What We Do

The Institute’s staff act as liaison between Canadian scholars and the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Through the CIG’s Athens office, members can obtain passes allowing free entry to the archaeological sites and museums of Greece as well as advice on the logistics of travel and planned itineraries. Members can also apply though CIG for permission to study objects housed in Greek museums and for permission to carry out excavation and archaeological survey in Greece.

What We Do


A growing archive of slides, photographic negatives, and other donated material is available for researchers.

Fieldwork Permits

All Canadian excavations and surveys must apply for permissions via the CIG.

Individual Study Permits

Obtain the necessary permissions to study archaeological material through the CIG.

Lectures and Events

Lectures, art exhibits, local tours, and other events.


Get Involved with the Canadian Institute in Greece and investigate the various memberships and assocaited benefits available for both individual and institutions.

Museum and Site Passes

Enjoy the privilege of free entry to sites and museums granted by the Hellenic Ministry of Culture.


The Institute publishes occasional monographs as well as a semi-annual Bulletin for its members.

Research Opportunities

The CIG has several fellowship and internship opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students.