Welcome to the Archives Portal Europe
The Archives Portal Europe provides access to information on archival material from different European countries as well as information on archival institutions throughout the continent.
Please note, that due to a recent server crash we are currently reindexing our content. While this process is ongoing, you will only be able to gain access to the materials step by step.
- 284,213,935 descriptive units of archives
- 26,896 persons and entities
- 7112 institutions
Joint access to European archives
By giving access to archival material from all over Europe, the Archives Portal Europe provides the opportunity to detect common relations in a comprehensive approach while at the same time reflecting the diversity of national and regional developments. Read more...
Years of collaboration and development
The Archives Portal Europe is made available through our technical investment. In particular, we have spent a considerable amount of time developing standards and tools to manage highly complex data. Read more...
Combined search facilities
In addition to a simple full text search, the Archives Portal Europe offers an advanced search concentrating on aspects such as dates as well as a navigated search for browsing through the archival material. All approaches can be followed separately or in combination. Read more...
Contact details and services
Within the section "Directory", information such as contact details or opening hours of the archival institutions can be consulted. This not only includes those institutions already featuring their archival material in the Archives Portal Europe, but also other institutions from the participating countries. Read more...