The European Association of Archaeologists established the Oscar Montelius Foundation on 26 August 2013.
1) To promote the development of archaeological research and the exchange of archaeological
information in Europe.
2) To promote the management and interpretation of the archaeological heritage of Europe.
3) To promote proper ethical and scientific standards for archaeological work.
4) To promote the interests of professional archaeologists in Europe.
5) To promote cooperation with other organisations with similar aims.
6) To support and serve the membership of the EAA.