The GEOLAB INSTITUTE is a research and educational institution operating since 2000 as an independent, virtual network of researchers across the world. The network envisions a world in which the diverse and complex regional and global governance and cultural issues are identified, understood, and innovatively resolved.
The Laboratory for Geocultural Analysis is founded in 2002 as an independent research unit of the Department of Foreign Languages, Translation and Interpreting (Faculty of History, Translation-Interpretating) of the Ionian University in Corfu. Laboratory for Geocultural Analysis serves the educational and research needs in the subjects of International Relations, Economic Geography, Geopolitics, Political Science, Comparative Law, Diplomatic History, International Economic Relations of the European institutions, the Intercultural Studies and Foreign languages, Countries and Cultures. The highly interdisciplinary research and academic work of the Laboratory is supported by individual actions and research programs that are projected through GEOLAB platform.
To Laboratory for Geocultural Analysis is financed from the state budget. Economic support comes from institutions, associations, companies and individuals who have an interest in scientific research funding institute engagement areas. Other sources of funding are the European and international programs, to provide scientific services and expertise services, while a part of its budget on operating expenses is available through the institutional budget.
The Laboratory for Geocultural Analysis is oriented to international cooperation and action. The publications are in different languages and with regard to monographs and books are made in cooperation with Papazisis, Athens. The researchers publish articles, occasional, working and briefing papers, as well as newsletters.
Towards new ideas and approaches to contemporary issues GeoLab establishes a series of annual lectures under the title "The lectures of rosettes" ( 'The Rosetta Lectures') where known scholars and thinkers offer a unique central speaking on specialization or enscholisis. Finally GeoLab takes part the public debate on national and international issues by participating, hosting or organizing conferences, seminars and roundtables.
Support Our Work
GEOLAB relies on gifts, grants, and endowments to support our work and programs. Since the institute does not grant degrees, we do not receive tuition money to offset our operating and program costs.
GEOLAB's public ID number in the EC Transparency Register is: 199729415897-46