19 days
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750 EUR/full
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About

The Osteoarchaeology and Paleopathology course from University of Pisa is an academic program aimed at training students in anthropological and paleopathological laboratory methods.

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Overview

It is an outstanding opportunity for students to gain experience in bioarchaeological investigation by working side-by-side with leading researchers in the field.

The lab-activities and lectures will be carried out at the Laboratory of Paleopathology (within the Medical School of Pisa).

Aim

The Osteoarchaeology and Paleopathology course from University of Pisa is designed to provide all participants with an in-depth knowledge about the analysis of ancient human skeletal remains. Biological profile reconstruction is aimed at obtaining the greatest possible amount of information on the environment, lifestyle, and diseases that afflicted past populations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Summer School will take place over the course of 3 weeks, in order to provide students with the basic knowledge of skeletal anatomy, physical anthropology and paleopathology necessary to approach osteological analyses.
  • The skeletal materials under examination include samples from Tuscan excavations dating back to the medieval ages. The activities will be completed under the supervision of the experienced staff of the Division of Paleopathology, with the supervision of Professor Gino Fornaciari.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 19 days

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

7 ECTS

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Summer School has no formal prerequisites; students will be fully trained for all the activities they experience.
  • Knowledge of the English language is also required. 
  • Identity Document (*PASSPORT in case you are a foreign student*)
  • Enrolment Form
  • Curriculum vitae

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    750 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 EUR for the full programme during 19 days.
  • EU/EEA

    750 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 EUR for the full programme during 19 days.

Funding

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