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Ein historischer Stich von Gottfried August Gründler zeigt die Gesamtansicht der Franckeschen Stiftungen. Zwei Engel fliegen darüber und tragen das Spruchband »Prospect des Waysen-Hauses zu Glaucha vor Halle«.

August Hermann Francke

August Hermann Francke was a Protestant pastor.
He founded schools for boys and girls over 300 years ago.
A good education is important for a good life, he thought.
Francke collected books for teaching.
In class, the students also learned many practical things.
Many pupils became very famous.
They worked as pastors, teachers, scientists or politicians.
Very often they also worked abroad.
You can see that in our exhibitions.

The Francke Foundations also have kindergartens today.
In some institutions families receive support.
Young people meet after school in the youth club.

The Francke Foundations


We take care of the legacy of August Hermann Francke.

We maintain and care for the buildings.

We tell the history of the Francke Foundations in exhibitions.
Visitors from Germany and other countries visit our exhibitions.
August Hermann Francke's collections are explored.
Scientists work in the library and archive to achieve this.
You will discover new information on the history of the Francke Foundations and August Hermann Francke.
Many scholars come from abroad.

The Francke Foundations also have kindergartens today.
In some institutions families receive support.
Young people meet after school in the youth club.

We receive money for our work from the Federal Government and the State of Saxony-Anhalt.