The Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz in Research Associations

The Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz is an active member of several interdisciplinary research associations. This enables it to develop and expand its own potential.

The Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz (Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation) works with diverse partners to define new fields of research. Its participation in national and international networks, its own research, and the universal significance of its collections make the Foundation an important player in the scientific community.

Moreover, the Foundation maintains close, long-established co-operative partnerships with research institutes in different fields.

Berliner Antike-Kolleg

Personengruppe hört einem Vortragenden zu, der eine antike Skulptur vorstellt
© Berliner Antike-Kolleg / Antonia Hofmann
Berlin was once and is now again a center for studies of antiquity. The Antike-Kolleg takes up this tradition. Specialists in nearly every region and period of the cultures of the ancient world do their research here. more

Cluster of Excellence: “TOPOI: The Formation and Transformation of Space and Knowledge in Ancient Civilizations”

Führung durch einen dunklen Ausstellungsraum
© Bernd Wannenmacher

The TOPOI excellence cluster is a research network with a focus on studies of antiquity. It combines the strengths and resources of six universities and research institutions in Berlin. more

Cluster of Excellence: “Image Knowledge Gestaltung: An Interdisciplinary Laboratory”

Aufnahme eines Raumes mit Menschen, im Vordergrund der Schriftzug „Laboratory“
© Kerstin Kühl / Bild Wissen Gestaltung, 2013
This cluster studies complex problems that cannot be solved within the boundaries of a single scholarly discipline. Fundamental design processes in the sciences are at the center of its interests. more

Forschungsallianz Kulturerbe

Mann hält Messapparat an eine antike Säule und blickt auf einen Computerbildschirm
© Peter Weber

The Forschungsallianz Kulturerbe develops innovative restoration and conservation methods. It was established in 2008 by the Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, and the Leibniz-Gemeinschaft. more

Forum Transregionale Studien

Zuhörer einer Veranstaltung in der Rotunde des Alten Museums
© Yehuda Swed

The Forum Transregionale Studien networks various research institutions in Berlin and Germany that are dedicated to regional studies. It supports projects that approach questions comparatively across several regions of the world. more

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