The Vulci 3000 Project, Italy – Institute for Field Research

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Location: Vulci, IT

Season: June 14, 2020 to July 18, 2020

Application Deadline: April 3, 2020

Deadline Type: Rolling


Program Type:
Field School

RPA Certified:

Institute for Field Research, Connecticut College, Duke University

Project Director:
Dr. Maurizio Forte

Project Description:

Vulci 3000, a multidisciplinary archaeological research project that employs advanced digital technologies managed by Duke University, is focused on the Etruscan and Roman site of Vulci (10th–3rd c. BCE–4th c. CE). Located in the Province of Viterbo, Italy, Vulci was one of the largest and most important cities in the 1st millennium BCE in the Italian peninsula. This project will analyze and track the transformation and development of Vulci into a city, then city-state, and finally into a Roman city, and serve to interpret models of urban transformation in the ancient world. The habitation site is a unique, stratified, and mostly untouched, urban context that includes, in the same area, Iron Age, Etruscan, Roman and Medieval settlements.

Period(s) of Occupation: Digital Archaeology; Etruscan & Roman Period

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: Participants are required to stay for the full duration of the field school.

Minimum Age: 18

Experience Required: No experience required.

Room and Board Arrangements:
Students will live in apartments in Montalto Marina, a charming seaside town, 15 minutes away from the site. Large, Italian style lunch will be provided daily in the field at a local family own restaurant at the site of Vulci. Students are responsible for their own dinner and breakfast (there are several supermarkets, groceries and bars at a walking distance from the apartments). Students are responsible for their own food on weekends. The accommodation will be in new apartments, fully equipped with kitchen, fridge, washing machines and related tools. All the participants have to bring bed sheets.

Academic Credit:
8 Semester Credits credits offered by Connecticut College. Tuition is $4,040.

Contact Information:

Institute for Field Research

2999 Overland Ave. Suite 103

Los Angeles




Phone: 424-209-1173

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