This is the official website of the French Archaeological School at Athens, founded in 1846 and one of the many foreign archaeological institutes at Athens. It publishes information on the School, its present and past members, and some of its field activities. Summaries of the activities of the School are available. The website contains information useful to contact the School or access the library. A list of publications by members of the School is available. The catalogue of the library is available online. A comprehensive free-and full-text online repository containing a digital version of all journals published by the School is available under the name of Cefael. Further journals of interest to archaeologists, classicists and historians can be found in the Persée repository. This website may be useful to postgraduate students and researchers.
This is the official website of the French archaeological School at Rome; it publishes information on the School and its activities. Information on the library and access to the catalogue via telnet protocol are also available. There is a list of some of the field projects that the School has undertaken, mostly of archaeological sites dating from Roman to Medieval times, and some preliminary reports (only in the French; use menu on the left). Among the archaeological sites are Rome (Pincio and Palatine); Aquileia; Musarna (Etruria); Paestum; Tricarico; and Malvito. The School is also responsible for the excavations of Jdidi (Tunisia) and Bosra (Syria). The reports are brief and usually illustrated with a few black and white pictures, plans or drawings. Postgraduate students and researchers interested in Roman and medieval Italy will certainly find some useful report given the importance of some excavations.
The Institute for Aegean Prehistory Study Center East Crete provides useful research services to archaeologists investigating eastern Crete. The simple website provides contact details of the staff and a summary of activities. The centre organises lectures open to the public. The study centre hosts a library; the updated catalogue is available online. This website may be useful to postgraduate students and researchers.
This is the official website of the Netherlands Institute at Athens (NIA). It publishes information on staff and activities, including notices of sponsored publications and conferences. The institute has carried out fieldwork at several archaeological sites, including New Halos; Theissoa-Lavda; Argolid; Geraki; and Nikopolis. Members of the institute have also carried out surveys at Tanagra, Zakynthos and in Aetolia. Short illustrated articles summarise the projects. The institute has also sponsored palaeontological fieldwork in Greece, focussing on Pleistocene fossils and the palaeofauna of the island of Crete. A short illustrated article summarises the discoveries, most recently a herd of Cretan dwarf Hippopotamus creutzburgi and a skeleton of Cretan deer Candiacervus. This website may be useful to postgraduate students and researchers interested in the archaeology of Greece.
The Nordic Library at Athens is a joint library containing the collections of the Swedish Institute; the Finnish Institute; the Norwegian Institute; and the Danish Institute at Athens. The website publishes information on the library that is open to all scholars and provides a link to the online catalogues of this and other libraries via Argo, a catalogue of libraries specialising in Humanities in Greece, or direct hyperlinks.
This is the official website of the Norwegian Institute at Athens. The website publishes information about the activities of the institute, including field projects and publications. Among the field projects recently carried out by members of the institute are the excavations of the temple of Alea Athena at Tegea in Arcadia; a Byzantine statio and Ottoman caravansary on the Via Egnatia at Petropigi, near Kavala; the "Norwegian Arcadia Survey"; and the "Greek-Norwegian Deep-Water Archaeological Survey" off Ithaki. The institute contributes to the Nordic Library at Athens and has a small library; both catalogues can be searched online. Contact details are available. This website may be useful to postgraduate students or researchers planning a study visit to Athens.
This is the official website of the Italian Archaeological School at Athens. The website provides information on the field activities and postgraduate courses organised by the School. There are also contact details and a brief history of the School. The notiziario (newsletter) publishes information of recent activities and field work; the most recent edition is available in PDF format. Members of the School run several excavations, including Pale (Cephalonia); Poliochni (Lemnos); and the Cretan sites of Ayia Triadha; Phaistos; Monastiraki Apodolou; Thronos; Prinias and Gortyna. Brief illustrated summaries of the excavations are available in section "attivití , scavi". The School hosts a library (online catalogue via Argo) and archives of photographs, maps and drawings. Access to the archives is restricted. This website may be useful to anybody interested on any of the archaeological sites that the School is investigating. The School organises lectures and conferences; a list of recent publications sponsored by the School is available.