Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe, Marburg
The Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe – Institute of the Leibniz Association is one of the central facilities of historical East Central European research in Germany. The Institute is a member of the Leibniz Association.
The Institute focuses on the history and culture of Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and the Kaliningrad region. The Institute offers one of the best specialist libraries in this field and maintains extensive collections. It conducts research and development projects and organises conferences, workshops and lectures. A program of fellowships enables researchers to conduct research for periods between one and three months. The numerous publications of the institute’s own publisher include the Zeitschrift für Ostmitteleuropa-Forschung (Journal of East Central European Research).