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[Last update: 14 January 2011]

In the Archives

The following types of document are available in the Archives of the Council of Europe:

- referenced documents and publications
- administrative files
- thematic files
- audiovisual files

For more information, see Collections and fonds.

To ensure the long-term survival, as well as their access, a digitisation programme is in progress since 2002.

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Finding aids to access the Archives are presented under Search and indexing tools.

triangle Access to the Archives

Access to the Archives is provided according to the Rules of the Council of Europe Archives Helpdesk.

triangle Access to documents

Not all documents available at the Council of Europe are public. The rules and regulations concerning their access are presented under Access to Council of Europe documents.

triangle Loans and consultation

Documents can be consulted at the Archives helpdesk.

Since the main responsibility of the Archives is to preserve documents, archival material can be given on loan to museums or other cultural institutions only under special conditions. For more information, see the loan agreement model in PDF.

For more information and for any request, see Contact.