Winter

Voula Field School

Gain excavation experience and credit towards your Archaeology major by participating in a three-week field school in Athens in January.

We invite students with a serious interest in Archaeology to participate in the excavation of a site associated with Aixonides Halai, one of the ten demes of ancient Attica. This will be offered as a short, INTENSIVE course with a total of 22 classroom contact hours, 12 hours of lab-work and teaching plus 45 hours of supervised participation on-site. The next excavation is scheduled for January 7 -26, 2019.

Location & Dates

The excavation site is located in the modern town of Voula, a coastal suburb of Athens. It contains ruins of large ancient blocks, suggesting the presence of a significant public building. Excavations to date have unearthed material from the Byzantine, Roman and Classical periods, including three Roman kilns and a marble lion.

The 2019 Voula Field School dates are: January 7 - 26, 2019. Students should plan to arrive in Athens and check-in on Friday, January 4.

The Course

This is an INTENSIVE course with a total of 22 classroom contact hours,12 hours of lab-work and teaching plus 45 hours of supervised participation on-site. For more Information go to the Voula Field School Course Page.

Fees

Participation in this three-week course requires the payment of a fee of $1250, which covers the cost of the archaeological field work, lectures, visits to related sites, and housing in CYA apartments. More information on fees.

For More Information

  The Fiels School Brochure for 2019 will be available soon