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Propylaeum is the “Specialized Information Service for Classical Studies” (FID) provided by Heidelberg University Library and the Bavarian State Library in Munich. It is closely aligned with the scientific needs of the researchers. Our activities that are supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) cover “search technology”, “electronic publishing / Open Access”, “retro digitization and online presentation of research related media” as well as “science communication”.


[Translate to Englisch:] Propylaeum Search

PropylaeumSEARCH: the metasearch engine (aggregator) for research related publications in all media.

Propylaeum - Publishing

[Translate to Englisch:] open access

Propylaeum supports the Open Access publishing model for distributing research results. Open source software ist used to release eJournals, eBooks and scientific papers. We publish therefore primary publications (“gold”) as well as secondary publications (“green”). The free of charge offer addresses researchers in the field of Classical Studies all over the world.

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Current Events

23.03.2017 - 26.03.2017 Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity Twelfth Biennial Conference: "The Fifth Century: Age of Transformation"
Location: New Haven, CT, USA
06.04.2017 - 07.04.2017 Delta Survey Workshop
Location: Ägypten, Alexandria
21.04.2017 - 23.04.2017 ARCE: 68th Annual Meeting
Location: USA. Kansas City