Topic ID #37694 - posted 11/30/2016 4:38 PM

Bulgaria: Underwater Archaeology Field School 2017 - Academic Credit through UCLA


Project Overview

The project will provide education and training in underwater archaeology through participation in ongoing research projects with the goal to enrich the knowledge and the skills of the participants and to foster their career in Maritime Archaeology. The field school is suitable for beginners in this field and will introduce students to a range of underwater archaeological practices for research, recording, conservation, monitoring, etc. as: excavations of shipwreck, underwater photography, photogrammetry and 3D modeling, scale drawing, diving field surveys, marine geophysics and remote sensing (use of sub-bottom profiler, multibeam echosounder, side scan sonar, practicing with remote operated vehicle, GIS, etc.

Program Director: Dr. Nayden Prahov  
Course Dates: May 25-June 22, 2017
Application Deadline: May 23, 2017
Tuition: $5,500
Credit: 12 UCLA credit units 

Accommodations: Students will stay at a local hotel in rooms with two to three beds (bathrooms with shower and WC, TV, air-conditioning). Cheap laundry service and free Wi-Fi is available at the hotel. Participants are not expected to bring any additional equipment, bedclothes or towels. Single rooms are available upon request for the supplement of 120 EUR per week. Staying an extra day at the hotel costs 25 EUR (per night per person). The distance from the hotel to the site is app. 1,5 km/1 mi, and it takes app. 10 min to walk. Diving gear will be transported by car. MEALS Students will be provided with three meals per day. Meals usually take place (except the brown-bag lunches during excursions) at the hotel restaurant. This field school can accommodate vegetarians and individuals with lactose intolerance. Vegans and individuals with kosher and gluten-free diets should arrange may not be accommodated at this location.

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