about the Academy and its program.
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Brown Bag Luncheon:
Social Video 101 -
How to Create Great Content

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Atlantische Akademie, Kaiserslautern
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Quittung für Trump?
Die USA vor den Zwischenwahlen

Donnerstag, 18. Oktober 2018
Karl-Marx-Haus, Trier
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The United States -
How Divided, How United?

Mittwoch, 24. und Donnerstag, 25. Oktober 2018
Pädagogisches Landesinstitut Speyer
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The Atlantic Academy presents a forum to all those who have questions related to the United States and its transatlantic relations and who seek discourse with others; Americans as well as Germans. In addition, concerts, film screenings, and lectures present an opportunity for encounters across all the different regions of Rhineland-Palatinate.


The Atlantic Academy offers lectures, seminars, and workshops for all those interested in transatlantic issues. The Academy is open to everyone looking for substantiated information from distinguished experts, including American scholars who have come to Germany following an invitation by the Atlantic Academy.


Those looking for advice—be it journalists, politicians, entrepreneurs, or students—may use the knowledge and experience of the Atlantic Academy’s staff as a resource. As part of the national American studies network, the Academy is able to establish contact with distinguished scholars in the respective fields.


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Zeitungsartikel: Wo das deutsch-amerikanische Herz schlägt

Der im Rahmen des Landesprojekts „Willkommen in Rheinland-Pfalz! Unsere Nachbarn aus Amerika“ stattfindende Deutsch-Amerikanische Stammtisch Ramstein...

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Meeting with Delegation from Columbia/South Carolina

We were thrilled to welcome a delegation from Columbia (South Carolina) here at the Atlantic Academy! The delegation from the sister state of...

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Seminarbericht: Die USA vor den Zwischenwahlen

„Kooperation oder Konflikt? Die transatlantischen Beziehungen vor den Zwischenwahlen“, unter diesem Titel veranstalteten die Atlantische Akademie...

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Interview in der Rheinzeitung: Warum Trump auf Nixons Spuren wandelt

Donald Trump wandelt auf den Spuren des 1974 wegen der Watergate-Affäre zurückgetretenen US-Präsidenten Richard Nixon, sagt Dr. David Sirakov, Leiter...


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Brown Bag Luncheon: Social Video 101

Join us for our next installment in our Brown Bag Luncheon series on entrepreneurship! 

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Quittung für Trump? Die USA vor den Zwischenwahlen

Wir diskutieren in Trier über die anstehenden Zwischenwahlen in den USA. 

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Quittung für Trump? Die USA vor den Zwischenwahlen

Wir diskutieren in Koblenz über die anstehenden Zwischenwahlen in den USA. 

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Seminar: The United States - How Divided, How United?

Am 24. und 25. Oktober 2018 widmen wir uns in unserem Lehrerseminar mit der Frage, wie gespalten die Vereinigten Staaten in Politik und Gesellschaft...

The Academy in a Nutshell

Founded in 1996 by the state government of Rhineland-Palatinate, the Atlantic Academy is a state- and privately funded, non-profit, and non-partisan organization whose goal is to foster transatlantic relations by educating the public about US American politics and society.

While there is little doubt that Europe and America share many interests, the transatlantic alliance is based on the assumption that the countries and peoples on both sides of the Atlantic have more in common than just interests. The Atlantic community rests upon shared values, such as freedom, equality, and democracy. To keep this community of values alive, citizens on both sides of the Atlantic are invited to engage in a dialogue to develop a deeper understanding of each other and to reconcile their differences, if necessary. This discussion needs to be conducted critically and openly. Our events and publications create opportunities for Germans and Americans to meet and discuss the various aspects of transatlantic relations.

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