Russia, Bolgar


when 15 August 2016 - 28 August 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS

This programme aims to equip students with an understanding of the archaeozoological and paleobotanic basics required in archaeological research. In particular, the programme introduces students to archaeozoological material features and their sampling methods; current issues concerning the interpretation of archaeobilogical data; fieldwork and archaeozoological data collection. At the core of the programme is a series of lab sessions involving the development of practical skills and involving osteological materials from medieval sites of the Volga region.

Working languages: Russian and English. The programme is delivered in Russian with interpretation and translation to English provided by a certified interpreter.

Application via website
Applications dead-line: June,1 2016

Course leader

Programme convenor: Dr Liliya Yavorskaya (Institute of Archaeology, Russian Academy of Sciences)

Academic staff: Dr Gulshat Asylgaraeva (Khalikov Institute of Archaeology, Tatarstan Academy of Sciences), Dr Elena Lebedeva (Institute of Archaeology, Rus

Target group

This programme is for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students, regardless of nationality. Recent graduates up to the age of 35 are also welcome. Visa support for non-Russian nationals is provided, where required.

Credits info

All students receive a certificate of attendance issued by Kazan Federal University

Fee info

EUR 0: Tuition fee
Food, Accommodation and visa support are provided
EUR 130: Registration fee