Археолошки институт представља јединствену, централну научно-истраживачку установу у Србији која је посвећена археологији. Основала га је Српска академија наука и уметности 1947. године, а од 1961. је самостална установа.

Author: Danica Mihailović

In 2002, a project called "Culture of Lepenski Vir: cultural processes and transformations from the ninth to the sixth millennia B.C." was carried out to reconstruct the process of transformation of hunter-gatherer communities into farming-pastoral communities in the Central Balkans. This research resulted in the publication of monographs and studies on a wide range of topics,

The work in the field of archaeology of the Early Middle Ages includes the study of the processes that marked the end of Antiquity in the Central Balkans: the vanishing of administration and cities, the collapse of the border and economy and massive depopulation, followed by the arrival of newcomers. The period of Slavic settlement saw