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The Mediterranean Institute promotes, facilitates and publishes interdisciplinary academic research on the Mediterranean, with the principal aim of a better understanding of the evolution, history, and environment of this region, with particular reference to its societies and cultures.
The main aims of the Mediterranean Institute are:
- to promote research on the Mediterranean by bringing together academics from different disciplines (from both the Arts/Humanities and the Social and Natural Sciences), to promote a holistic understanding of the region, and its cultures and peoples across time, through conferences, seminars and ongoing networking with other specialised centres and institutes overseas
- to operate as a resource centre for the provision of specialists and expertise on Mediterranean issues, and to offer services to public authorities, as well as to other institutions, private organisations and individuals, as the Governing Board may from time to time determine
- to offer taught postgraduate degree programmes at Masters of Science level, and provide multi and trans-disciplinary supervision for Doctoral research on the Mediterranean
- to attract external funding for specific research projects, including joint ones with other similar specialised centres, as determined by the Governing Board.
The Institute publishes an international Journal of Mediterranean Studies
as well as other scholarly literature dealing with, amongst others, the history, culture, environment, economy, politics, and societies, of the Mediterranean.
20 November 2014