Youth in the GDR

How did the state influence the lives of young people? 

After a topic-based introduction, the course focuses on the discussion of the state mechanisms that determined the everyday life of young people in the GDR. The pupils can gain insight into a sample of historical reality by working in stations. The following focal points are set:

  1. Forming the socialist character
  2. Educating the socialist character
  3. Under surveillance of state security
  4. Young people in resistance