Institute of Palatine History and Ethnology

The Institute for Palatine History and Ethnology (IPGV) is an institution of the Bezirksverband Pfalz (Regional Association of the Palatinate) based in Kaiserslautern. The work of the IPGV rests on the four pillars of research, education, consultation and funding. The institute has a publishing house with several scientific series, its own research library and various collections of great cultural-historical interest.