Studying Archaeology in Europe
These resources contain basic information about archaeological courses and university study in the partner countries of the project.
The information for each country has been arranged in the following standard manner.
Archaeology Degree Programmes
The number of institutions where archaeology is taught; the types of degree
The Academic Year
The month in which the university year starts, the structure and general timing of terms and teaching periods (semesters), the number and times of vacations.
Degree Structure and Content
The need (or not) for prior archaeological knowledge before starting a first degree course, a brief summary of the structure and content of archaeology degree courses, the timing and nature of any possible specialisation. This information is arranged by Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees.
Teaching and Assessment
The most common forms of teaching used, the form of provision of teaching materials online, the major forms of assessment of degree courses. The nature and timing of fieldwork teaching within degree courses.
Contact Hours and Self-Directed Learning
The average number of contact hours between students and staff (including lectures, seminars and practical classes), the expected number of hours each week that a students is expected to work on their studies on their own.
For each country, details about the universities where archaeology is taught are presented below the general text using the following format.
- Name of University
- Location of University (and departmental postal address)
- University department website
- Types of degrees taught (undergraduate, postgraduate)
- Names of degrees taught
- Approximate number of undergraduate students where known
- Approximate number of postgraduate students where known
- Approximate number of staff where known