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“Elie Wiesel” National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania

The National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania “Elie Wiesel” was established by Government Decision no. 902 of August 4, 2005.

The Institute’s object of activity is the identification, collection, archiving, research and publication of documents related to the Holocaust, in solving scientific problems, as well as the development and implementation of educational programs on this historical phenomenon. In order to achieve the object of activity, the Institute carries out the following activity:

a) carries out research, education and cultural projects, in the country and abroad, on the basis of contracts, in order to deepen the knowledge of the Holocaust phenomenon;
b) purchases or receives as donations any testimony, publication or document relating to the Holocaust or in connection therewith;
c) identifies, brings to the country and preserves the documents regarding the Holocaust in Romania, in original or in copy, on any medium, spread in different countries of the world;
d) constitutes an archive containing publications, books, collections of magazines, newspapers, manifestos and other documents related to the Holocaust in Romania, also compiling working tools in the field.