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.
Collaborative research involving Paola Ponce (Archaeology South-East) has been awarded a grant from the Art Fund’s Jonathan Ruffer Curational Grants Programme. More...
Dorian Fuller and his team have contributed to a new study which indicates that ‘pristine’ landscapes do not exist anywhere in the world today and, in most cases, have not existed for at least several thousand years. More...
The Institute is one of the sponsors of a millennial conference to commemorate the siege of London in 1016.
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 Institute for Archaeo-Metallurgical Studies (IAMS) will host its annual Archaeometallurgy Summer School at the Institute of Archaeology from 20 June to 1 July. More...
Starts: Jun 20, 2016 9:00:00 AM
A workshop exploring the development of the city in the early Islamic world and the extent to which it was shaped by the development of Islamic society will be held at UCL on 1 & 2 July. More...
Starts: Jul 1, 2016 3:00:00 PM
Starts: Jul 8, 2016 10:00:00 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.