UCL Institute of Archaeology
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 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.
A new book, co-edited by Fabio Silva, on Skyscapes: The Role and Importance of the Sky in Archaeology has recently been published by Oxbow Books. More...
Andrew Gardner has been invited to give the Keynote Address at the 25th Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference (TRAC 2015) at the University of Leicester on 27 March. More...
Susanna Harris and Margarita Gleba of the ERC-funded PROCON project will host a workshop at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge on 25 March. More...
In preparation for the new primary history curriculum, a day workshop on the Ancient Maya is being held for teachers at the Institute on 28 March. More...
Starts: Mar 28, 2015 10:00:00 AM
Starts: Mar 31, 2015 9:00:00 AM
Starts: Apr 1, 2015 9:30:00 AM
An intensive training course on Thin Section Petrography of Archaeological Ceramics: Methods and Application will be run at the Institute from 13-24 April 2015 taught by Patrick Quinn. More...
Starts: Apr 13, 2015 11:00:00 AM
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.