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Propylaeum is the “Specialized Information Service Classics” (FID) provided by the Heidelberg University Library and the Bavarian State Library in Munich. It is closely aligned with the scientific needs of the researchers. The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) supports the developement of our services  “search technology”, “electronic publishing / Open Access”, “retro digitization and online presentation of research related media” as well as “science communication”.

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[Translate to Englisch:] Propylaeum Search

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Propylaeum - Publishing

[Translate to Englisch:] open access

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

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Current Events

21.08.2019 - 24.08.2019 International Congress for Young Egyptologists
Location: Niederlande, Leiden
28.08.2019 - 01.09.2019 Archaeological Prospection 2019 – 13th International Conference on Archaeological Prospection
Location: Irland, Sligo
02.09.2019 - 13.09.2019 Heidelberg Sommerkurs Paläographie