University of Warsaw / Faculty of History / Institute of Archaeology


Level of study: second-cycle Form of study: full-time Education profile: academic Duration: 2 years

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Fields of studies and specializations

Conducting units


from 2999-01-01 to 2999-01-01

Limit of students






The minimum number of persons admitted (within all paths of qualifications) to being the subject of study start: 6

We offer in-depth training in excavation of human and animal remains as well as courses in osteology, bone taphonomy and archaeological chemistry. Our lecturers have substantial fieldwork experience in various areas of the Near East and specialized lectures and classes will be accompanied by the general curriculum in the archaeology of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Near East.

Our graduates will become professional excavators of cemeteries and animal bone deposits, with training in osteology sufficient for fieldwork macroscopic analyses of human remains, including sex and age assessment, basic paleopathology, stress markers, metric measurements and basic odontology. They will be able to places results of bioarchaeological research in wider historical and ecological context, as well as to design various kinds of more specific laboratory research.

More information: Institute of Archaeology

Admission rules

A qualifying interview will be the basis for candidate admission. The interview will be conducted in English. Its aims are assessment of candidate’s ability to study archaeology as well as evaluation of the candidate’s scope of interest in terms of the particular field of study. In order to fill possible programme differences, enrolled candidates who are not graduates of first-cycle studies in archaeology may be obliged to pass exams in selected subjects included in the programme of first-cycle studies in archaeology.

Admission procedure for candidates with foreign diplomas

The same rules as for candidates with diploma obtained in Poland.

Date of exams

Exam date: 9th of July, 2018

Place of results' announcement

Announcement of results: 13th of July, 2018

Tuition fee

The studies are payable - tuition fees

Additional information

Reception of documents: 16-18th of July, 2018

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