Research – Events - Publications

Research Seminar Series of the IOS Economics Department

Time: Tuesdays, 2-3.30 pm
Place: IOS, until further notice via ZOOM, Registration.

Research Laboratory “History and Social Anthropology of (South) East Europe”

Time: Thursdays, 2-4 or 4-6 pm
Place: IOS, until further notice via ZOOM

Infrastructure in East and Southeast Europe in Comparative Perspective: Past, Present and Future

8th Annual Conference of the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS).

: 23 and 24 September
Time: For details see the program
Location: Online via Zoom (Meeting-ID: 884 439 7929, Kenncode: 337230) / Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS), Landshuter Str. 4 (Raum 319).
Guests are welcome to join us online – link to be announced.

: 5 and 19 October, 16:00
Time: For details see the program
Location: Online via Zoom (Meeting-ID: 824 5820 1575, Kenncode: 797053).

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Gastwiss. Programm Text

The Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies is committed to international academic networking and maintains numerous co-operations with leading research institutions both in Germany and abroad. IOS aims to provide a platform for scientific exchange on Eastern and Southeastern Europe. 

The institute closely cooperates at various levels with the University of Regensburg as well as with the partner institutes at the Research Centre for Eastern and South Eastern Europe in Regensburg (WiOS).

Since January 1, 2017, IOS has been a member of the Leibniz Association. It has been and still is engaged in several joint projects with other Leibniz institutes; IOS has the opportunity of participating in working groups within the Leibniz association where it can benefit from exchange of experience.

In addition to co-operations at a personal level, IOS has established numerous institutionalized partnerships with leading research facilities in East and South East European studies.

The institute systematically expands its worldwide network in order to enhance its own visibility and to increase the institute’s research achievements. Furthermore the library of IOS engages in active exchange with more than 250 partner libraries worldwide, thus ensuring the constant updating of its internationally renowned collections.

IOS is connected to the following partners nationwide and abroad (not including the more than 250 library exchange partners) through diverse cooperation and consortium agreements:

National co-operation

  • University of Regensburg

  • Institute for East Europena Law (IOR)*

  • Research Centre for German in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe (FZ DiMOS) at the University of Regensburg*

  • Hungaricum – Hungarian Institute at the University of Regensburg*

  • Akademie für Politische Bildung, Tutzing

  • Bavarian State Library, Munich

  • Federal Institute for Culture and History of the Germans in Eastern Europe (BKGE), Oldenburg

  • Collegium Carolinum, Munich

  • German National Library, Leipzig

  • Digital Forum Central and Eastern Europe (DiFMOE), Munich

  • Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research. (GEI), Braunschweig

  • German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), Hamburg

  • Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe, Marburg

  • Hessische Stiftung Friedens- und Konfliktforschung (HFSK) ‒ Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF), Frankfurt a.M.

  • Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nürnberg

  • Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen / ifa, Stuttgart

  • Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg

  • Institut für Volkskunde der Deutschen des östlichen Europa (IVDE), Freiburg i.B.

  • Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

  • Martin-Opitz-Bibliothek, Herne

  • Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin

  • German Institute for International and Security Affairs, SWP, Berlin

  • zeppelin university, Friedrichshafen

* Partner institutes at the Research Centre for Eastern and South Eastern Europe in Regensburg (WiOS)


International co-operation

  • Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca, Romania

  • Center for the Cultural and Historical Exploration of Socialism, University of Pula, Croatia

  • Department of Economics, Finance and Statistics, University of Perugia, Italy

  • Écoles des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris, France

  • Economics Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic

  • Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

  • Research Centre for the Humanities of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

  • Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographical Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria

  • Institute for History/Institut za Istoriju, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Institute for East European History, University of Vienna, Austria

  • Institute for Social History “ProMemoria”, Moldova State University, Chisinau, Moldova

  • Institute of Economic Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

  • International University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • National Library of Israel, Jerusalem, Israel

  • JSC Economic Research Institute (ERI), Astana, Kasakhstan

  • Karaganda Economic University, Kasakhstan

  • Research Centre International Economics (FIW), Vienna, Austria

  • Croatian Institute of History, Zagreb, Croatia

  • University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Griechenland

  • Metroplitan Library of Bucharest/Digital Library of Romania, Bucharest, Romania

  • Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, Canada

  • National and University Library of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia

  • Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria

  • Austrian National Library, Vienna, Austria

  • Präsidentenbibliothek Boris Jelzin, Sankt Petersburg, Russland
  • National Library of Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia

  • Hungarian National Archives Győr-Moson-Sopron County Sopron Archives, Hungary


The map shows the cooperative ventures of the Institute’s divisions. Alongside cooperative projects, the library’s numerous institutional exchange partners all over the world are visible.

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