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1st Archaeological Sciences Summer School at Pollentia

Location: Alcudia (Mallorca), Spain

July 21, 2014 to July 25, 2014

Application Deadline: 
Friday, June 6, 2014

Deadline Type: 
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Flyer: PDF icon archaeologicalsciences_triptic_final.pdf

Program Type

Field school

RPA certified



University of Barcelona, University of La Laguna, ICREA, ERAAUB; and Consortium of the Roman city of Pollentia

Project Director:

Miguel Ángel Cau Ontiveros and Rosa Maria Albert, Research Professor Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA)/ERAAUB, University of Barcelona

Project Description

The purpose of the course is to expose students to interdisciplinary research that involves archaeology and the natural sciences in the field. The students will experience interactive work that combines excavation and analysis of materials using an on-site laboratory. The course will emphasize the inter-connection between laboratory analyses and the archaeological context, and will include fieldwork, laboratory work, and lectures.

Summer School directors: M.A. Cau, ICREA/director of ERAAUB/UB and R.Mª. Albert, ICREA/ERAAUB

Field Archaeology: Mª. E. Chávez, site co-director.

Archaeological Sciences: D. Cabanes, A. Pecci

Archaeologists: C. Mas, S. Munar, B. Vallori,

Timetable(Monday to Friday)

  • 7.30-13 h., Excavation
  • 13-15 h., Lunch
  • 15-17.30 h., Laboratory
  • 17.30-18.30 h., Talks
  • 21 h., Dinner

Further information

Period(s) of Occupation: Roman and Late Antiquity

Project size: 
1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 1 week

Minimum age: 

Room and Board Arrangements

The students of the Archaeological Sciences Summer School are welcome to join the International Summer School on Roman Archaeology starting the 7th of July ending the 3rd of August which has a cost of 2400 €. For those interested in participating in both courses, there will be a 400 € discount with a final amount of 2,800 €.


Accommodation: Accommodation is included in the fees.


Food: Breakfast, half-morning sandwich, lunch and dinner will be also covered.


Air fares are NOT included


Academic Credit

Name of institution offering credit: 
Miguel Ángel Cau Ontiveros
Number of credits offered: none


Contact Information
Miguel Ángel Cau Ontiveros
Avinguda Mistral 25, 5º-1ª