Foreign Archaeological Schools/Institutes
CIG is one of seventeen institutions recognized by the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism as a Foreign Archaeological School or Institute. These institutions are charged with primary responsibility for archaeological research in Greece carried out by their nationals.
The privileges extended to the Foreign Archaeological Schools/Institutes include the right to apply each year for permission to carry out excavations and archaeological field survey, for permission for members to study museum objects, and for passes allowing members free entry to all archaeological sites and museums in Greece.
The obligations of each Foreign Archaeological School/Institute include employing a Director and year-round staff in Greece, maintaining a library in Greece which is available for use also by Greek scholars and students, and the presentation and publication of the results of the institution’s research.
- American School of Classical Studies at Athens
- Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens
- Austrian Archaeological Institute
- Belgian School at Athens
- British School at Athens
- Danish Institute at Athens
- Finnish Institute at Athens
- French School at Athens
- Georgian Institute at Athens
- German Archaeological Institute
- Irish Institute of Hellenic Studies at Athens
- Italian Archaeological School at Athens
- Netherlands Institute in Athens
- Norwegian Institute at Athens
- Swedish Institute at Athens
- Swiss School of Archaeology in Greece