The Danish Institute for Mediterranean Studies – DIOMEDES – is a non-profit organization founded in 1999 to encourage the study of the ancient Mediterranean world. 

Our Mission

The Mission of DIOMEDES is to advocate, support, and implement interdisciplinary and international collaboration, education, publication and research across all fields of research surrounding and pertaining to ancient Mediterranean life, culture, and society.

In practice, DIOMEDES provides a launching point for cutting edge research, conferences, excavation, and publication with particular emphasis on academic excellence, imaginative approaches to the past, and international cooperation.