IUP – WWII Forensic Archaeology – Germany

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Location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Season: June 27, 2023 to August 7, 2023

Session Dates: 26 June to 7 August 2023

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 6-week (6 credit) WWII Forensic Archaeology Field School (ANTH 321/521) from 26 June to 7 August 2023.  Students will receive training on forensic archaeological and geophysical survey methods through the excavation of a WWII aircraft crash site in Baden-Württemberg, 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 Munich, Germany and have a valid Passport and COVID vaccine.

Students must be enrolled in ANTH 321/521 to participate.  Information on IUP fees can be found at Summer Tuition and Fees – Office of Student Billing – IUP

For an application and more information, contact Dr. Palmiotto (

Grab your passport and COVID vaccine and join us for an amazing 6-week humanitarian and archaeological training opportunity in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, to recover a WWII U.S. aircraft crash site.  Receive training in forensic archaeology and geophysical survey methods.  This 6-credit course is available through Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Department of Anthropology.  Meals and hotel accommodations are included.  Roundtrip airfare to Munich, Germany, is not included.

6 cr tuition and fees:

Pennsylvania Residents:  $2608 (undergraduate)/$4086 (graduate)

Out-of-State Residents: $3810 (undergraduate)/$5949 (graduate).


WHAT:            ANTH 321/521:  Forensic Archaeology Field School

WHEN:            26 June – 7 August 2023

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: 6 weeks

Minimum Age: 18

Experience Required: Archaeological coursework or previous fieldwork preferred

Room and Board Arrangements:

Academic Credit:
6 credits

Contact Information:

Andrea Palmiotto

441 North Walk, McElhaney G1




United States

Phone: 7243572841

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