Explore Our Projects & Fieldwork Opportunities in Archaeology and Historic Preservation in 2018

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
  • Our packs combine several projects and sites

VARIETY OF SITES & PERIODS   

  • Prehistoric settlement and tell
  • Ancient Greek, Hellenistic, Roman and Late Antique cities & sites
  • Early Christian & Byzantine & Post-Byzantine churches & monasteries
  • Traditional Balkan villages

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

+ Photo tour to Serbia 

     

Season dates: 12 - 26 May, 2018   

Early Bird: 1286 EUR (approx. 1529 USD) 

Apollonia Pontica Excavation Project
Bulgaria

Season dates: 23 June - 21 July, 2018

Super Early Bird Special starting from 1125 EUR (approx. 1350 USD)

Romans in Illyricum - Doclea Excavations
Montenegro

+ Optional tour of Dubrovnik, Croatia

   

Season dates: 26 May - 23 June, 2018

Early Bird Special starting from 1147 EUR (approx. 1374 USD)

Workshop for Conservation of Ancient Greek Pottery
Bulgaria

   

Season dates: 23 June - 7 July 2018

Early Bird Special: 1136 EUR (approx. 1360 USD)

Bona Mansio - Roman Road Station on Via Diagonalis
Bulgaria

Season dates: 29 April - 20 May and 26 August - 23 September, 2017

Admission fee starting from 855 EUR (approx. 949 USD)

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

Season dates: 24 July - 21 August, 2017

Super Early Bird Special starting from 1275 EUR (approx. 1424 USD)

Bresto: Digging in the Time of Troy
Bulgaria

In 2018 this field school takes a gap year.    

It is coming back in Season 2019.

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

Season dates: 24 July - 21 August, 2017

Super Early Bird Special starting from 1147 EUR (approx. 1285 USD)

Stobi (The Capital City of Macedonia Secunda) Excavation Project
Republic of Macedonia

+ Optional tour of Pella and Vergina, Greece 

   

Season dates: 24 June - 22 July 2017

Super Early Bird Special starting from 2208 EUR (approx. 2473 USD)

Tell Yunatsite Excavations – Seeking Europe's First Civilization
Bulgaria

Season dates: 24 June - 22 July, 2017

Super Early Bird Special: 1147 EUR (approx.1223 USD)   

   

TWO SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!!!

The Birth of Europe - Excavations of the Neolithic Settlement Ilindentsi
Bulgaria

+ Optional tour of Philippi and Kavala, Greece   

   

Season dates: 10 June – 8 July, 2017

Super Early Bird Special: 1147 EUR (approx.1285 USD)

Workshops for Conservation of Roman Pottery and Glass
Republic of Macedonia

+ Tour of Pella and Vergina, Greece   

   

Season dates: 3 - 23 June, 2017

Early Bird starting from: 1169 EUR (approx. 1306 USD)   

Workshop for Conservation and Documentation of Roman Mosaics and Mural Paintings
Republic of Macedonia

+ Tour of Pella and Vergina, Greece  

   

Season dates: 3 - 23 June, 2017

Еarly Bird: from 1376 Euro (approx. 1541 USD)   

Workshop for Interventive & Preventive Conservation of Textiles, Paper & Metal
Zakynthos, Greece

Session dates: 21 May - 3 June, 2017   

Early Bird: 2099 EUR (approx. 2162 USD)

Workshop on Vernacular Balkan Architecture: Rhodope Mountains
Bulgaria

+ Optional tour of Philippi and Kavala, Greece   

   

Season dates: 29 July - 12 August, 2017   

Early Bird: 1214 EUR (approx.1305 USD)

ANCIENT GREEK PACK
Bulgaria

Take part in the excavations of 2 different types of sites: the temple area of Apollonia Pontica and emporion Pistiros. 

  

Admission fee starting from 2563 EUR (app. 2845 USD)

EUROPEAN ARCHAEOLOGY IN BRIEF - ALL IN ONE PACK
Bulgaria

Take part in the excavation of a prehistoric tell, an Ancient Greek temple area and an Early Byzantine monastery in a row.

   

Season dates: 24 June - 7 August, 2017

Admission fee: 3912 EUR (approx. 4342 USD)

PREHISTORIC PACK
Bulgaria

Take part in the excavations of a Neolithic settlement, a Copper Age tell and a Bronze Age fortress in a row.

   

Season dates: 10 June – 7 August, 2017 

Admission fee starting from 3642 EUR (approx. 4043 USD)

ANCIENT GREEK AND ROMAN PACK
Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria

Take part in the excavations of 2 sites in 2 countries: Stobi, Republic of Macedonia and emporion Pistiros, Bulgaria in a row.

   

Season dates: 24 June - 21 August, 2017      

Admission fee starting from 3552 EUR (app. 3935 USD)

CONSERVATION OF ANCIENT POTTERY AND GLASS PACK
Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria

Take part in 2 conservation workshops in 2 neighboring European countries in a row plus tour of Pella and Vergina in Greece.  

   

Season dates: 3 June - 8 July, 2017      

Admission fee starting from 2995 EUR (app.3324 USD)

BLACK SEA PACK
Bulgaria

Take part in the excavations of the temple area of Apollonia Pontica and the Early Byzantine monastery in Varna in a row while enjoying the Black Sea scenery.   

   

Season dates: 24 June – 21 August, 2017

Admission fee: 4047 EUR / approx. 4493 USD