The International Directory of Digital Humanities Centers

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The “Digital Humanities” Research Group at Fondazione Bruno Kessler started its activities in 2013 in Trento, Italy.

Current DH activities are mainly focused on historical content analysis with Natural Language Processing tools, temporal content tracking, and crowdsourcing for humanities studies.

Bergen, Norway

A SOCRATES thematic network project aimed at developing an international dimension for investigating the educational impact of new technologies in all humanities disciplines.

Tuscaloosa, AL, USA

The Alabama Digital Humanities Center (ADHC) provides faculty, graduate students, and librarians opportunities to explore digital resources, reflect on the possibilities and challenges of new technologies, consult with experts about project development and digital research, and collaborate on innovative research and teaching projects.

Groningen, Netherlands

The study of language, history and culture from a computational perspective, integrating theoretical, experimental and practical aspects of this study; very strong emphasis on computational linguistics.


Supports teachers at all levels of instruction in their intelligent, theory-based use of computers in writing instruction.

The Alliance of Digital History Organizations is an umbrella organization set up to coordinate more closely the activities of the Association for Computers in the Humanities (founded in 1978) and the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing (founded in 1973).

New York, NY, US

A private non-profit federation of sixty-one U.S. national scholarly organizations; its mission is: to advance humanistic studies in all fields of learning in the humanities and the related social sciences and to maintain and strengthen relations among the national societies devoted to such studies.


As the umbrella organization for the profession, the AHA plays an important public role as a leader and public advocate for the field.

Maynooth, Co Kildare, Ireland

An Foras Feasa seeks to apply the most modern scholarly and technological resources available to the study of the historical and cultural traditions of Ireland, including relationships with Europe and with the wider world.

Chapel Hill, NC, US

Exists to promote cartography and geographic information science as essential disciplines within the field of ancient studies.

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Develops research projects using electronic corpora of English, Portuguese and Spanish.

Hamburg, Germany

Conducts research in “computer philology” with strong emphasis on narratology, holds seminars and courses in collaboration with other departments of the university and offers a certificate in the subject.

Southampton, Hampshire, UK

Located at the University of Southampton, multidisciplinary research center focussed on applications of computation, engineering and other disciplines to archaeology. In particular the ACRG focus on research around computer graphics, geographic information systems, data management, and linked data. The center is based in the School of Humanities at the University of Southampton


The Arts and Humanities Data Service (AHDS) is a UK national service aiding the discovery, creation and preservation of digital resources in and for research, teaching and learning in the arts and humanities.

Sydney, Australia

Arts eResearch (formerly Archaeological Computing Laboratory) assists staff and graduate students in incorporating digital methods at all stages of their research and teaching projects, from initial scoping and grant-writing through information collection, management, analysis and visualisation, to the design of sustainable web sites and the archiving of research materials in the Sydney eScholarship repository.

An umbrella organization whose members are regional membership organizations in digital humanities (currently ACH and ALLC).

A major professional society for people working in computer-aided research in literature and language studies, history, philosophy, and other humanities disciplines, and especially research involving the manipulation and analysis of textual materials.

A major professional society that supports the application of computing in the study of language and literature, including image-processing and electronic editions.


The Australia and New Zealand Digital Encyclopaedia Group (ANZDEG) is a loose affiliation of people working on, or associated with, online reference collections.

Canberra, Australia

A research centre with involvement in the development of electronic scholarly editions and associated technologies.