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Archaeology & Anthropology Field Schools

Anthropology (83/- )

Bioanthropology (62/- )

Classical Archaeology (135/- )

Classical archaeology is the archaeological investigation of the great Mediterranean civilizations o

Data Visualization (3D, Animation, etc) (41/- )

Ethnographic (52/- )

Experimental (8/- )

Forensic (46/- )

Geoarchaeology (64/- )

Geophysics (52/- )

GIS (66/- )

Historic Archaeology (267/- )

Nautical (57/- )

Prehistoric & Historic Archaeology (177/- )

Prehistoric Archaeology (259/- )

Historic Archaeology

Rock art (20/- )

Volunteer (124/- )

Zooarchaeology (44/- )

Europe - Bulgaria - Philippopolis field school - 2015

Europe - Bulgaria - Philippopolis field school - 2015

Deadline
2015-06-30
Philippopolis is an ancient city in present-day Bulgaria founded in 6th c. B.C. later named after the Macedonian king Philip the Second. The modern town keeps numerous monuments dated back to the Hellenistic (5th – 4th c. B.C.) and Roman period (1st – 5th c. A.D.) including completely preserved Amphitheatre, attractive fortress and Great Basilica. The students involved will gain comprehensive knowledge on the ancient classical world through intensive field work at one remarkable archaeological site and well-structured program including 20 academic hours theory, 40 hours practicum and two educational trips in the region.
Europe - Bulgaria - Prehistoric Pack - 2016

Europe - Bulgaria - Prehistoric Pack - 2016

Deadline
2016-06-05
Field school & archaeological excavation. Suitable for both beginner and advanced students as well as those interested in prehistoric archaeology. Individual program and task assignments are available to advanced students.
Sites: Neolithic settlement near Ilindentsi, Copper Age layer at Tell Yunatsite and the prehistoric fortified settlement in Bresto near Banya, Bulgaria.
Europe - Bulgaria - Rise and Fall of the First European Civilization - Tell Yunatsite Excavations - 2015

Europe - Bulgaria - Rise and Fall of the First European Civilization - Tell Yunatsite Excavations - 2015

Deadline
2015-06-10
Excavation at Tell Yunatsite - one of the very first urban settlements in Europe (4900-4100 BC), near Pazardzhik, Southern Bulgaria. The field school program focus is on Prehistory, Chalcolithic and field archaeology, finds processing and documentation as well as Prehistoric warfare. It envisions individual programs for advanced students and project alumni as well as a number of excursions to ancient and prehistoric sites in Bulgaria. Optional 5-day tour of Troy and Istanbul (Turkey) after the field school.
Europe - Bulgaria - Roman Thrace with Ancient Strandzha Mountain and its Shores Expedition - 2015

Europe - Bulgaria - Roman Thrace with Ancient Strandzha Mountain and its Shores Expedition - 2015

Deadline
2015-07-01

The field school program schedule includes expeditions in Strandzha Mountain and its coastline.
The team and the participants will be based at the town of Ahtopol near the state border of Bulgaria with the Republic of Turkey.
Two study trips are planned:
1.Trip to Istanbul - Constantinople - the capital of three empires and metropolis of two continents.
2.Expedition in Astika Mountain in today's European Turkey.

Europe - Bulgaria - Settlements in Roman Thrace South of the Balkan - 2015

Europe - Bulgaria - Settlements in Roman Thrace South of the Balkan - 2015

Deadline
2015-07-01

The field school program combines lectures, visits to Roman sites around Thrace with professional archaeologists and proper tuition with free time for sunbathing or additional trips around the country.The participants will be accommodated at a tidy hotel in the center of Burgas.

Europe - Bulgaria - Summer Practical Course on Roman Pottery - 2015

Europe - Bulgaria - Summer Practical Course on Roman Pottery - 2015

Deadline
2015-06-30
The main goal of the project is to acquaint students with the basic methods of archaeological records of Roman pottery. During the course participants will work with authentic Roman shards and will learn: the analytical techniques; how to render a pottery material into a systematic classification; how to make a technical drawing; how to use the graphic software and prepare materials for publication; how to interpret the archaeological data.
Europe - Bulgaria - Tell Yunatsite Excavations– Seeking Europe's First Civilization-2016

Europe - Bulgaria - Tell Yunatsite Excavations– Seeking Europe's First Civilization-2016

Deadline
2016-06-01

Excavation and field school at Tell Yunatsite. It is one of the biggest tells in Europe keeping the remains of very early and large protourban settlements (Copper Age 4900 – 4100 BCE and Bronze Age 3100-2200 BCE) near Pazardzhik, Southern Bulgaria. Major field school topics/activities: archaeological field techniques and methods (in regard of specifics of tell’s excavation), Europe's first civilization in Copper Age, warfare in Prehistory, 3D intra-site modelling and documentation/GIS spatial analysis in archaeology, documentation of prehistoric (Copper and Bronze Age) weapons, tools and shards, find’s and samples’ processing, excursions to significant heritage sites in Thrace, Bulgaria. Up to 12 credits available through both prominent US and EU academic institutions. Accommodation in a Winery & SPA villa with swimming pool among vineyards of Thrace.

Europe - Bulgaria - Temple with the Golden Reliquary 2016

Deadline
2016-05-20

Major field school topics/activities: Early Byzantine and Early Christian culture, art and history; archaeological field techniques and methods; find’s and samples’ processing; documentation of archaeological pottery; excursions to significant heritage sites along the Western Black Sea Coast.

Europe - Bulgaria - The Apollonia Pontica Field School - 2015

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The city, founded by Miletian colonists at the end of 7th century BC, was named Apollonia Pontica in honor of the patron deity of Miletus - Apollo. In 2005 the island was demilitarized and in 2009 the Apollonia Pontica Excavation Team lead by Dr. Krastina Panayotova restarted the excavations. The 2015 field season runs from June 27 – July 25, 2015. Students will explore the evolution of the island from its early settlement to later temenos and Christian religious centers. We will focus on trying to chronicle – using stratigraphic, seriation and classification methods – the evolution of cult and deities that were worshipped there. We plan to trace monumental wall foundations discovered in 2014, as well as to search for remains of a propylaeum that most probably was situated in the currently excavated area.

Europe - Bulgaria - THE CONQUERORS. FOLLOWING THE ROMAN LEGIONS

Deadline
2016-06-01
"The conquerors. Following the Roman legions" is an intensive, two-week educational program in Roman field archaeology. In course of this program the students will take part in ongoing excavations in Roman fortress situated near the modern town of Montana (North-Western Bulgaria). The program offers combination of ten days hands-on fieldwork and seminars devoted to small finds processing and archaeological illustrations. The program incorporates also research trips which will introduce the participants with the comprehensive historical and cultural valuables of Rome and Roman civilization.

Europe - Bulgaria - The Illindentsi Field School - 2015

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During the seventh millenium BC, the Balkan Peninsula was a gateway through which farming, animal husbandry and generally Neolithisation spread from Anatolia and the Near East to Europe, including the site of Ilindentsi. During the previous seasons archaeologists unearthed remains of Early and Middle Neolithic settlement structures and features. Among them are several unique dwellings, of Anatolian origin. Humans likely entered Europe due to complex and varied reasons: increased population, limited environmental resources, climate change etc. Research at Ilindentsi aims to seek more nuanced patterns that will shed light on migration routes and reasons for European Neolithisation. More site-specific questions concern the continuity/discontinuity of habitation, boarders of the settlement through time and the function and the range of fortifications. This field school runs from June 13 – July 27, 2015.

Europe - Bulgaria - The Pistiros Field School - 2015

Deadline
2015-07-19

Between the 5th and 3rd century BC, an Ancient Greek emporion, called Pistiros, thrived in Thrace Valley. The emporion was a major port for trade relations between Greece and Thrace. Since annual excavations started over 25 years ago, exposing an Eastern fortification wall, paved streets and stone building foundations. The goal for the 2015 season, July 26 – August 23, 2015, is to continue the excavations of the South-Eastern sector of the site area, next to the fortification wall with higher concentration of cult artifacts and features: pits, clay escharae (cult altars) etc., in order to gather more information about its determination and chronology. Students will preform basic excavation and field documentation tasks, learn how to process finds and will be introduced to basic archaeological conservation and restoration techniques and procedures. Throughout the field school, students will learn about a range of materials and cultures of Thrace and the Mediterranean, unlocking the secrets of Ancient Greek trade.

Europe - Bulgaria - The Tell Yunatsite Field School - 2015

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Between the 5th and 3rd century BC, an Ancient Greek emporion, called Pistiros, thrived in Thrace Valley. The emporion was a major port for trade relations between Greece and Thrace. Since annual excavations started over 25 years ago, exposing an Eastern fortification wall, paved streets and stone building foundations. The goal for the 2015 season, July 26 – August 23, 2015, is to continue the excavations of the South-Eastern sector of the site area, next to the fortification wall with higher concentration of cult artifacts and features: pits, clay escharae (cult altars) etc., in order to gather more information about its determination and chronology. Students will preform basic excavation and field documentation tasks, learn how to process finds and will be introduced to basic archaeological conservation and restoration techniques and procedures. Throughout the field school, students will learn about a range of materials and cultures of Thrace and the Mediterranean, unlocking the secrets of Ancient Greek trade.

Europe - Bulgaria - Workshop For Conservation And Restoration Of Ancient Greek Pottery - 2012

Europe - Bulgaria - Workshop For Conservation And Restoration Of Ancient Greek Pottery - 2012

Deadline
2012-08-01
The Workshop (to be hosted consequently in Balkan Heritage Conservation Space in Emona and Sozopol, Bulgaria) will guide the participants through the history of Ancient Greek pottery, its production and consequent stages of archaeological conservation, restoration, documentation and study. Both the theoretical and practical courses will be based on authentic Ancient Greek shards found in Sozopol (the Ancient Greek colony of Apollonia Pontica on the Black Sea), Bulgaria. Students could obtain 6 academic credits upon request.
Discounts off the admission fee are available!
Europe - Bulgaria - WORKSHOP FOR CONSERVATION, RESTORATION AND DOCUMENTATION OF ANCIENT GREEK POTTERY - 2011

Europe - Bulgaria - WORKSHOP FOR CONSERVATION, RESTORATION AND DOCUMENTATION OF ANCIENT GREEK POTTERY - 2011

Deadline
2011-08-15
The Workshop will guide the participants through the history of Ancient Greek pottery, its production and consequent stages of archaeological conservation, restoration, documentation and study. Both the theoretical and practical courses will be based on authentic Ancient Greek shards found in Sozopol (the Ancient Greek colony of Apollonia Pontica on the Black Sea), Bulgaria. Students could obtain 6 academic credits upon request.
Europe - Bulgaria - Workshop for Restoration and Documentation of Ancient Greek Pottery

Europe - Bulgaria - Workshop for Restoration and Documentation of Ancient Greek Pottery

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The WORKSHOP FOR RESTORATION AND DOCUMENTATION OF ANCIENT GREEK POTTERY will guide the participants through the history of Ancient Greek pottery, its production and consequent stages of archaeological conservation, documentation, study, and restoration. Both the theoretical and practical courses will be based on Ancient Greek pottery found in Sozopol (Ancient Greek city of Apollonia Pontica on the Black Sea). The project in 2010 will include three modules: practical work in documentation and restoration of Ancient Greek pottery; educational course (lectures, trainings, study - and behind-the-scenes visits) and excursions to the ancient coastal towns of Nessebar (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and Sozopol as well as the city of Varna (including visits to the archaeological museums in Sozopol, Nessebar, Varna and a contemporary pottery workshop). 6 academic credits are sponsored by New Bulgarian University upon students' request.
Europe - Bulgaria - “Fresco-Hunting” Photo Expedition To Medieval Balkan Churches - 2011

Europe - Bulgaria - “Fresco-Hunting” Photo Expedition To Medieval Balkan Churches - 2011

Deadline
2011-04-15
An expedition for documentation of medieval frescoes preserved in abandoned churches and chapels of Western Bulgaria. Beside the fieldwork activities, lectures,workshops and trainings in: South East European Medieval History, Orthodox iconography, introduction to the Documental Photography and fresco conservation and restoration, graphic documentation (drawn and photographic record) and illustration (both drawing and using graphic software) of architectural features and frescos as well as guided tours to Sofia, Boyana Church and the Rila monastery (UNESCO world heritage sites) will be provided. Students could obtain up to 9 academic credits upon request.
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Europe - Bulgaria -"Fresco-Hunting" Photo Research Expedition to Medieval Balkan Churches

Deadline
2015-04-15
The project provides an unique opportunity to students and volunteers to take part in an expedition for documentation of abandoned medieval churches/chapels and their frescoes in Western Bulgaria, to learn technical drawing, to enhance their digital photography skills, to gain knowledge about Orthodox Christianity and Byzantine and Medieval Balkan civilization as well as to visit many historic sites and museums in Sofia, Western Bulgaria and Eastern Serbia. 6 to 9 credit hours awarded upon request by NBU. Two courses are available: standard & extended followed by an optional 5-day excursion to Istanbul, Turkey.
Europe - Bulgaria, Macedonia - Ancient Greek and Roman Pack - 2016

Europe - Bulgaria, Macedonia - Ancient Greek and Roman Pack - 2016

Deadline
2016-06-15
Dig at two different sites (ancient Greek and Roman) in two neighboring countries in a row: the Theodossian Palace in Stobi, Republic of Macedonia and the ancient Greek emporion Pistiros in ancient Thrace, Bulgaria, learn a lot about Classical and field archaeology, finds processing and documentation, ancient Greek and Roman civilizations and travel to amazing archaeological sites and historic towns in Bulgaria and Macedonia & Pella and Vergina, Athens & Delphi, Greece. Up to 18 credit hours awarded upon request by NBU. Excavations of the . The Field School focuses on Classical and field archaeology as well as finds processing & excavations of emporion Pistiros - an ancient Greek trade center and river harbor located deep in ancient Thrace: the land of origin of Dionysos and Orpheos where the main focus of the field school is on Classical and field archaeology, finds processing as well as studying the interactions between ancient Greek and Thracian civilizations.
Europe - Bulgaria- The Birth of Europe: Excavations of the Neolithic Settlement

Europe - Bulgaria- The Birth of Europe: Excavations of the Neolithic Settlement

Deadline
2015-05-20
Excavations of one of the earliest Neolithic settlements in Europe (6000-5500 BC), near Ilindentsi, Bulgaria. The field school program focus is on Prehistory, Neolithic and field archaeology, finds processing and documentation as well as Neolithic ceramic studies. It envisions individual programs for advanced students and project alumni as well as a number of excursions to historic sites and museums in Bulgaria. Optional trips to Istanbul (Turkey) and to Philippi and the Aegean Coast (Greece). 6 to 9 credit hours awarded upon request by NBU.
Europe - Bulgaria-Workshop for Conservation and Restoration of Ancient Greek Pottery 2016

Europe - Bulgaria-Workshop for Conservation and Restoration of Ancient Greek Pottery 2016

Deadline
2016-06-01
A course on pottery conservation and restoration located on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. It will guide the participants through the history of ancient Greek pottery, its production and consequent stages of documentation, study, conservation and restoration. During the workshop participants will work with authentic shards (either Archaic, Classical Greek or Hellenistic) found in the necropolis of Apollonia Pontica (present-day Sozopol, Bulgaria). Tours of local historic sights and cities are included in the program. Academic credits available upon request!
Europe - Catalonia - Spain - BARCELONA-La Roca dels Bous (European project POCTEFA) - 2013

Europe - Catalonia - Spain - BARCELONA-La Roca dels Bous (European project POCTEFA) - 2013

Deadline
2013-05-25

This program is divided into two parts. In the first one our customers will carry out archaeological work -fieldwork, laboratory and theory- in the Neanderthal archaeological site of La Roca dels Bous, in Sant Llorenç de Montgai (Spain), which form part of the European Project POCTEFA. Here we will be in contact with and we will learn to use the most advanced technologies in the world of archeology with professors at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. We also will visit the Archaeological Park where we can find real-size replicas of the huts and their interiors of our ancestors and see how their quotidian life was.

The second part will take place in the city of Barcelona, where we will carry out cultural and archaeological tours though the most important sites of the city. Tours will be given by guides holding a degree in History that speak English, Spanish and Catalan. We will discover Barcino, the ancient Roman city located just in the center of the current city of Barcelona. As we explore the city there will be opportunities to visit other cultural and historical landmarks, such as the medieval walls, the most important archaeological museums in the city, and sites from the famous modernist architect Gaudí, such as the Park Güell and Sagrada Familia.

Europe - Crete, Greece - Azoria Project (Field School) - 2014

Deadline
2014-03-15

The Azoria Project, the excavation of an early (Archaic) city on Crete, is accepting applications for the 2014 Duke-UNC Field School in Classical Archaeology (Duke in Crete Program).

Europe - Croatia - Excavation of Ancient settlement Siculi - 2014

Deadline
2014-08-15

Archaeological and touristic excavation campaign of ancient settlement SICULI is adopted for students, adventurists, archaeology amateurs, volunteers and others willing to learn more about archaeology of this region and who wish to experience the thrill of discovery. Research and restoration program shall be performed by an expert team of the Museum of town Kastela while the program of transfers, excursions, guides and accommodation is organized by Ventula Travel Agency. This program offers a variety of benefits for all it's participants.
The intention of this joint project is sustainable development of local community through archaeological excavation that is going to be financed from this program.

Europe - Croatia - Fieldwork In The Ancient City Of Epidaurum (Dubrovnik) - 2014

Europe - Croatia - Fieldwork In The Ancient City Of Epidaurum (Dubrovnik) - 2014

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The Sanisera Field School offers an annual archaeological dig on Epidaurum (Cavtat), a place located only 16 km from the spectacular city of Dubrovnik, capital of the Adriatic Sea.

This course is for students who come from all over the world to study abroad and who are interested in Roman cities and Classical archaeology.

The archaeological dig of Epidaurum is located in a stunning setting surrounded by the sea. Epidaurum, originally an Illyrian settlement, most likely gained status as a Roman colony during the reign of Augustus. It was an important port and transportation hub, the majority of the traffic coming from ships travelling the entire eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea.

The city developed rapidly due to its location, the easy communication thanks to the sea, and the well-established roads connected to internal regions. Although legend claims Slavs and Avars destroyed the city in the 7th century, and that the refugees of the ravaged city founded Dubrovnik, it is more likely that Epidaurum ceased to exist as a city and gradually declined before the invasion of Slavs and Avars on this region.

Fieldwork will focus on the excavation of a public building from the ancient city of Epidaurum, dated between the 1st and 3rd centuries AD. The Harris system will be followed in order to systematically dig all the sequence the site has. In the laboratory students will learn to classify all the artifacts found on the site, including Roman pottery, numismatics and faunal remains.

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This is the only course that The Sanisera Field School offers in Croatia. If you are thinking about participating as a volunteer for the first time in an archaeological field school, this course could be a good option for you. This course accommodates participants both with and without experience.

You will learn from the very beginning excavation technique and methodology. You will easily find classical archaeological remains from the Roman world such a pottery, amphora, coins, glass, etc. which you will learn to classify in the laboratory.

The experience gained on completion of this program will help you decide if archaeology is the area of research in which to center your studies and if you want to make anthropology your professional future.

The program takes place next to the Adriatic Sea, in a charming area next to the spectacular medieval city of Dubrovnik.

Previous knowledge or experience in archaeology or computer systems is not required.

FIELD SCHOOL LIFE & LANGUAGE
The fieldwork focuses on Classical Archaeology, and specifically on Roman archaeology. It runs 7 hours a day, and it is divided between excavation, lab work, exercises, lectures and excursions.

Europe - Cyprus - Experimental Archaeology & Beer Production - 2013

Deadline
2013-05-31

HARP will be running an Experimental Archaeology Field School in Cyprus in August 2013 in order to recreate a Bronze Age malting kiln and to brew some Bronze Age beer.

Europe - Cyprus - Prastio-Mesorotsos Archaeological Expedition - 2014

Deadline
2014-04-20

In the summer of 2014, a team of archaeologists, specialists and
students will conduct the fourth fieldwork season of the
Prastio-Mesorotsos Archaeological Expedition. Located inland, nestled in the Dhiarizos valley of western Cyprus, the site is a multi-period settlement spanning much of the island's history, from the Neolithic through to the 1950s AD. The project will be run as a Field School, and no prior experience is required of participants. Students of any discipline are encouraged to apply, especially those from Archaeology, Classics and History, but also those interested in surveying, geography, ethnology, as well as anyone with an interest in Mediterranean history of any period.

Europe - Cyprus - The Prastio-Mesorotsos Archaeological Expedition, Introduction to Pottery Analysis - 2013

Europe - Cyprus - The Prastio-Mesorotsos Archaeological Expedition, Introduction to Pottery Analysis - 2013

Deadline
2013-04-30

The Prastio-Mesorotsos Archaeological Expedition will be running an Introduction to Pottery Analysis Field School based in the historic village of Kouklia (ancient Palaepaphos) near Paphos, Cyprus.

The course provides an introduction to the study of ancient pottery using ceramics previously excavated by the Prastio-Mesorotsos Expedition and is an excellent opportunity for those interested in ancient pottery to learn the techniques used in archaeology to identify, classify, record and analyse pottery; valuable skills that can be transferred to the study of archaeological ceramics from any time or place. There is also an experimental archaeological component to this fieldschool.

Europe - Cyprus - The Prastio-Mesorotsos Archaeological Expedition: Excavation Season - 2013

Europe - Cyprus - The Prastio-Mesorotsos Archaeological Expedition: Excavation Season - 2013

Deadline
2013-04-30

In the summer of 2013, a team of archaeologists, specialists and students will conduct the fourth fieldwork season of the Prastio-Mesorotsos Archaeological Expedition. Located inland, nestled in the Dhiarizos valley of western Cyprus, the site is a multi-period settlement spanning much of the island’s history, from the Neolithic through to the 1950s AD. The project will be run as a Field School, and no prior experience is required of participants. Students of any discipline are encouraged to apply, especially those from Archaeology, Classics and History, but also those interested in surveying, geography, ethnology, as well as anyone with an interest in Mediterranean history of any period.

Europe - Czech Republic - Czech American Archaeology Field School - 2014

Deadline
2014-04-30

The archaeology faculty and staff of College of DuPage and Masaryk University (Brno) invite you to join our joint excavations at Pohansko, an exceptional site in the southeastern corner of the Czech Republic. Located near Breclav, just one km north of the Austrian border, 65 km southeast of Brno, and approximately 80 km northwest of Bratislava, Slovak Republic, Pohansko straddles major communication and transportation routes into Moravia and hence access through central Europe and into the Baltic. This route, known in earlier times as the Amber Road, served as a main avenue of communication and trade from the classical world to Germanic and Slavic peoples of the north.

Europe - England - 5 Day Introduction to Human Osteology - Sheffield, South Yorkshire - 2013

Europe - England - 5 Day Introduction to Human Osteology - Sheffield, South Yorkshire - 2013

Deadline
2013-03-08

A five-day course suitable for people working in outdoor occupations, the rescue services, field archaeology and museums, or for anyone wanting a taster course in human osteology.

Please note, this course will involve handling human bones.

Participants will begin to develop skills in:
• Understanding of human musculoskeletal anatomy
• Understanding the principles of excavating human skeletal material
• Recording a skeleton both in the field and the laboratory
• Estimating age, sex, and stature
• Indentifying key features of both juvenile and adult dentition
• Understanding the fundamental characteristics of bone microstructure
• Recognising dental and non-dental pathology
• Interpreting osteological findings and relating them to the wider archaeological context

Europe - England - 5 Day Introduction to Human Osteology at The University of Sheffield - 2012

Europe - England - 5 Day Introduction to Human Osteology at The University of Sheffield - 2012

Deadline
2012-08-31

A five-day course suitable for those working in outdoor occupations, the rescue services, field archaeology and museums, or for those wanting a taster course in human osteology.

Europe - England - Bamburgh Castle and Bradford Kaims - 2016

Europe - England - Bamburgh Castle and Bradford Kaims - 2016

Deadline
2016-07-23

Students can attend one or both of our amazing sites:

Bamburgh Castle- The castle in its heyday was the principal Anglo Saxon Palace and fortress of the Kings of Northumbria. Our major excavations take place in two trenches that are currently at c. 8th – 9th century and 9th to 10th century levels respectively.

Bradford Kaims- Our investigations so far have revealed a promontory reaching out into the bog that has evidence of human activity around the edge of the marshy lake. We have uncovered several burnt mounds. These Bronze Age features are fascinating and there are several theories about what function they served, from prehistoric saunas, to smoking meat and fish, and even brewing.

Europe - England - Bamburgh Research Project - Archaeological Field School Training - 2013

Europe - England - Bamburgh Research Project - Archaeological Field School Training - 2013

Deadline
2013-07-22

Bamburgh Research Project has been excavating at Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland, UK since 1996. The present castle is one of the most stunning locations in the UK, with an extensive archaeological legacy. The excavations are set within the castle walls in the West Ward, and we are excavating through 4 metres of stratified deposits that are the result of occupation on the site from as early as the Neolithic. We also run a second dig nearby investigating a prehistoric wetland site that has revealed two Bronze Age burnt mounds - participants get to dig at both sites.

We run the project as a Field School each summer between 3rd June to 28th July in 2013. Apply via our website! Price £235.00 per week if paying by cash or cheque (advance payment necessary) or + 4% if you wish to pay via PayPal.

The project is open to ANYONE - as full training will be provided. For more details please apply online using our website: www.bamburghresearchproject.co.uk

Europe - England - Binchester Roman Fort Excavation Project - 2013

Deadline
2013-02-15
A new major archaeological project is currently seeking enthusiastic excavation students and volunteers to work in a part of the Roman frontier that includes the Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site. The Binchester Roman Fort Excavation Project is excavating the fort (ancient name Vinovium) and expansive town near Durham, located in one of the richest archaeological landscapes in the world. Covered periods include the prehistoric and Iron Age, the Roman occupation, and the early Medieval period including the origins of Arthur's Britain. The project represents an international partnership between scholars at Stanford University (USA) and Durham University (UK).

Europe - England - Bradford Kaims Wetlands Project - 2014

Deadline
2014-06-02

The Bradford Kaims Wetlands Project

The Bradford Kaims site lies in the beautiful county of Northumberland in Northern England. The site lies on the edge of a former prehistoric lake, which over the years has turned to peat, so the preservation is fantastic. The paelo-environmental remains are fantastic, we have many preserved hazlenut shells, which are excellent for dating, seeds, animal bone including an Aurochs long bone.
The Bradford Kaims is a huge Prehistoric landscape and we have already uncovered some fantastic and exciting archaeology. The 2013 season saw the discovery of 12 burnt mounds, a prehistoric causeway, several man made islands, a 6,000 years old preserved wooden platform, 6,000 years old preserved wooden paddle and many sherds of prehistoric pottery.
Only Two burnt mounds have been under excavation , so theres plenty to find and help excavate.

Europe - England - British Archaeology Summer School, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

Europe - England - British Archaeology Summer School, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

Deadline
2010-03-31

The Corpus Christi College Summer School in British Archaeology provides in-depth teaching in all of the major periods of British Archaeology (within a European context) and is taught by senior academic staff from Cambridge and other leading universities. The month-long summer school is based in the mediaeval setting of Corpus Christi College, founded in 1352, one of the oldest of the 31 historic colleges forming the University of Cambridge.
The programme offers an exciting opportunity to study in England and will be of interest both to anthropology students and to students studying other subjects but having an interest in archaeology. The course includes field visits in the company of expert lecturers to many famous and fascinating archaeological sites.
Any student attending this course will obtain the latest, up-to-date knowledge; make new acquaintances, both student and professional; and learn new archaeological methods. It is anticipated that students will obtain eight academic credits for completing the course.

Europe - England - DigVentures - Flag Fen Lives - 2012

Europe - England - DigVentures - Flag Fen Lives - 2012

Deadline
2012-04-30

DigVentures is launching the first ever crowdfunded and crowdsourced excavation, on the internationally important, iconic Bronze Age site of Flag Fen. We will be inviting people to join us – either via a robust web platform from the comfort of their armchairs (in real time), or with their sleeves rolled up on the site itself. This is archaeology in your hands! We are offering the opportunity for students to join us on a first come first served basis, with options for participation from 1 day to 3 weeks. Each evening will feature lectures from some of the biggest names in Archaeology, including Professor Martin Carver, Dr Francis Pryor, Professor Tim Darvil, Professor Vince Gaffney, Dr Ben Roberts, Dr Clive Waddington, Julian Richards, Dr John Gater and many others. This promises to be an extraordinary field school experience

Europe - England - East Dorset - Durotriges Project (The Big Dig 2011)

Europe - England - East Dorset - Durotriges Project (The Big Dig 2011)

Deadline
2011-05-06

This project is an archaeological investigation studying the transition from the late Iron Age to the early Roman period in southern England.

The fieldwork, takes place within Dorset, a county of outstanding natural beauty and one of the best preserved archaeological landscapes in Britain. The project is run as a Bournemouth University summer field school.

Europe - England - Introduction to Human Osteology, Sheffield, S. Yorkshire, England - 2013

Europe - England - Introduction to Human Osteology, Sheffield, S. Yorkshire, England - 2013

Deadline
2013-06-14

This five day course provides participants with an overview of human skeletal anatomy and a variety of osteological methods, in order to convey understanding and recognition of standard osteological practice and help participants gain confidence when dealing with human skeletal material. The course is suitable for those working in outdoor occupations, the rescue services, field archaeology and museums, or students and for those wanting a taster course in human osteology.

Europe - England - Manor Lodge Tudor Field School, England

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Medieval and Tudor field school, excavating on the site where Mary Queens of Scots was held prisoner in the 16th century. As well as excavation training, specialist field schools in human osteology, environmental archaeology, building survey and material culture are offered.

Europe - England - Marine Resources, Sheffield, S. Yorkshire, England - 2013

Europe - England - Marine Resources, Sheffield, S. Yorkshire, England - 2013

Deadline
2013-06-14

This course provides detailed insight into faunal remains associated with human exploitation of coastal environments

Europe - England - Saveock Water Archaeology Field School - Cornwall England - 2011

Europe - England - Saveock Water Archaeology Field School - Cornwall England - 2011

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Saveock is a multi-period site dating from the Mesolithic to the 17th century. No experience is necessary as students are taught on site planning, section drawing, context sheets and excavation techniques during the first week, and can then put their new skills to the test in the following weeks, where students have the opportunity to dig on different periods of the site. As well as excavation, an illustrated talk is given on Experimental Archaeology each week by the site director Jacqui Wood, who has worked on the ‘Ice Man’ artefacts in Italy. Anyone from age 14 (with an accompanying adult) is welcome, and there is always post excavation work for those less able. This is a permanent archaeology centre and there are full indoor facilities during wet weather. Free wifi is available during break times, as well as phone charging facilities.

Europe - England - The Barcombe Roman Villa Project - 2012

Deadline
2012-06-20

Following four seasons of excavations, the Barcombe Roman Villa Project will continue in 2012 in Church Field where the remains of a large Roman bath house
have been revealed. The excavations will again be a joint project directed by David Rudling of the University of Sussex and Chris Butler of the Mid Sussex Field Archaeological Team. University of Sussex training courses will form part of this research project. All courses are suitable either for beginners or for those with some experience, ie those considering archaeology at university (minimum age 16), amateur archaeologists, undergraduates, and those undertaking university extra-mural courses in archaeology.

Europe - England - The Durotriges Big Dig - 2014

Deadline
2014-05-23

The Durotriges Project is an archaeological investigation studying the transition from the late Iron Age to the early Roman period in southern England.

The fieldwork, takes place within Dorset, England, a county of outstanding natural beauty and one of the best preserved archaeological landscapes in Britain. The project is run as a Bournemouth University summer field school.

Europe - England - The Durotriges Big Dig 2012 (Archaeology field school) in Dorset - 2012

Deadline
2012-05-10

The Durotriges Project is an archaeological investigation studying the transition from the late Iron Age to the early Roman period in southern England.

Europe - England - Thornton Abbey Field School - 2012

Europe - England - Thornton Abbey Field School - 2012

Deadline
2012-06-15
Excavation and survey at the Augustinian monastery and Tudor mansion at Thornton Abbey, England. This field school will be undertaking topographical and geophysical survey, as well as excavation on this important scheduled ancient monument. It will be focusing on previously unexamined medieval and post-medieval features, and will provide students a unique opportunity to work on of England's most important historical sites.
Europe - England - Thornton Abbey Mass Grave and Human Osteology Field School, England - 2014

Europe - England - Thornton Abbey Mass Grave and Human Osteology Field School, England - 2014

Deadline
2014-06-02

A hands on osteological field school offering the unique opportunity to take part in the excavation of a Black Death era medieval mass grave. To date over 50 individuals have been excavated from a single pit and the field school will continue work on this incredibly rare find.

Europe - England - Thornton Abbey Medieval & Monastic Field School, England - 2014

Europe - England - Thornton Abbey Medieval & Monastic Field School, England - 2014

Deadline
2014-06-02

Excavation and survey of the medieval hospital of St James at Thornton Abbey.

Europe - England - Thornton Abbey Medieval & Monastic Field School- 2013

Deadline
2013-06-01

The Thornton Abbey Medieval & Monastic Field School is one of the largest and best known research excavations currently taking place on monastic site in the United Kingdom. The field school provides hands-on training in all the most up to date techniques of British excavation, whilst students will be directly participating in the survey and excavation of an internationally important site.

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