CCCU Culver Archaeological Project International Field School

Location: Canterbury, United Kingdom

Season: May 20, 2024 to June 29, 2024

Application Deadline: May 6, 2024

Deadline Type: Contact for Details


Program Type:
Field School

RPA Certified:

Canterbury Christ Church University

Project Description:

Culver Archaeological Project is a long-standing research excavation of a rural Romano-British settlement in Barcombe, East Sussex. The international field school is run by Canterbury Christ Church University and includes 6 – weeks of comprehensive archaeological training in the UNESCO world heritage site of Canterbury and at the Bridge Farm archaeological site situated in the beautiful and historic countryside of East Sussex. Participation in the field school includes:

  • 2-weeks of in-class training and excursions in Canterbury
  • 2-weeks of hands-on field training + 2 – weeks of supervised excavation at the archaeological site in Barcombe

Participants will receive training in variety of areas including British archaeology, site formation processes, environmental sampling, geophysical survey, artefact processing and photography.

2024 fees: £3,360 (GBP) 

The price includes the following: equipment, accommodation (in Canterbury and on-site tent camping), transportation to/from Canterbury – Barcombe, access to on-site showers, WiFi, kitchen, lounge and washer/dryer. Flights not included.

Period(s) of Occupation: Roman

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Age: 18

Experience Required: No previous experience required but an interest in archaeology is essential!

Room and Board Arrangements:
2 weeks of accommodation is provided in Canterbury (University halls) followed by 4 weeks of on-site tent camping (camping equipment, toilets, showers, kitchen and WiFi provided)

Contact Information:

Dr Heidi Stoner

N Holmes Rd, Canterbury CT1 1QU


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