Bilateral Agreements

One of the aims of the Research Centre for the Humanities is to sign bilateral agreements with similar Centres around the world for the exchange of scholars, common projects and other activities, where the funding of the agreed activities will be shared between the two bodies involved in the agreement.

Trilateral Agreement with Bard College (NY) and the Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology of the University of Thessaly

The Agreement’s main goal is to establish a long-term research collaboration between RCH, Bard College (NY) and ΙΑΚΑ (University of Thessaly), towards the promotion of the Humanities, Social Sciences and Liberal Arts. In this direction, the collaboration will include the conception and development of projects of common interests, exchanges of staff and the organization of common scientific events, such as workshops, conferences and summer schools.

Bilateral Agreement with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
This Agreement establishes the framework for collaboration between the two Centres in areas of mutual interest for a period of 5 years. Topics for potential collaborative projects include the new kinds of epistemological, historiographical and sociological questions that are coming to surface as a result of the work done at CERN and other sites of related research, the long term planning of the future accelerators.

Bilateral Agreement with the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG), Berlin

This Agreement aims at strengthening institutional and scientific relations between RCH and MPIWG through the implementation of collaborative activities. In particular, the agreement identifies as possible collaborative activities: a) collaboration between researchers of the two institutes on common interest subjects, b) the exchange of staff and researchers, c) organization of common scientific events, such as scientific workshops and conferences, d) joint research initiatives.

Within this context, the RCH will issue public calls for the exchange of researchers twice a year. For further information on how to apply, please email us at

Bilateral Agreement with the National Center of Social Research - ΕΚΚΕ
The Agreement with the National Center of Social Research aims at: a) the funding of research in the humanities and social studies at various levels on a national and international level by supporting young scholars (individuals and/or research groups), b) the public discussion and further dissemination of research results, c) the organization of common scientific events, such as workshops and conferences.
Bilateral Collaboration with the Independent Social Research Foundation (ISRF)
The RCH is collaborating with the Independent Social Research Foundation (ISRF) in co-organizing diverse academic events, such as workshops, conferences etc. During these events the institutions’s fellows have the opportunity to present and discuss their topics of research, aiming at exploring new approaches and directions, based on interdisciplinary insights offered by the other participants.