Explore Our Projects & Fieldwork Opportunities in Archaeology and Historic Preservation in 2023

WHY BALKAN HERITAGE FIELD SCHOOL   

  • The field schools are affiliated with ongoing archaeological or historic preservation projects
  • Supervision and instruction from professionals in the field
  • Exciting field experience in a safe environment
  • Open to all who are ready to learn, discover and travel
  • Universitiy credit hours available for students

VARIETY OF TOPICS & PROJECTS

  • Archaeological digs
  • Conservation of artifacts and sites
  • Computational photography & Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI)
  • Photogrammetry & GIS & Archaeometry
  • Our packs combine several projects and sites

VARIETY OF SITES & PERIODS   

  • Paleolithic sites & caves  
  • Neolithic and Chalcolithic settlements & tells
  • Ancient Greek, Hellenistic, Roman and Late Antique cities & sites
  • Early Christian & Byzantine, medieval and postmedieval churches & monasteries

VARIETY OF ARTIFACTS & MONUMENTS   

  • Ancient Greek pottery
  • Roman pottery, glassware, mosaics and wall-paintings
  • Historical textile, metal and paper
  • Byzantine and medieval frescoes
  • Epigraphic monuments
''Fresco-Hunting'' Photo Research Expedition to Medieval Balkan Churches
Bulgaria

Season dates: 20 May - 03 June, 2023

Cost starting from: 1699 EUR/approx. 1699 USD

 

Workshops for Interventive & Preventive Conservation of Metal, Paper and Textiles
Greece

Season dates: 21 May - 10 June, 2023 

Cost starting from: 1349 EUR/ approx. 1349 USD

IFR
Underwater Archaeology in the Black Sea
Bulgaria

Season dates: 27 May - 17 June, 2023

Cost starting from: 4199 EUR/ approx. 4199 USD   

In collaboration with: Institute for Field Research

The Neolithic of the Holy Land: Excavations at the Neolithic site of Sha’ar Hagolan
Israel

Season dates: 01 - 23 June, 2023

Cost starting from: 3599 EUR/ approx. 3599 USD

IFR
Workshop for Conservation of Roman Mosaics
North Macedonia

+ Optional tour of Pella and Vergina, Greece      

   

Season dates: 3 - 23 June, 2023

Cost starting from: 1849 EUR/ approx. 1849 USD   

In collaboration with: Institute for Field Research

IFR
Workshops for Conservation of Roman Pottery and Glass
North Macedonia

+ Optional tour of Pella and Vergina, Greece

   

Season dates: 3 - 23 June, 2023

Cost starting from: 1749 EUR/ approx. 1749 USD   

In collaboration with: Institute for Field Research

IFR
Stobi (The Capital City of Macedonia Secunda) Excavation
North Macedonia

+ Optional tour of Pella and Vergina, Greece 

   

Season dates: 24 June - 22 July, 2023

Cost starting from: 2559 EUR/ approx. 2559 USD   

In collaboration with: Institute for Field Research

Neanderthal Crossroads: Excavations at the Middle Paleolithic Site Uzun Mera and Peshka rock-shelter
North Macedonia

Season dates: 24 June - 15 July, 2023   

Cost starting from: 2249 EUR/ approx. 2249 USD

IFR
Bresto: Digging in the Time of Troy
Bulgaria

Season dates: 08 July - 05 August, 2023

Cost starting from: 1649 EUR/ approx. 1649 USD   

In collaboration with: Institute for Field Research

Workshop for Conservation of Ancient Greek Pottery
Bulgaria

Season dates: 16 - 29 July, 2023

Cost starting from: 1749 EUR/ approx. 1749 USD

IFR
Tell Yunatsite Excavations – Seeking Europe's First Civilization
Bulgaria

Season dates: 22 July - 19 August, 2023

Cost starting from: 1649 EUR/ approx. 1649 USD

In collaboration with: Institute for Field Research

IFR
Ancient Greeks in the Land of Dionysos - Excavation of Emporion Pistiros
Bulgaria

Season dates: 24 July - 20 August, 2023

Cost starting from: 3099 EUR/ approx. 3099 USD   

In collaboration with: Institute for Field Research

Archaeology and Bioarchaeology of Apollonia Pontica
Bulgaria

Coming soon

Bona Mansio - Roman Road Station on Via Diagonalis
Bulgaria

Season dates: The program is not going to be resumed in 2023 due to COVID-19 considerations.

Byzantine Cold Case File: Excavations of the Early Christian Monastery near Varna on the Black Sea
Bulgaria

Season dates: The program is not going to be resumed in 2023 due to COVID-19 considerations.

Romans in Illyricum - Doclea Excavations
Montenegro

+ Optional tour of Dubrovnik, Croatia

   

Season dates: The program is not going to be resumed in 2023 due to COVID-19 considerations.

Immersive Storytelling for new Cultural Experiences
Republic of North Macedonia, Serbia & Slovenia

Session dates:   

29 August- 04 September 2022 (closed);

20-26 September 2022 (closed);

27 September- 03 October 2022 (closed);