Humanities at Scale (HaS) is a DARIAH-EU project that received funding from the European’s Union Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Program under Grant Agreement No 675570.


DARIAH-IT is the Italian National Node of DARIAH-ERIC, representing the Italian community of both Digital and traditional Humanists working with digital methods. DARIAH-IT is working to support the development of strategies to bring accessibility, stability and integration to the resources at a national level, and to stimulate methodological innovation in research of Humanities scholars.

DARIAH-IT is managed by a National Coordination Office located in Florence, organizing activities, and supporting the work of the National Coordinator and the National Representative. DARIAH-IT is creator and maintainer of the Italian Resources Registry, which is both a tool to find valuable digital resources for research in the humanities and the official catalogue of the Italian national in-kind contributions to DARIAH-ERIC.

DARIAH-IT hosts a Funding Opportunities Hub to foster the financial sustainability of the Italian Digital Research Ecosystem. The Hub is also part of the Humanities at Scale project.


DARIAH is a pan-european infrastructure for arts and humanities scholars working with computational methods. It supports digital research as well as the teaching of digital research methods.

DARIAH is a network. It connects several hundreds of scholars and dozens of research facilities in currently 17 european countries, the DARIAH member countries. In addition DARIAH has several cooperating partner institutions in countries not being a member of DARIAH, and strong ties to many research projects across Europe. People in DARIAH provide digital tools and share data as well as know-how. They organize learning opportunities for digital research methods, like workshops and summer schools, and offer training materials for Digital Humanities.

The DARIAH community also works together in working groups, with subjects ranging from the assessment of digital tools to the development of standards and the long term accessibility of research materials. Their activities may vary but they all share one common goal: Providing services to scholars in the arts and humanities and therefore helping to do research at its best.

DARIAH is open to everyone. Whether you would like to participate in one of DARIAH’s working groups, work towards your country becoming a DARIAH partner, like to see your institution cooperate with DARIAH, or you are just looking for someone to share know-how and to support your research project, get in touch with us:

Humanities at Scale can be understood as an add set up to improve DARIAH in fostering new and sustaining existing knowledge in digitally enabled research in the arts and humanities. In order to achieve these goals HaS focuses on three main activities: growing the DARIAH community, developing core services and informing research communities.


Michael Culture Association (MCA) is the European transectorial network for promotion & valorization of digital cultural content. It’s an association sans but lucratif (AISBL) founded in 2007 by the French and Italian Ministries of Culture together with other institutions from the cultural communities to sustain the network and the activities of several European projects in the digital heritage sector.

Michael Culture Association aims at promoting and valorizing European cultural heritage by its digitization and dissemination to a European and worldwide audience and valorizing the role of digital cultural heritage for innovative, inclusive and sustainable societies.

Its activities are:

  • support and development of the transmission and exchange of information and best practices;
  • research and training on related subjects;  
  • networking and participation in European and international projects;
  • developing the use of digital cultural heritage;
  • training.

Michael Culture Association interacts with other European networks. It is member of the board of Culture Action Europe, of Alliance for Arts and Culture, and signed a partnership agreement with NEMO, the Network of European Museum Organizations). MCA also cooperates with DARIAH-EU and Eurocities.

MCA participates in the Europeana network supporting the aggregation of digital content for the museum community.


Digital Library Learning (DILL) is a Master program for elite information professionals to provide them with the skills and competencies necessary to navigate through the rapidly evolving world of digital libraries. It is offered in cooperation between Tallinn University (Estonia) and the University of Parma (Italy). Students will spend at least one semester at each institution.

The program starts with a summer school in Tallinn.  The  first semester is provided both by Tallinn University and University of Parma and the students can choose the place to stay according to their preferences or follow the courses online. For the second semester, students are in Tallinn.  The third semester contains a second summer school, and takes place in Parma. Students will also do an international internship during this time. In the fourth semester students can choose to write their Master’s  thesis at one of the partner institutions, depending on the subject of the thesis and the location of the student’s main supervisor.


DURATION: 2 years

TUITION FEE: € 1250 per semester


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