There are three research centers affiliated with ASOR — ACOR in Amman, the Albright Institute in Jerusalem, CAARI in Nicosia — and also the Baghdad Committee. Explore each center’s website for general information and for information about fellowships.

ACOR (Jordan) – The American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) is the largest research institute in Amman, Jordan. Each visitor to the center marvels at the pleasant working atmosphere and the excellent working conditions provided by the facility and the staff manning the center. The extensive 35,000 volume library provides researchers, students, and professors with resources in numerous fields.  The “ACOR Fellowships” tab provides information about regional funding, pre- and post-doctoral funding, excavation funding, and funding for Jordanians.

AIAR (Jerusalem) – The Albright Institute of Archaeological Research (AIAR) annually provides up to $252,000 in fellowships and awards to 28 recipients. In addition, 32 Associate Fellows including Senior, Post-Doctoral, and Research Fellows receive funding from other sources. Learn more about fellowships.

CAARI (Cyprus)– Located in Nicosia, Cyprus, The Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (CAARI) provides one of the most important centers for the scholarly study of archaeology, history, and culture in the Eastern Mediterranean. Scholars from these and other academic disciplines and all nationalities come together under our roof to share multidisciplinary approaches and research findings. Learn more about fellowships.

Baghdad Committee: This committee recommends recipients for the Mesopotamian Fellowship to the ASOR Board. This fellowship funds researchers studying the region, through the generosity of the James B. Nies Trust.