Universität Innsbruck

CALL - The Sum­mer School AGUN­TUM – Archaeo­lo­gi­cal Field School

The Aguntum Summer School - Archaeological Field School offers students of classical and ancient study programmes to participate in the excavation of the Roman town of Aguntum, in courses on the history of the Eastern Alps as well as to join excursions to the most exciting find spots in the region.

The practical work at the excavation site includes the uncovering, description and measurement of archaeological findings, their recovery and initial careful cleaning as well as the further processing and interpretation of the materials and findings. Accompanying courses on the current discourse in field archaeological methods as well as on the broader historical framework of the excavation site in Roman and late ancient times (1st to 6th centuries AD) are offered.

Participants will

  • gain an overview over the history of the Eastern Alps in Roman Time
  • gain practical experience in archaeological excavation
  • gain practical experience in the processing of discovered material
  • learn scientific documentation techniques (drawing, photography, photogrammetry, SfM 3D)
  • document and interpret stratigraphic data on archaeological finds


Duration: 3 weeks
Dates: July 17th to August 5th 2023
Cycle: annual
Registration deadline: 10 April 2023
Minimum age: 21 years
Max. number of participants for 2023: 8 persons
Language: English
ECTS-Credits: 6 (University of Innsbruck)
Requirements for participating: interest in archaeological field work and physical resilience
Cost: EUR 2,400
Contact: fieldschool-aguntum@uibk.ac.at

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