IUP – Forensic Archaeology – Germany

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Season: June 27, 2022 to July 31, 2022

Session Dates: 27 June to 31 July 2022

Application Deadline: March 21, 2022

Deadline Type: Contact for Details


Program Type:
Field School

RPA Certified:

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Project Director:
Andrea Palmiotto

Project Description:

The Indiana University of Pennsylvania is offering a 5-week (5 credit) Forensic Archaeology Field School (ANTH 481/581) from 27 June to 31 July 2022.  Students will receive training on forensic archaeological and geophysical survey methods through the excavation of a WWII aircraft crash site in Baden-Wurttemburg, Germany.

This course is a hands-on, experiential learning opportunity that provides students a platform to enhance their forensic archaeological field skills.  Activities will include ground penetrating radar, metal detecting, unit excavation, screening, photography, and mapping and documentation.

Housing and meals are provided.  Students must arrange their own travel to Frankfurt, Germany and have a valid Passport and COVID vaccine.

Students must be enrolled in ANTH 481/581 to participate.  Information on IUP fees can be found at

Applications are due to Dr. Palmiotto ( by Monday, 21 March 2021.  Students will be notified of acceptance in early April.


WHAT:            ANTH 481 Special Topics:  Forensic Archaeology Field School

WHEN:            27 June – 31 July 2022

WHERE:          Baden-Wurttemburg, Germany

WHAT:            Forensic/archaeological field experience


Period(s) of Occupation: WWII

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 5 weeks

Minimum Age: 18

Experience Required: Archaeological coursework or previous fieldwork preferred

Room and Board Arrangements:

Academic Credit:
5 credits

Contact Information:

Andrea Palmiotto

441 North Walk, McElhaney G1




United States

Phone: 7243572841

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