Institute for Mediterranean Studies

Research Projects


Byzantine Heritage Network: Rehabilitation, highlighting and management in the Eastern Mediterranean Basin - ByHeriNet

ByHeriNet aims to create a collaborative network for the preservation and promotion of Byzantine Cultural Heritage.


Discovering "Magna Grecia" (DI.MA.)

The scope of the project is the creation of tools for the protection of the cultural heritage and of the network of I Parchi LetterariR both local and transnational, for the development of sustainable tourist activities.

Digital Crete

Digital Crete: Mediterranean Cultural Itineraries

Digital Crete aims towards the creation of a cultural information system, consisting of digitized documentation and information regarding the cultural heritage of the island of Crete, from prehistory to the modern periods.

Minoan Peak Sanctuaries

Minoan Peak Sanctuaries

The main goal of the project is to investigate the place, role and evolution of Minoan peak sanctuaries in their broader cultural and natural landscape.

Shared Heritage

Knowledge and Know-How on 19th and 20th c. Architectural and Urban Heritage in the Mediterranean

The project aims at improving the knowledge on the architectural forms and urban heritage of the 19th and 20th century in the Mediterranean, in view of helping at its development.

Digital Archaeological Map of Lasithi

Digital Archaeological Map of Lasithi

The major aim of the project was the creation of a Geographic Information System (G.I.S.) that contains different information layers.