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Archaeological Summer School Transylvania

Location: Romania

May 12, 2013 to August 31, 2013

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Monday, July 1, 2013

Deadline Type: 
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Flyer: PDF icon syllabus_2013.pdf

Program Type

Field school

RPA certified



Association for Promoting Transylvanian Archaeological Heritage

Project Director:

Dr. Florin Gogaltan

Project Description

The project aims to promote and protect the archaeological heritage of Transylvania (and beyond), through the involvement of volunteers in archaeological activities. At the same time, this is a great chance for us to share the experience of an archaeological adventure with other archaeology enthusiasts (specialized or unspecialized.  Place and duration: The project runs throughout the summer (May-September) and it’s being carried  out in six different locations (archaeological sites) within Transylvania: Roșia-Peștera Vacii, Carei-Bobal, Pricske , Lăzarea, Bothvar, and Toplița

Period(s) of Occupation: Paleolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Late Roman, Early Medieval, Modern

The project is designed to introduce different field methods to our volunteers, as we cover a variety of periods, from Paleolithic to Modern Ages.

Project size: 
1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 3 weeks

Minimum age: 

Experience required: 
No previous experience required

Room and Board Arrangements

The cost will cover local transportation, accommodation, meals (3 meals per day) for the entire period of participation – including weekends and guidance.
Accommodation conditions will vary throughout the project, depending on our location (the archaeological site investigated at the moment). Volunteers will be accommodated in Roșia (Bihor county) Bobald (Satu-Mare county) Gheorghieni and Toplița (small towns in Harghita county).

€200 per week

Academic Credit

Name of institution offering credit: 
Romanian Academy, Babes-Bolyai University, Valahia University
Number of credits offered Contact for details


Contact Information
Elena Cristina Cordos
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