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1936 Spanish Civil War Field-School: War Archaeology

Location: Olba, Spain

July 21, 2014 to July 27, 2014

Application Deadline: 
Monday, July 7, 2014

Deadline Type: 
Contact for details

Discount for AIA members: 
Discount for groups. Contact for more details.

Program Type

Field school

RPA certified



Trowelschool-Soluciones Arqueológicas C.B.

Project Director:

Miguel Mezquida, Alejandro Vila

Project Description

1936 Spanish Civil War field-school at Olba – War archaeology

What: Enjoy archaeology at a real 1936 Spanish civil war front, you will dig up trenches, machine gun nests and other war defences. Includes safety induction, fieldwork, lectures, guided visits, war defence reconstruction and meetings civil war veterans.

Where: At Olba, Spain. A lovely village in the Teruel region.

When: July 21-27, 2013

Costs: 550 euro taxes included


Application and payment  by July 7th  2014. 

100 euro deposit required.

Safe and secure online  payment also by Paypal.

Applications are available at:

Period(s) of Occupation: Spanish Civil War (Contemporary)

Enjoy archaeology at a real 1936 Spanish civil war front.

Project size: 
1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 1 session

Minimum age: 

Experience required: 
The course is open to everyone. You do not require academic training or previous experience to participate.

Room and Board Arrangements

We aim to use suitable accommodation that is as close to the project location as possible and to place everyone from the project in the same accommodation. Your accommodation will be in hostel room.
Breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner are included. There are refreshments at the site of the project. Main meals are provided in hostel restaurant.

550 euro taxes included

Academic Credit

Number of credits offered All participants in a Trowelschool course obtain a certificate proving the course attendance, which details activities that have been carried out. If you wish to obtain credits, you should first check with your university. Trowelschool shall prepare any documents you need to certify working hours at the excavation as well as any course teaching hours.


Contact Information
Trowelschool Archaeoholidays
Guillem de Castro 91-3
+34 646396958