Archaeological Field School
In operation since 2012, is a Rutgers Study Abroad summer program that teaches undergraduate and graduate students archaeological field skills and methods. Among these are: excavation techniques; site recording and management skills; the handling, processing, and preserving of site materials, such as mosaics, painted wall plaster, pottery, human remains, and other small finds. Student participants will acquire this training by doing these things on site in Italy under the supervision of academic and professional field specialists.
Who Can Participate
- Rutgers undergraduate students who have:
- completed 12+ credits
- related coursework
- approval from the faculty director as well as their advisor
- Rutgers graduate students
No previous knowledge of Italian is required in order to apply for this program.
Related Areas of Study
Important Note: This is not a complete list. We value diverse perspectives in our programs and encourage students from all majors and professions for participate. All program applicants are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor to determine if and how this course may be applied towards their program requirements and degree completion.
Students self-register in Webreg and choose the following course:
Travel and Visa Information:
Passport: All program participants are required to have a valid passport, which must be valid for at least six months beyond the program end date.
Visa: US Citizens do not need a visa for visits to Italy that are shorter than 30 days.