The Catalan Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (ICRPC-CERCA)
The Institut Català de Recerca en el Patrimoni Cultural (ICRPC-CERCA) -Catalan Institute for Research in Cultural Heritage (ICRPC-CERCA-) was created in 2006 by the Generalitat de Catalunya and the University of Girona.
Currently, from September 28, 2022, the direction of the center falls to Dra. Gemma Domènech. Since 2013, the ICRPC has been directed by Professor Dr. Joaquim Nadal and with the technical direction of Dr. John Bosch. In the initial phase (2007-2013), the center had the direction of Dr. Gabriel Alcalde and the technical direction of Dr. Josep Burch, period in which the first lines of research were deployed.
The Institute’s objective
To be a leading centre in the field of cultural heritage research, through scientific work based on criteria of excellence, openness and the interrelation of the Institute with other reseach groups in the area of cultural heritage and other scientific fields.