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The FDCL archive...

... evolved in 1974 out of the solidarty and third world movement. Our archive makes a regular critical contribution to the documentation of social, economic and political developments in Latin America and its relations to the nations of "The North".


Our considerable newspaper-, journal- and book collection has grown into the biggest independent non-governmental archive about Latin America in the German-speaking world. It has a collection available which is unique in this form.


A wide and diverse collection arose from accompanying political processes. These materials have a special historical and contemporary historical value and are permanently updated.
That's why our archive has remained indispensable for a profound political education critically facing up to social and political subjects.


This collection should be used!


Research by internet:

You can research the collection easily in the corporated database of the nationwide 'Cooperation
of Third World Archives - Archiv³'.


In 1998, 11 archives, which emerged out of the solidarity and third world scene, formed a network in order to coordinate  themselves and work more efficiently.


Local research:

You can visit us during opening hours or by appointment for  researching, copying press clippings or borrowing books. This can all be done free of charge and on your own, or if you wish we would be glad to help you.

We also process research orders and generel requests by post, phone, fax or email.



Opening hours:
Monday - Thursday: 10.00 - 16.00


or by appointment:
Telephone: 6934029




Forschungs- und Dokumentationszentrum Chile-Lateinamerika

Centro de Investigación y Documentación Chile-América Latina

Centro de Pesquisa y Documentação Chile-América Latina

Center for Research and Documentation Chile-Latin America

Gneisenaustraße 2a
10961 Berlin, Alemania, Alemanha
Fon: 49-(0)30-693 40 29; -69 81 89 35
Fax: 49-(0)30-692 65 90


The work of FDCL is mainly financed by project-based contributions of diverse donors and foundations. In order to maintain our financial independence, however, we also depend on donations. As a non-profit registered association we give tax-reduction certificates. The members of the association are informed at least once a year about the ongoing work and activities. The work of  FDCL is done to a large extent by volunteers.

Bank account for donations:
Bank: Postbank Berlín
Account number: 17 69 66 104
Bank identification code : 100 100 10
FDCL - Forschungs- und Dokumentationszentrum Chile-Lateinamerika e.V.