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
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