Metropolitan Alvares Julius Research Project (MARP) is an exclusive project that aims at studying the Western Rite Orthodox communities of the Eastern, Oriental, and Independent Orthodox Churches. The project intends to promote, research, and publish Western Rite Orthodox resources (articles, and books). MARP is the world’s largest Western Rite Orthodox Research Project since 2009.
OCEI project is an attempt to build a comprehensive list of Orthodox Christian higher education institutions worldwide. It includes theological seminaries, institutions, academics, University faculties, Universities, iconography institutes, etc. Related areas to Orthodox Christianity like Byzantine studies, Coptology, Armenian studies, eastern Christian studies, Hellenic Studies are also included. OCEI is the largest list of Orthodox academic institutions published to date.