Bayerische Staatskanzlei

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The Bayerische Staatskanzlei (Bavarian State Chancellery) is a state agency of the German Free State of Bavaria, and the appendant building.

The office

The Bavarian State Chancellery is serving as the executive office of the Minister-President as head of government. The agency's primary function is to assist the Minister-President in coordinating the activities of the Bavarian State Government, similar to the German Chancellery on federal level. The State Chancellery is represented by Bavarian missions in the German capital Berlin and to the European Union in Brussels.

The building

Bayerische Staatskanzlei is also the name of the building in Munich-Maxvorstadt that houses the personal offices of the chancellery staff. It was erected from 1989 to 1993 around the central dome of the fomer Bavarian Army Museum, which had been built in 1905 at the site of the Hofgartenkaserne barracks and was demolished in World War II. The remnansts of some renaissance arcades of the Hofgarten in the north were integrated to the building.

See also

  • Prinz-Carl-Palais