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.
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 for Archaeo-Metallurgical Studies (IAMS) and the UCL Institute of Archaeology invite applications for two student bursaries for postgraduate studies in archaeometallurgy leading to an MSc degree. More...
Kris Lockyear and Ellen Shlasko were invited to give a public lecture at the Society of Antiquaries this week based on the ongoing archaeological project 'Sensing the Iron Age and Roman Past: Geophysics and the Landscape of Hertfordshire'. 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
Starts: Feb 27, 2017 4:00:00 PM
The Institute will hold its next Graduate Open Evening on 28 February for those interested in masters courses or research degrees, as well as for those students already accepted onto a programme. More...
Starts: Feb 28, 2017 5:00:00 PM
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
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.