Summer course in Archaeology in Italy

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Summer courses provide a convenient way to earn credit between the spring and fall semesters. This can be especially advantageous for students needing to retake a course. Students considering early graduation can also benefit for summer courses.

The study of artifacts and buildings of past civilizations to understand their culture and history is known as archaeology. Items examined can include religious relics, physical remains, artwork and tools. Students typically choose a focus such as a time period, a geographic area or a type of society.

Officially known as the Italian Republic, the country is found in southern Europe. The official language is Italian and the cultural rich capital is Rome. Many of the world's oldest universities are located in Italy, in particular the University of Bologna (founded in 1088). There are three Superior Graduate Schools with "university status", three institutes with the status of Doctoral Colleges, which function at graduate and post-graduate level.

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Summer School Vada Volaterrana Archaeological Field School

University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools
Campus Full time July 2019 Italy Pisa

A survey in the low Cecina Valley (ager Volaterranus). Methodology of the survey and landscape archaeology. Non-destructive diagnostic techniques applied to the archaeological research (in particular the georadar surveys conducted by Dr. A. Ribolini Dipartimento Scienze della Terra, UNIPI). [+]

Best Summer Courses in Archaeology in Italy 2018/2019.

A survey in the low Cecina Valley (ager Volaterranus). A methodology of the survey and landscape archaeology.

Non-destructive diagnostic techniques applied to the archaeological research (in particular the georadar surveys conducted by Dr. A. Ribolini Dipartimento Scienze della Terra, UNIPI).

Stratigraphic excavations of the buildings of the harbor quarter of Vada Volaterrana: lessons in methodology and practical digging activities. Classification of the buildings and finds, in particular in an Ancient Pottery Laboratory, including typological and technical-archaeometric analyses and drawing of the finds.... [-]


Summer School Field School Pozzeveri in Archaeology and Bioarchaeology

University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools
Campus Full time June 2019 Italy Pisa

The Field School in Medieval Archaeology and Bioarchaeology at Badia Pozzeveri (Lucca, Italy) is an academic program aimed at training students in archaeological and bioarchaeological field and laboratory methods. Excavations will take place at the church of “San Pietro a Pozzeveri” in the municipality of Altopascio. [+]

The Field School in Medieval Archaeology and Bioarchaeology at Badia Pozzeveri (Lucca, Italy) is an academic program aimed at training students in archaeological and bioarchaeological field and laboratory methods. Excavations will take place at the church of “San Pietro a Pozzeveri” in the municipality of Altopascio. Badia Pozzeveri is located approximately 10 miles east of the city of Lucca, capital of the Tuscan province of the same name.

San Pietro’s church was once part of a Camaldolese monastery, which was founded in the 11th century on the shores of Lake Bientina. The medieval lake, now entirely dried up, extended between Lucca and the Arno River. The monastery flourished during the 12-13th centuries thanks to its location along the Via Francigena, a major trade and pilgrimage route, which connected France and Northern Europe with Rome throughout the entire Middle Ages. The monastery’s decline started in the 14th century and eventually led to its dissolution in the 15th century. San Pietro’s church remained as the village’s center of worship and is still in use.... [-]


Summer School in Osteoarchaeology and Paleopathology

University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools
Campus Full time June 2019 Italy Pisa

The Summer School in Osteoarchaeology and Paleopathology is an academic program aimed at training students in anthropological and paleopathological laboratory methods. [+]

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 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.... [-]


Summer School in Data-Driven Archaeology

University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools
Campus Full time June 2019 Italy Pisa

The Summer School will enable participants to manage the life cycle of digital archaeological data. It is built around a new paradigm, which takes into consideration archaeologists as both producers and users of digital archaeological data. [+]

The Summer School will enable participants to manage the life cycle of digital archaeological data. It is built around a new paradigm, which takes into consideration archaeologists as both producers and users of digital archaeological data.

Attendees will learn the concepts and methods of data retrieval, management, analysis and communication through an integrated use of software, statistical and practical principles. This will be accomplished through field activities connected to pottery analysis within the ArchAIDE project (www.archaide.eu), and ICT-related activities carried out in the laboratory and taught in the lectures. The Summer School will take place from June 25th to July 13th 2018, at the University of Pisa, Italy.... [-]


Summer School of Archaeology in Abruzzo

University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools
Campus Full time 4 weeks July 2019 Italy Pisa

The UNIPI Summer School of Archaeology offers its participants a diachronic (multi-period) approach to the study of the Archaeology. Through this approach, participants will gain a deeper knowledge of the archaeology from the prehistoric to the Roman period. [+]

The UNIPI Summer School of Archaeology offers its participants a diachronic (multi-period) approach to the study of the Archaeology. Through this approach, participants will gain a deeper knowledge of archaeology from the prehistoric to the Roman period.

Furthermore, the program includes visits to major museums and open-air sites to provide participants with an essential overview and a comprehensive understanding of topics dealt with during the lessons.

Students will receive intensive cross-disciplinary training, with lectures, laboratories, two different excavations activities. Weekend archaeological site visits will complete the week program.The course will last 4 weeks including a series of lectures that will turn into laboratory activities.... [-]