The Summer School of Archaeology in Thessaloniki is an innovative program offered by the Toumba Excavation of the Department of Archaeology and the School of Modern Greek Language of the Aristotle University.
During the first week, an intensive Greek language course will be provided at the School of Modern Greek. During this week, participants will have the opportunity to acquire some basic vocabulary and useful expressions in Modern Greek.
During the two weeks at the excavation the participants will be introduced to frontline fieldwork methods and archaeological theory. Students will rotate between digging in trenches and the processing of finds in the excavation shed and laboratory in order to acquire practical archaeological skills in a real research environment.
Period: 10-28 July 2017
Relating fields: Archaeology, History of Art, Anthropology, Classics and History (preferably with emphasis in Ancient and Medieval periods)
Level: Preferably advanced undergraduate and graduate students
Number of participants: 15-20
Application deadline: 15 April 2017