Underwater archaeological field school - for divers an non-divers - 11. - 21. October 2021

An introductory course in research, documentation and protection of archaeological underwater sites related to the UNESCO World Heritage „Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps” in Austria.

Date: 11th October to 22th October 2021 (2 weeks)
Location: 1st week St. Lorenz, Lake Mondsee, Austria 2nd week Linz/Leonding, Austria
Language: English
Participation fee: 350 EUR

Please note: Due to the current situation of the pandemic, changes to the programme in general and also to the course and accommodation locations cannot be ruled out.



Students and young scientists, who are interested or involved in the topic of prehistoric lakeshore sites, are welcome to participate in the international field school at Lake Mondsee in Austria. Kuratorium Pfahlbauten – the Austrian management of the UNESCO World Heritage “Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps” and the federal state museum of Upper Austria are the inviting parties.

The field school is following an archaeological education program initiated by the Landesamt fu?r Denkmalpflege im Regierungspra?sidium Stuttgart in cooperation with the International Coordination Group (ICG) of the UNESCO World Heritage in 2012. After six years of underwater archaeological excavations and eight years of periodic monitoring of underwater heritage in Austria, the organizers feel confident to offer an interesting, diverse and informative program.

Please send your application to info@palafittes.at. Deadline for registration: 30th June 2021.

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