Explore Our Projects & Fieldwork Opportunities in Archaeology and Historic Preservation in 2020

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   

  • Prehistoric tell (Neolithic and Chalcolithic)
  • 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
Workshops for Interventive & Preventive Conservation of Metal, Paper and Textiles
Greece

Session dates: 15 May - 4 June, 2022  

''Fresco-Hunting'' Photo Research Expedition to Medieval Balkan Churches
Bulgaria

Season dates: 21 May - 4 June, 2022   

Underwater Archaeology in the Black Sea
Bulgaria

Season dates: 21 May - 18 June, 2022

Workshop for Conservation of Roman Mosaics
North Macedonia

+ Tour of Pella and Vergina, Greece  

Season dates: 4 - 24 June, 2022

Workshops for Conservation of Roman Pottery and Glass
North Macedonia

+ Tour of Pella and Vergina, Greece   

   

Season dates: 4 - 24 June, 2022

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

+ Optional tour of Pella and Vergina, Greece 

   

Season dates: 25 June - 23 July, 2022

Neanderthal Crossroads: Excavations at the Middle Paleolithic Site Uzun Mera and Peshka Cave
North Macedonia

Season dates: 25 June - 16 July, 2022

Tell Yunatsite Excavations – Seeking Europe's First Civilization
Bulgaria

Season dates: 09 July - 6 August, 2022

   

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

Season dates: 25 July - 21 August, 2022

Bona Mansio - Roman Road Station on Via Diagonalis
Bulgaria

Season dates: 27 August - 24 September, 2022

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

Season dates: The program will be resumed in 2023.

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

Season dates: The program will be resumed in 2023.

Workshop for Conservation of Ancient Greek Pottery
Bulgaria

   

Season dates: The program will be resumed in 2023.

Romans in Illyricum - Doclea Excavations
Montenegro

+ Optional tour of Dubrovnik, Croatia

   

Season dates: The program will be resumed in 2023.