University of Innsbruck

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The Summer School AGUNTUM – Archaeological Field School is aimed at students of classical and ancient study programs who are interested in the history of the Eastern Alps and the Roman times and who would like to gain experience in archaeological excavation, archaeological documentation and the processing of discovered material.

AGUNTUM

Info


Degree
Certificate of the University of Innsbruck

Duration/ECTS-Credits
4 weeks/6 ECTS-Credits

Location
Aguntum, 9991 Dölsach, Römerstraße 1, AT

Dates
tbd

Cost
1.800 EUR excl. cost for travel, board and lodging
(subject to changes)

Language
English

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Lernziele

Objectives

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
Zielgruppe

Target group

    • future archaeologists
    • international students of classical and ancient study programs
Voraussetzungen

Requirements

  • interest in archeological field work
  • physical resilience
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Contact

Melanie Dablander

Division for continuing education
Karl-Schönherr-Str. 3
6020 Innsbruck

  +43 512 507–39402

  weiterbildung@uibk.ac.at

 

Academic Supervision

Mag. Dr. Martin Auer

Department of Archaeology
Atrium, Langer Weg 11
6020 Innsbruck

  Martin.Auer@uibk.ac.at

Instructors

Mag. Dr. Martin Auer

MMMag. Lukas Egger

Dr. Julia Rabitsch

Organisational Information

Programme

Dates: tbd

You will have to organise your own journey to get there. On site a transfer from the nearest-located town of Lienz to Aguntum (alternatively from Innsbruck to Aguntum) can be provided.

During the first week, the focus lies on the theoretical part of the training. From the second week onwards, the Field School focuses on working in the field and with the material found. Towards the end of the fourth week, the final report (findings plans, drawings of finds, photos) is created.

Excursions take place during the first week and on the remaining Saturdays. Sundays are free.

Accomodation

There are 4- to 8-bed rooms in the “Aguntum excavation house” on the excavation site. Kitchen and bathrooms are shared. Washing machine and free WiFi is available.

Cost for lodging: 300 EUR for the entire duration of the summer school.

Equipment

Field work clothes for very hot (up to 35°C), cold and rainy days is recommended. Safety shoes are obligatory. All further equipment and tools are provided.

Registration

Registration is currently not yet open.
Please register for mailing.

General Information for Course Registration.

The participants have to take care of their insurances
(health, accident and liability insurance) themselves.

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