Partnerships with other organisations

CIfA recognises the benefits of fostering close collaborations with other organisations, allowing us to promote our shared interests.

We have established Memoranda of Understandings (MoU's) with the following organisations:

Deutschen Gesellschaft für Ur- und Frühgeschichte e.V (DGUF)

Deutschen Gesellschaft für Ur- und Frühgeschichte e.V (DGUF)

The MoU with DGUF recognises that both organisations have a commitment to the promotion of archaeology, care for our cultural heritage and good practice in archaeology for the benefit of archaeological research, heritage and practice, the social valuing of archaeology and our societies. 





Eurpoean Association of Archaeologists (EAA)

The MoU recognises that the EAA is an association for all archaeologists of Europe and beyond: it is a community which helps to improve archaeological method, practice and understanding by discussion with EAA members through its annual conferences and publications. The MoU also identifies CIfA as the leading professional body representing archaeologists, open to applicants from anywhere in the world and from any archaeological discipline: it accredits archaeologists as professionals, promoting high standards and strong ethics. 

Institute of Historic Buildings Conservation

Institute of Historic Buildings Conservation 

CIfA and the Institute of Historic Buildings Conservation (IHBC) have signed a MoU which outlines the intention of both institutes to develop a more structured partnership and creates new possibilities to enhance complementary membership benefits.




Register for Professional Archaeologist

The MoU commits both organisations to the promotion of professionalism and ethical good practice in archaeology.


Historic England

The MoU sets out the basis for cooperating on addressing the most urgent and important challenges identified by our joint project Twenty-first-century challenges for archaeology.


Council for British Archaeology

The MoU sets out the basis for coordination and cooperation on advocacy between the two organisations. You can read the full MoU here.