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Gender Equality Office of Viadrina

Volkshochschule Frankfurt (Oder)

The Volkshochschule Frankfurt (Oder), engl. adult education centre, offers various courses with some explicitly welcoming refugees. Free workshops for female refugees, for example, include „Dance of the cultures“, „Creating a intercultural cookbook“ or the sewing studio which is open every tuesday and wednesday from 12:30 to 3pm. You are also welcome to participate in the intercultural garden of the Volkshochschule. Visit for further information and dates.

Additionally, the Volkshochschule offers a learning café every Wednesday and Thursday from 1pm to 2:30pm, where refugees can improve their knowledge of German language with the help of online learning platform (, the computers and, if needed, an assistance are provided for.