Museum of City History

20 April to 2 June 2013

Humanistic Heritage at the Upper Rhine

Visitors can enjoy a selection of valuable prints from the humanism library Schlettstadt/Selestat, the university libraries Strasbourg, Freiburg and Basel, the library Municipale of Colmar and the library of the Bertoldgymnasium Freiburg. 

The project “Humanism at the Upper Rhine” is a joint collaboration of the universities of Mülhausen, Strasbourg and – in the role of an associated partner – Basel and is funded within the framework of the UpperRhine Programme INTERREG IV. The project’s aim is to grant better access to the humanistic treasures in the region’s libraries and present them to the public.The universities organised a travelling exhibition which takes place in the most important libraries of the region in 2012 and 2013 and with representative exhibits grants insight into humanism at the Upper Rhine.