• Application Deadline
  • 2 months
    Duration

About

Aim of the course

The field school at Badia Pozzeveri is an outstanding opportunity for students to gain practical experience in archaeological excavation and bioarchaeological investigation by working side-by-side with leading researchers in the field. The Field School Pozzeveri in Archaeology and Bioarchaeology offered by University of Pisa  is designed to provide participants with knowledge of archaeological field methods.

Practical, hands-on experience in the field will be complemented by laboratory activity in archaeology and bioarchaeology. Lectures by the directors and instructors on their research will also provide students with insights in the theory and practice of archaeology and physical anthropology.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 2 months
    • Duration description

      17 June- 12 July (first session) 

      15 July- 09 August (second session)

  • Credits
    24 ECTS
    • 12 for the first session
    • 24 first + second session
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Field studies include:

  • Survey and excavation
  • GIS (Geographic Information Systems) and informatics
  • Bioarchaeological field and research methods
  • Recovery, restoration, and analysis of human skeletal remains.

Audience

The course is open to up to 30 undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students in archeology, physical -anthropology or allied disciplines from any country and institution.

Lecturers

  • Prof. Valentina Giuffra

English Language Requirements

This programme may require 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. Students interested in applying to the Summer School must fill out and submit the online Application Form.
  • Identity Document (*Passport in case you are a foreign student*)
  • Enrolment Form
  • Statement of interest and Curriculum vitae

All the documents must be in pdf format, in order to upload them on the portal when required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1000 EUR per year and a duration of 2 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1000 EUR per year and a duration of 2 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 2.000 euro - fees 1.000 euro, accommodation 1.000 euro

Living costs for Altopascio

  • 600 - 900 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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