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Archaeology

June 27–July 29

Participate in a research project around the topic of Archaeology of the coastal zone, with excavations of graves and houses from Iron Age-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 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.

For further information, see www.gotland-fieldschool.com

About the course

  • Course place

    Hemse, southern Gotland 

  • Course time

    Two weeks 27 June–8 July
    Two weeks July 18–29
    Three weeks 27 June–15 July
    Five weeks 27 June–29 July

  • Application

    The last date for applying and for payment of the registration fee is May 1, 2022. The course might be fully booked before the last date to apply, so remember to make an early application. 

  • Costs

    Course fee including board and lodging (full board)

    • Accommodation with shower / toilet in corridor:
      • Part of a double room:
        Two weeks SEK 8,100.
        Three weeks SEK 12,750.
        Five weeks SEK 20,900.
      • Single room:
        Two weeks SEK 9,800.
        Three weeks SEK 15,500.
        Five weeks SEK 25,550.
    • Accommodation with shower / toilet in room:
      • Part of a double room:
        Two weeks SEK 9,800.
        Three weeks SEK 15,500.
        Five weeks SEK 25,550.
      • Single room:
        Two weeks SEK 11,400.
        Three weeks SEK 18,150.
        Five weeks SEK 30,190.

    Course fee including lunch, morning and afternoon coffee and dinner.

    • Two weeks SEK 4,300
    • Three weeks SEK 7,050
    • Five weeks SEK 12,200
  • Field course director

    Associate Professor 
    Dan Carlsson
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    Field Supervisor
    MA Alice Rosa Brusin
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About applying

How to sign up

You apply by the button "Sign up for the course"  

When you register you enter your birthdate (yymmdd) followed by xxxx. For example 870225-xxxx. 

After your application form has been received, we will send an email regarding the status of your application and information about how to pay the non-refundable application fee of $450 USD.

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. Your confirmation email will arrive 1-2 working days after we have received your application form.

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 2003 or earlier to take the course in 2022. 

Cancellation

If you cancel no later than 4 weeks before the course start, the fee will be refunded in addition to an administration fee of USD 450.

Exceptions from this are made if you become ill, then a medical certificate is required. The course fee is then refunded in addition to an administration fee of SEK 500.

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Canceled cource

Gotland Folk High School reserves the right to cancel the course in the event of too few registrations. If the school has to cancel a course, the fees paid will be refunded.

Accomondation

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