Explore Our Projects & Fieldwork Opportunities in Archaeology and Historic Preservation in 2024

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

VARIETY OF SITES & PERIODS    

  • 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: 25 May - 08 June, 2024

Cost starting from: 1899 EUR/approx. 1899 USD

 

Workshop for Interventive and Preventive Conservation of Paper
Greece

Season dates: 26 May - 8 June, 2024

Cost starting from: 1499 EUR/ approx. 1499 USD

Workshop for Interventive and Preventive Conservation of Textile
Greece

Season dates: 2 - 15 June, 2024

Cost starting from: 1449 EUR/ approx. 1449 USD

Workshop for Interventive and Preventive Conservation of Metal
Greece

Season dates: 9 June - 22 June, 2024

Cost starting from: 1449 EUR/ approx. 1449 USD

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

Season dates: 26 May - 15 June, 2024  

Cost starting from: 2999 EUR/ approx. 2999 USD

IFR
Underwater Archaeology in the Black Sea
Bulgaria

Season dates: 25 May - 15 June, 2024

Cost starting from: 4399 EUR/ approx. 4399 USD   

In collaboration with: Institute for Field Research

Archaeology and Bioarchaeology of Apollonia Pontica
Bulgaria

Season dates:  1 - 29 June, 2024

Cost starting from: 3399 EUR/ approx. 3399 USD

IFR
Workshop for Conservation of Roman Mosaics
North Macedonia

+ Optional tour of Pella and Vergina, Greece      

   

Season dates: 1 - 21 June, 2024

Cost starting from: 2499 EUR/ approx. 2499 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: 1 - 21 June, 2024

Cost starting from: 2349 EUR/ approx. 2349 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: 23 June - 20 July, 2024

Cost starting from: 2799 EUR/ approx. 2799 USD   

In collaboration with: Institute for Field Research

Workshop for Conservation of Ancient Greek Pottery
Bulgaria

Season dates: 23 June - 6 July, 2024

Cost starting from: 1949 EUR/ approx. 1949 USD

Workshop for Physicochemical Analysis of Metal Objects and Ceramics
Greece

Season dates: 24 June - 05 July, 2024

Cost starting from: 999 EUR/approx.1299 USD

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

Season dates: 13 July - 10 August, 2024

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: 21 July - 18 August, 2024

Cost starting from: 3599 EUR/ approx. 3599 USD   

In collaboration with: Institute for Field Research

Photogrammetry Workshop
Bulgaria

Season dates: 18 - 24 August, 2024

Cost starting from: 1499 EUR/ approx. 1499 USD