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Skidmore College
Classics Department

Classics Study Abroad
Archaeological Excavation

Skidmore students visiting Perachora archaeological site on a weekend field trip.  Photo by Elizabeth Garvey, 2008.Would you like to excavate ancient Greek and Roman sites in Europe? The Archaeological Institute of America and the American Anthropological Association issue annually a Fieldwork Opportunities Bulletin. It describes excavation opportunities around the world for students interested in learning archaeological techniques and participating in digs. Students interested in participating in an archaeological excavation of a classical site may apply to nearly 100 different programs in Belarus, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom.