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Season Dates: June 29, 2014 - August 16, 2014
Application Deadline: July 20, 2014
Affiliation: Balkan Heritage Foundation, Blagoevgrad Regional Museum of History, New Bulgarian University, Municipality of Strumyani (Bulgaria), Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, Nanterre (France); Apollonia Pontica Excavation Team, Archaeological Museum of Sozopol, Topola Excavation Team (National Archaeological Institute with Museum at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)
Project Director: Dr. Malgorzata Grebska-Kulova (archaeologist and curator at Blagoevgrad Regional Museum of History); Ass. Prof. Krastina Panayotova, PhD in Archaeology, Department of Classical Archaeology, National Institute of Archaeology and Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences;Associate Prof. Liudmila Doncheva Petkova, PhD in Archaeology, Department of Medieval Archaeology, National Institute of Archaeology and Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences; Associate Prof. Metodi Daskalov, PhD in Archaeology, Department of Medieval Archaeology, National Institute of Archaeology and Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
The pack is combination of three Balkan Heritage Field School (BHFS) projects covering three periods of the European History: Prehistory, Antiquity and Medieval Ages. It provides to either students or people interested in Archaeology, History and Anthropology comprehensive archaeological experience (in six weeks at three different sites: prehistoric settlement, a sanctuary and a necropolis, located in Bulgaria. What is more choosing to participate in the pack’s proposals the BHFS participants will benefit from the considerably reduced admission fees, faster registration and the option to join a 5-day excursion to Istanbul, Turkey between the second and third field school projects.
and the optional excursion to Istanbul, Turkey (28 July - 1 August, 2014)
All the details concerning the field schools and the excursion - the archaeological sites, project venues, traveling information, field school agendas, programs and project teams, special requirements, food and board arrangements, etc. are specified on the web pages listed above! Our admission officer Mrs. Anna Parmakova is ready to answer all your questions concerning the EUROPEAN ARCHAEOLOGY IN BRIEF - ALL IN ONE PACK!
Period(s) of Occupation: Prehistory, Antiquity, Middle Ages
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: Three (3) sessions
Minimum Age: 18
Experience Required: No.
Room and Board Arrangements
Pack's locations: Ilindentsi, Sozopol and Balchik, Bulgaria. Participants in the pack will be expected to arrive first in Ilindentsi.
At Ilindentsi: participants will be accommodated in comfortable rooms with two to three beds (bathrooms with shower and WC, TV) in a local guest house, wich also provides a cheap laundry service and free Wi-Fi. Participants are not expected to bring any additional equipment, bedclothes or towels. Three meals (fresh, organic Bulgarian homemade food) per day are covered by the admission fee.
At Sozopol: Participants will be accommodated in comfortable rooms with two to three beds (bathrooms with shower and WC), equipped with air-conditioning, refrigerators and TV in a hotel (one star) located very close to the town beaches, the Old Town Quarter, the Archaeological Museum and within 15 min walking distance from the archaeological site. Wi-Fi is available on the first floor of the hotel.
At Balchik: Participants will be accommodated in comfortable rooms with two to three beds, with bathrooms with shower and WC, equipped with air-conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi. The hotel has a swimming pool and nice view to the sea and the picturesque town's harbour. Three meals per day are covered by the admission fee.
Cost: Starting from 3550 EUR* (app. 4615 USD. Check current exchange rates!).
Name of institution offering credit: New Bulgarian University
Number of credits offered: 6/9 credit hours
Tuition: starting from 345 EUR
Ms. Anna Parmakova
204 Sveta Troitsa St.
Stara Zagora, 6004
Phone: + + 359 877 725 052