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In NIOD’s collection you can find material about war, the Second World War, the Holocaust and genocides.

Through educational activities NIOD promotes knowledge about war and mass violence. 

NIOD does independent and international comparative research into war violence in the 20th and 21st century.


The Consultancy program allows a dynamic, pro-active approach to questions from organizations and individuals, and increases the scope and visibility of these activities.

Even today, interesting documents from the Second World War are discovered. Don’t throw them away, but contact NIOD.

The international EHRI project creates online access tot Holocaust-related sources.