Balkan Heritage Foundation, established in 2008


The Balkan Heritage Foundation supports numerous research and/or conservation projects (currently in Bulgaria, Greece, Montenegro and Republic of North Macedonia) such as excavations, expeditions, conservation and documentation workshops, contributing to the study, preservation, promotion and utilization of the Cultural Heritage of the Balkans.

The Balkan Heritage Foundation organizes campaigns for raising public awareness on local heritage issues. It is involved in the development of regional strategies for the utilization and management of cultural heritage and development of cultural tourism for municipalities in cooperation with local museum, government, and non-government organizations and stakeholders.

Balkan Heritage Foundation‘s main goals consist of the promotion and development of quality education in the fields of Archaeology and History, Conservation and Restoration, Cultural Resource Management, etc. It is achieved through our Field School Program and Public lectures.

The Balkan Heritage Foundation organizes and implements exhibitions, conferences, donation campaigns, training courses, online seminars and much more.


Тhe Library of the Monastery of St. Catherine’s, Sinai

Dr. Nikolas Sarris talks about the archaeology of bookbinding and one of the largest collections of early and undisturbed book bindings on manuscripts at the library in St. Catherine's monastery in Sinai, established in the 6th century.

Call for Volunteers for excavations of the Medieval Church in Balsha

The Balkan Heritage Foundation is looking for volunteers to participate in the excavations of a medieval church in Balsha village, near Sofia, Bulgaria.

New Partnership with the American University in Bulgaria

The Balkan Heritage Foundation announces a new partnership with the American University in Bulgaria.