Information and Advice Centre of the Stasi Archives Dresden

Baratung, Foto: Bundesarchiv Stasi-Unterlagen-Archiv

Information and Advice Centre of the Stasi Archives Dresden

Information and requests for file inspection

At the information and counselling centre of the Dresden Stasi Archives, we will provide you with information on all questions concerning the inspection of files and accept your applications. At the historical site - the former district administration of the Stasi in Dresden - we provide information about the structure and working methods of the Ministry for State Security of the GDR (MfS).

Our services:

  • Advice and acceptance of applications for personal file inspection as well as research and media applications (on presentation of a valid personal document).
  • Exhibition on the work of the archive
  • Viewing copies of Stasi files, document booklets, publications on the subject of the MfS
  • Educational offers (project days, further training for teachers, material for lessons, rental of travelling exhibitions)
  • Supervision of students' theses and dissertations, internships
  • Information events, lectures

Address/ Contact:
Information and counselling centre at the Bautzner Straße Memorial Dresden
Bautzner Straße 112a, 01099 Dresden, 4th floor
Telephone: 0351 2508-3411
Fax: 0351 2508-3419

Service hours:
Mon and Wed | 10:00 - 17:00
and by arrangement

Opening hours of the exhibition:
daily | 10:00 - 18:00

All offers currently by appointment only