National Centre for Research on Human Evolution (CENIEH)

entro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH)

CENIEH is a public consortium co-financed in equal parts by the General State Administration and the Regional Government of Castilla y León, headquartered in Burgos.

CENIEH is responsible for managing and conserving the palaeontological and archaeological collections from the Atapuerca excavations and other similar national and international sites that reach agreements with CENIEH.

Its laboratories, which are considered essential infrastructures and confer its unique status as an ICTS, are organised into three areas::

  • sedimentology and material characterisation area,
  • geochronology area,
  • collection, conservation and restoration área.


Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH)

P.º Sierra de Atapuerca 3. 09002 Burgos

+34 947 040 800

Select the type of error you wish to report

  • If you have noticed that one of the links does not take you to a page...

  • If you have detected an URL error in a link...

  • If you have detected a content error...

  • If you have detected content that does not display...

  • If the information has not been useful...