Country and Subject Profile of osmikon

Countries and regions

Core countries of the portal (within current and historical boundaries):

Albania, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus (Greek), Czech Republic, Estonia, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Modern Greece, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine

Additional countries covered in the portal:

Armenia, Azerbaijan, Finland, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Subject areas

Core areas of the portal:

Albanology, anthropogeography, regional studies, Baltic philology, education and higher education, history (incl. economic and social history, history of culture and mentalities, historical auxiliary sciences), Neo-Greek studies, information, book and library sciences, intercultural communication, ethnology (non-Slavic countries), media, journalism, political history, politics (incl. constitution, administration), religion, church history, Romanian studies, sociology, music

Additional areas covered in the portal:

Architecture and urban planning, art, intercultural communication, ethnology, philosophy, history of ideas, law, Slavic philology, environment, natural environment, economy, natural sciences, psychology, medicine, technology and others.

Regional and subject profile of the institutions in charge of osmikon

Eastern, Eastern Central and Southeastern Europe (incl. Modern Greece), Baltic States

Subject areas: history, politics, education system, information sciences, music, theology, philosophy, folklore, art, and the philologies of the region

Bayerische Staatsbibliothek | Eastern Europe collection

History and present of the Czech Republic, Slovakia and East Central Europe as a whole

Collegium Carolinum

History and culture of the Baltic States, the Kaliningrad region, as well as Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and East Central Europe as a whole

Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe

Former Soviet Union (especially Russia and Ukraine), Poland and Southeast Europe

Subject areas: Economics, politics, society and culture in history and present

Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies

Picture Credits

Header Profil: Buchrücken-Reihe © BSB

osmikon Länderprofil: Karte © BSB