The Arbeitskreis Asyl Kernen is an initiative of the two Protestant Churches of the city of Kernen which was originally founded of the Protestant Church of Stetten. Our aim is not at all the proselytisation of refugees. As citizen with a common interest we joint to welcome the refugees in Kernen and to support them. We are not a club and have no membership or pay any fee. We are open to all who are interested in joining us.

If you want to contact us please write an email to: ak-asyldontospamme@gowaway.ev-kirche.rommelshausen.de

Open lunch for all:

Every Thursday from 12.30 to 2 pm in the Friedenskirche of the Protestant-Methodist Church, Kurze Straße 9, Rommelshausen.

Lunch is served for a very little prize of 2,- €.

This is an ecumenical project of the following churches:

Protestant Church, Protestant-Methodist Church Catholic Church, Landeskirchlichen Gemeinschaft and Erlacher Höhe.

Deutschkurse - German language courses:

Finding work without the ability of speaking German is very difficult. And also to get along in Germann society speaking German is necessary. That is why we want to help you learning German and offer you this language course, which costs 10,-€.

If you want to take part, you can write a mail to our organizer, who will find a convient course for you.

After having reached a basic knowledge and having regulary taken part in our courses we can help you to find a regular course in Waiblingen.

Click here for our E-Mail contact.

Vergünstigter Freibadeintritt - Reduced rate admission...

...to the outdoor swimming pool in Stetten is possible when you show  your refugee identification card.

Begegnungscafé - Encounter-Café:

Foto: E. Schober

Over coffee, tea and baked goods, refugees and citizens have the opportunity to meet one another, enjoy interesting conversations or simply have fun together playing table soccer or table tennis.

Come and get to know other refugees and your German neighbors
We’re looking forward to seeing you!

  • When: every Tuesday 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Where: Refugee living quarters in Kernen-Stetten
  • Who: all refugees and interested citizens in and around Kernen

Tanzworkshop - Dance Workshop:

Foto: Hannah Kaltarar, Diakonie Stetten

Three hours long, every Wednesday, refugees and German citizens meet together for music and dance. The workshop is led by Grégory Darcy, whose aim it is to bring people of varying cultures into contact with one another. Music and movement make it possible to simply have fun together despite all language barriers. All who participate are invited to bring traditional dances from their own culture into the group. Eventually these various dances will be woven into a single choreography.

Further information: Grégory Darcy

  • When: Wednesdays from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Where: Hangweide Church Hall
  • Who: German citizens and refugees

Leitfaden BAMF Interview - Hearing Advice BAMF

...for the Hearing at the "Federal Office for Migration and Refugees" ("Bundesamt für Migration und Flüchtlinge" BAMF).
The hearing you are about to face is the most important part of your asylum procedure. Your statement within the hearing will be the basis for the decision on your request for asylum.
The decision will mostly depend on the believability of the statements you make during the hearing. So be sure to provide complete information and avoid contradictory statements or exaggeration.

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Welcome to Germany! This guide aims to provide information about the country you now find yourself in. Click here: A Guide for Orientation and Communication in Germany

Nachrichten - News:

News from all over the world also Germany can be found on the internet site of the radio station SWR in different languages.

More wide-spreading and general information, online german courses and videos for a superiorly integration (to be more informed) are arranged in many languages on the internet site of

Homepage der Gemeinde Kernen - internet site of Kernen:

The internet site of Kernen is partly translated in English and French.

Ortsplan Kernen (Rommelshausen und Stetten) - Map of the community Kernen (Rommelshausen and Stetten)

Mit freundlicher Genehmigung des Ordnungsamtes Gemeinde Kernen i.R.