Archaeology

June 26–July 28

Participate in a research project around the topic of Archaeology of the coastal zone, with excavations of graves and houses from Iron Age to Middle Ages. The project is led by Associate Professor Dan Carlsson who has extensive experience of archaeology on Gotland. 

You can choose to participate 2, 3, 4 or 5 weeks. The course is dedicated to beginners as well as more experienced diggers from Sweden and elsewhere. Activities include fieldwork, lectures and an excursion to the Gotland Museum. Working languages are Swedish and English.

Find out more on www.gotland-fieldschool.com 

Sign up for Archaeology course

How to sign up for the course

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  • Your first and last name
  • Your adress 
  • Your date of birth
  • What time sequence you want to participate in
  • What accommodation do you want during the course
  • Specify if you need a special diet

After your application has been received, we will send a confirmation by email.

All students are considered preliminarily accepted until the final payment has been registered with us. Please note that there might be a time difference as we operate from Sweden.

Who can sign up?

To apply, you do not need to have any previous excavation experience as the course is set at a beginner's level. We encourage college or university students of all levels to apply.

We do, however, have an age limit of 18. This means you have to be born 2004 or earlier to take the course in 2023. 

Cancellation

If you cancel no later than 4 weeks before the start of the course, the course fee will be refunded except for a cancellation fee of 450 USD.

Exceptions to this are made if you become ill, then a medical certificate is required, when we receive this, the course fee will be refunded except for an administration fee of 50 USD.

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Canceled cource

Gotlands folkhögskola reserves the right to cancel the course in the event of too few registrations. If the school has to cancel a course, the  paid fees will be refunded.

Accomondation

As a cours parcparticipant, you have full board. That includes accommodation and all meals; breakfast, morning coffee, lunch, afternoon coffee, dinner and evening coffee.

About the course

  • Course place

    Hemse, southern Gotland 

  • Course time

    Two weeks 26 June–7 July
    Two weeks 17–28 July                                                                   
    Three weeks 26 June–14 July

    Four weeks 26 June–21 July
    Five weeks 26 June–28 July

  • Application

    The last date for applying and for payment of the registration fee is May 14, 2023. The course might be fully booked before the last date to apply, so remember to make an early application. 

  • Costs

    2 weeks 26 June–7 July

    • Course fee including board and lodging (full board). Single room with shower/toilet in the room: SEK 13 465
    • Course fee including board and lodging (full board). Part of a double room with shower/toilet in the room: SEK 11 815
    • Course fee including board and lodging (full board). Single room with shower/toilet in the corridor: SEK 11 815
    • Course fee including board and lodging (full board). Part of a double room with shower/toilet in the corridor: SEK 10 165

     2 weeks 17–28 July

    • Course fee including board and lodging (full board). Single room with shower/toilet in the room: SEK 13 465
    • Course fee including board and lodging (full board). Part of a double room with shower/toilet in the room: SEK 11 815
    • Course fee including board and lodging (full board). Single room with shower/toilet in the corridor: SEK 11 815
    • Course fee including board and lodging (full board). Part of a double room with shower/toilet in the corridor: SEK 10 165

    3 weeks 26 June–14 July

    • Course fee including board and lodging (full board). Single room with shower/toilet in the room: SEK 20 965
    • Course fee including board and lodging (full board). Part of a double room with showe /toilet in the room: SEK 18 265
    • Course fee including board and lodging (full board). Single room with shower/toilet in the corridor: SEK 18 265
    • Course fee including board and lodging (full board). Part of a double room with shower/toilet in the corridor: SEK 15 565

     4 weeks 26 June–21 July

    • Course fee including board and lodging (full board). Single room with shower/toilet in the room: SEK 28 465
    • Course fee including board and lodging (full board). Part of a double room with shower/toilet in the room: SEK 24 715
    • Course fee including board and lodging (full board). Single room with shower/toilet in the corridor: SEK 24 715
    • Course fee including board and lodging (full board). Part of a double room with shower/toilet in the corridor: 26 June-21 July SEK 20 965

     5 weeks 26 June–28 July 

    • Course fee including board and lodging (full board). Single room with shower/toilet in the room: SEK 35 965
    • Course fee including board and lodging (full board). Part of a double room with shower/toilet in the room: SEK 31 165
    • Course fee including board and lodging (full board). Single room with shower/toilet in the corridor: SEK 31 165
    • Course fee including board and lodging (full board). Part of a double room with shower/toilet in the corridor: SEK 26 365
  • Field course director

    Associate Professor 
    Dan Carlsson
    Phone: +46(0)70 311 80 32
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    Field Supervisor
    MA Alice Rosa Brusin
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  • Contact the school

    Do you have general questions about the school, payment, course registration or want to cancel your aplication?

    Contact the school office

    Phone: +46(0)498-20 36 50
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  • Questions about the accommodation

    Do you have questions about accommodation or the food?

    Contact boarding director Daniel Malm

    Phone: +46(0)498-20 36 56
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