Osteoarchaeology and Paleopathology, Certificate

Osteoarchaeology and Paleopathology, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 days
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) ,
The school is designed to provide all participants with an in-depth knowledge of cleaning, and analyzing 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. The Osteoarchaeology and Paleopathology course is offered at University of Pisa.

About

The Summer School in Osteoarchaeology and Paleopathology is an academic program aimed at training students in anthropological and paleopathological laboratory methods. It is an outstanding opportunity for students to gain practical 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).

The Osteoarchaeology and Paleopathology course is offered at University of Pisa.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 days
    • Duration description

      04 - 22 june

  • Credits
    12 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

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 includes samples from Tuscan excavations dating back to the medieval ages. The activities will be completed under the supervision of experienced staff of the Division of Paleopathology, directed by Professor Gino Fornaciari.

Lecturers

Prof. Valentina Giuffra

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • The Summer School has no formal prerequisites; students will be fully trained for all the activities they experience. Knowledgement of English language is required.
  • Students in Physical Anthropology, Archaeology, Forensic Science, Medicine, Paleopathology and allied disciplines at undergraduate and graduate levels.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1300 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1300 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 days.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    1300 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1300 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
fees 1.000 euro, accommodation 300 euro

Living costs for Pisa

  • 750 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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