The Delphic Academy was established in 1994 and as of 2015, it is an active asset of IDC under the able chairmanship of Professor Ioannis Liritzis. IDA is the think-tank of IDC, wherein scientific research, historical documentation and the interdisciplinary are cultivated by coupling areas of arts, culture, science and technology.
The 3 main purposes of IDA, the scientific backbone of the Delphic movement, include:
- Culture – To pursue cultural research and develop strategies to preserve our diversified cultural inheritance in conjunction with the development of society. To focus on the acquaintance and dissemination of the classical Hellenic Culture while being coordinated with similar or parallel cultural legacies.
- Science – To foster a scientific network for academic excellence with advanced ideas for development in education, research and technology at an interdisciplinary level to assist nation and world decision makers. To conduct research on topical and timeless themes in art, ancient technology, philosophy and literary evidence.
- Society – To increase awareness of the uniqueness of humanity and our cultural diversity while boosting subjects like education of teachers and advanced methods of pedagogic and didactic. The academy focuses on the emergence and worldwide promotion of the ancient Hellenic spirit with an emphasis on the Delphic Idea.
Delphic Academy turns scientific and research results into practice through the worldwide Delphic network. The academy’s motto involves “the discovery of new worlds in cosmic space – for it is the privilege of those who never stop exploring knowledge”.