Archaeological Fieldwork in Italy
|Unit Code:||ATS2991 / ATS3991|
|Season:||Winter Study Tour|
|On campus Teaching:||N/A|
|Pre-departure session (compulsory):||TBC|
|Application Details:||Open week 1 Semester 1 2020|
The unit introduces students to archaeological fieldwork and excavation through participation on a dig. Students will gain experience in current fieldwork techniques, object recording, analysis and conservation, and will be introduced to the practical skills and interpretation of primary data within its find context. These skills are an essential part of undergraduate training in archaeology. The practical content will be supported by readings and lectures on archaeological methodology, Roman cultural contexts and archaeology in Italy. The unit takes place in Umbria, Italy, at the Roman city of Carsulae, on the Via Flaminia.
|Deposit:||$500 deposit is due at time of application|
|Total Program fee:||TBC|
|Final Payment Due:||TBC|
All program fees are paid to Reho Study tours (Our Travel Service Provider). Payment process outlined in the MAP application portal.
*Please note that the deposit is non-refundable except in the case that your application is not successful.
Included in the program fee:
- International flights
- All accommodation in 4 star hotel including breakfast daily
- Return airport transfers in country
- Participant contribution to excavation costs
- First Aid Kit
- Purchase of excavation equipment
- Site Access fee
- Transport between San Gemini and Carsule (dig site) Mon - Fri (lunch included these days)
- Welcome group dinner
Not included in the program fee:
- Tuition fees. Monash students will be charged fees according to their funding status.
- Visas (if required)
- Spending money/incidentals
- Some meals
*Please review the full list of inclusions and exclusions outlined in the Monash Abroad Portal (MAP) and Reho Study Tours cancellation policy.
All students will receive a Monash Abroad Travel Grant.
Visa Information & Vaccinations
Please visit smartraveller.gov.au for up-to-date information on visas and health and vaccination requirements for Italy.
Monash University Health Services can assist with any vaccinations you require.
All outgoing students will receive complimentary travel insurance. To view the coverage, visit the Monash Abroad website.