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Europe - Spain - Trowelschool Archaeoholidays-1936 Spanish Civil War field-school War archaeology - 2013

Europe - Spain - Trowelschool Archaeoholidays-1936 Spanish Civil War field-school War archaeology - 2013

Archaeology Field School Location and Dates

Application Deadline
Start Date 2013-07-01
End Date 2013-07-31

Multiple Sessions Yes
Multiple Session information

First session July 1-14, 2013
Second session July 17-31, 2013
Minimum stay 1 week (7 DAYS)

Archaeology Field School Location

Calle Guillem de Castro 91-3

Academic Credit

All participants in a Trowelschool course obtain a certificate proving the course attendance, which details activities that have been carried out. If you wish to obtain credits, you should first check with your university. Trowelschool shall prepare any documents you need to certify working hours at the excavation as well as any course teaching hours.

Archaeology Field School Tuition

750 euro per week all included

Archaeology Field School Room and Board

We aim to use suitable accommodation that is as close to the project location as possible and to place everyone from the project in the same accommodation. Your accommodation will be a hostel double room.

Archaeology Field School Travel

Archaeology Field School Description

1936 Spanish Civil War field-school at Olba – War archaeology

Enjoy archaeology at a real 1936 Spanish civil war front, you will dig up trenches, machine gun nests and other war defences. Includes safety induction, fieldwork, lectures, guided visits, war defence reconstruction and meetings civil war veterans.

At Olba, Spain. A lovely village in the Teruel region.

First session July 1-14, 2013
Second session July 17-31, 2013
Minimum stay 1 week (7 DAYS)
750 euro per week taxes included
Application and payment by June 1 2013. 300 euro deposit required.
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Archaeology Field School Additional Information

Archaeology Field School Type


Time Period


Field School Setting/Conditions

The accomodation is at Olba, 10 minutes walking far from the site.

How is the project area accessed each day

10 minutes walking

What is the daily schedule for the field school

The projects and any excursions run from 9 in the morning to 17 in the afternoon Monday to Friday with a morning session on a Saturday, leaving you plenty of time to relax, explore or make use of the local facilities.

Directors and Instructors

Miguel Mezquida Fernández

Daniel Sant Feliu Lozano

Specialized skills you will have the opportunity to learn

We will give you a complete overview of archaeological methods used during an archaeological excavation, including digging, recording archaeological features, excavation strategy and methodology, stratigraphy, study of formative processes ,surveying, archaeological sampling techniques ,artefact inventory, architectural or archaeological building recording, as well as dealing with everything related to the post-excavation process.
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On rain days will there be lab work?


Will there be additional organized activities?

YES, safety induction, lectures, guided visits, war defence reconstruction, meetings civil war veterans and cinema series.

Is travel restriced during free time?

Free time not restricted.

Archaeology Field School Contact Information and Website

Field School Website:

Field School Contact Information

Rubén López Catalán
Calle Lepanto 29-9

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