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German Historical Institute

German Historical Institute(s) (GHI, German: Deutsche Historische Institute, DHI) are six independent academic research institutes situated in Rome, Paris, London, Washington, D.C., Warsaw and Moscow, dedicated to the study of historical relations between Germany and the host countries in which they are based,[1] along with four other institutions, in Paris, Beirut, Istanbul and Tokyo.

The German Historical Institutes are part of the Max Weber Foundation - German Humanities Institutes Abroad (formerly Stiftung Deutsche Geisteswissenschaftliche Institute im Ausland, D.G.I.A.), which is governed under public law and supervised by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, BMBF).[2]

The Max Weber Foundation comprises:[2][3]

  • German Historical Institute Rome (Istituto Storico Germanico di Roma) or DHI Rome (established in 1888)
  • German Historical Institute Paris (Institut Historique Allemand Paris) (1958)
  • German Historical Institute London (GHIL) (1976)
  • German Historical Institute Washington, DC (GHI) (1987)
  • German Historical Institute Warsaw (Niemiecki Instytut Historyczny w Warszawie (NIH) (1993)
  • German Historical Institute Moscow (Германский Исторический Институт в Москве (ГИИМ) (2005)

and also:[2][3]

  • German Centre for Art History (Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte Paris (DFKP) (1997)
  • Institute for Oriental Studies in Beirut (1961)
  • Institute for Oriental Studies in Istanbul (1961)
  • Institute for Japanese Studies in Tokyo (1988)

See also


  1. ^ Staff. GHIL: General Information. Accessed 30 April 2008
  2. ^ a b c Staff. German Historical Institute, Washington DC: Mission. Accessed 30 April 2008
  3. ^ a b Staff. Related Institutes (DGIA). Accessed 30 April 2008

Further reading

  • Stiftung Deutsche Geisteswissenschaftliche Institute im Ausland
  • Publications of the German Historical Institute Washington D.C. — "Bulletin" online downloadable since 1997

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