UCL Institute of Archaeology
Leading Global Archaeology and Heritage
World Archaeology - Archaeological Science - Heritage - Conservation - Museum Studies
The UCL Institute of Archaeology is the largest and one of the
most highly regarded centres for archaeology, cultural heritage and museum studies in Britain. It is
one of the very few places in the world actively pursuing research on a truly
global scale in the archaeological sciences, heritage studies and world
Its degree programmes offer an unrivalled variety of
options, both theoretical and practical, covering a diverse array of
archaeological topics, and wide-ranging global fieldwork opportunities.
The Institute hosts numerous events on many different aspects of archaeology and is linked to many other heritage institutions, archaeological societies and organizations, providing an outstanding research environment for staff, students and visitors.
Research at the Institute of Archaeology covers fieldwork, laboratory analysis and conservation, artefact studies, and theoretical, synthetic, and analytical work across a range of perspectives. It has more than 60 research active staff, projects on five continents and in the Pacific, and wins regular and substantial research funding from a wide range of national and international sources.
Congratulations to the Institute of Archaeology students who have been awarded Faculty and departmental prizes for the 2015-16 academic session. More...
The Institute of Archaeology’s new student exhibition, Mysteries of the Mind, opens to the public from 13 May 2016.
Starts: May 13, 2016 9:00:00 AM
The inaugural meeting of the Central Asia Seminar Group will be held at the Institute on 10 December.
Starts: Dec 10, 2016 10:00:00 AM
The Building Bridges project at the Science Museum: Research with families who are absent or infrequent museum visitors
Naomi Haywood will give the final seminar in the Term I Institute of Archaeology Research Seminar series highlighting current research at the Institute on 12 December. More...
Starts: Dec 12, 2016 4:00:00 PM
Starts: Dec 13, 2016 6:00:00 PM
Why Archaeology? Few other subjects address the very wide breadth of skills and topics covered in an archaeology degree. The academic, laboratory and fieldwork components within the degrees offered by the Institute of Archaeology give graduates a real advantage in developing their careers. At the Institute we aim to give you the best experience throughout your degree, and the best start in your chosen career.