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.
Stephen Shennan has been invited to join the International Scientific Advisory Board of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena. More...
The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Lecturer in Bioarchaeological and Forensic Anthropology (Ref.:1631411). The deadline for applications is 27 March 2017. More...
Sue Hamilton and Amara Thornton participated in a special educational outreach event at the Society of Antiquaries this week. More...
An event entitled 'Brexit, Archaeology and Heritage: Reflections and Agendas' will be held at the Institute in May for which a call for contributions is announced. 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 Wonderful Things of Punt: Excavations at the 12th Dynasty Harbor of Saww, Modern Mersa/Wadi Gawasis, Egypt
Starts: Mar 2, 2017 5:00:00 PM
Starts: Mar 2, 2017 6:00:00 PM
Capturing Changes: Using the Oxford System to further understand the movement of metal in Shang China (16th Century BC-1046 BC)
Ruiliang Liu (University of Oxford) will give the next International Centre for Chinese Heritage and Archaeology (ICCHA) China Night Seminar of 2016-17 at the Institute on 2 March. More...
Starts: Mar 2, 2017 6:15:00 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.