Welcome to Europe’s virtual charters archive!


This online portal makes research independent of time and space. With more than 500.000 medieval and early modern charters provided by close to 60 institutions from 10 European countries, research ranging from indexing of charters to using the provided information in educational environments is possible. Monasterium collects historical documents about Europe’s political, economic and cultural developments from the Middle Ages onward and provides free access to their digital copies.