There are a number of ways for you to get actively involved in Aalen and also to help you get to know new people.
Below, you will find a list of the activities you could undertake in the realms of language, sport and culture in Aalen. If this is of interest, please get in touch with the relevant contact person.
This association champions the concerns, interests and needs of people of various origins. Kulturküche Aalen e.V. (Culture Kitchen Aalen Regd Assoc.) leverages cultural, communicative and societal initiatives to promote social dialogue and supports participating persons and groups in a spirit of partnership.
These initiatives include:
“Putting down roots abroad...” is the credo of Aalen Interkultureller Garten, the first garden of this kind in Baden-Württemberg.
Aalen Interkultureller Garten is located in the Hirschbach Valley (between the districts of Rötenberg and Galgenberg), in the immediate vicinity of Hirschbach Outdoor Swimming Pool, and can be reached on foot from the station and the city centre in a matter of minutes. It consists of 18 allotments that are organically cultivated and tended by families from 18 different cultural milieux.
The allotments, each measuring 20 to 40 square metres, are not separated by fencing and are located close to one another. A large portion of the complex, which spans an area of around 3,000 square metres, is taken up by the communal area. This is where the families’ children can let off steam on a variety of play equipment; there is enough space for barbecues, and fruit trees, jointly planted, also bloom here.
All the gardeners have led disrupted lives and, in part, have had traumatic experiences. All of them wish to settle down in Aalen and find a new home here.
Celebrations, events and projects help to bring about a variety of opportunities to meet others, and contribute to a future that is shaped together.
Where is the Interkultureller Garten?
Hirschbachstr. 68, behind Hirschbach Outdoor Swimming Pool (right by the small stream Hirschbach)
You will find more information and current dates below:
The Deutschtreff in Aalen conveys the sense of pleasure taken in the German language and promotes cultural exchanges.
Anyone wishing to learn a new language needs regular language practice, information about the country and the region’s culture and customs. The Deutschtreff offers all this!
The aim is to improve German skills in a friendly setting, to learn from one another, to respect one another and to have fun together.
Shared activities, such as going to the cinema, taking a guided tour of the city, playing billiards, etc., are also on offer.
The Deutschtreff is open to catering to participants’ requests and ideas.
Participation is free of charge.
People from over 100 countries live in Ostalbkreis, this district being their hub. The largest immigrant group has a Turkish migration background. Many members of this group are successfully engaged in the most diverse fields.
A group of women and men of both Turkish and German origin have come together from this circle to reflect upon peaceful and safe co-existence in the district of Ostalbkreis.
The German-Turkish network in the district of Ostalbkreis was established in December 2007.
The parties involved are:
The Treffpunkt Rötenberg (Rötenberg Hub) is a community centre and point of contact for people from all cultures, both young and old.
The work of the full-time team is based upon the four pillars of education, advice, interaction and participation. The Rötenberg’s resident population is made up of a colourful mosaic, and both its people and the residential area have a certain charm. “Colourful. Charming. Rötenberg” is thus also the name accorded to the concept formulated in 2015.
The aim of the work carried out is to make the Rötenberg Hub a place of integration, inclusion and prevention.
The German Red Cross District Chapter in Aalen offers a number of projects and initiatives specific to integration and makes a valuable contribution to the work carried out in the area of integration in Aalen.
What’s on offer?
Caritas is the charity of the Catholic Church. Services are available to all. No distinctions are made on the basis of age, gender, religion or nationality and ethnicity.
Here, you will receive advice and support in the following areas:
You will receive advice free of charge.
We are subject to the statutory obligation to maintain confidentiality.