Damascus Branch
Founded 1980 as “Station Damascus”, the Damascus office was integrated in the Orient Department in 1996. By establishing a research institute in Damascus, DAI acknowledged the cultural-historical significance of Syria as one of the crucial regions in the Near East. In the past three decades, the DAI initiated and conducted numerous research projects in the region.



Claudia Bührig
Außenstelle Damaskus der Orient-Abteilung
Podbielskiallee 69-71
14195 Berlin
+49(0)30 187711226