RSF Archaeological Trust

Philippopolis field school

Code: PR03PH01
Period: Roman 1. - 3. AD
Places available: 8 places available. No previous experience necessary
Dates: June 27 - July 31, 2015
Minimum stay: Two weeks
Minimum age: 18
Language: English
Cost: 590 to 1298 EUR
Visa permit: None for EU, US or Canadian citizens

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The main goal of the course is to make students familiar with the basic methods of field archeology, finds processing and field documentation. The course consists of two parts: 1. Seminars and 2. Practicum. Each seminar is devoted to specific practical skill, which students will acquire in course of the ongoing excavations and post-field work. The emphasis of the course is the practical work done at the field and the different aspects of the field methods required specific skills as drawing, working with geodesic technique, describing and interpreting archaeological situations. The Practicum will follow by discussions and working on individual tasks in order to develops student's ability to understand and interpret the archaeological data.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will:

• Know the basic methods used in field archeology and in the post-field work.

• Document, describe and deal with different aspects of the fieldwork.

• Be able to understand and interpret archaeological data.

• Draw up archaeological records and presentations.

Affiliation: RSF Archaeological Trust

All participants will receive:

  1. Certificate of participation stating the hours and activities of the course. Participants that perform exceedingly well in the course will receive a letter of recommendation from our organization.

  2. Pre-reading materials.

  3. 6 academic credits. The request for credits should be pointed out into the Application form. The accreditation is not included in the field school tuition fee. For more details please check our "Instructions" section.