The course will consist of theoretical and practical (hands on) instruction in underwater documentation and archaeological excavation. The main aim of the course is to allow the participants acquire the best possible knowledge of basic underwater archaeology research techniques.
The course is organized with financial support of the Ministry of culture of the Republic of Croatia. Practical organization is coordinated by ICUA in cooperation with lecturers and instructors from Römisch-Germanische Kommission (RGK) from Germany and other guest lectures. Theoretical lessons will be held in ICUA premises. Practical instruction will take place in the frame of archaeological researches on the roman harbor site Sukošan, Zadar environs. The basic archaeology course will be complemented by courses in specialty diving according to the requirements of the SSI / PADI system.
The maximum number of trainees will be limited to 4 participants.
Expected profile of participants: archaeologists (including researchers, or university students enrolled in study courses for 2nd level degrees) with some diving experience, as well as experts in different disciplines (conservators, geologists, marine biologists, etc) who are interested in developing multidisciplinary skills and participating in underwater archaeology researches. Language skills: participants must be proficient in the English language, since English will be official language of the course.
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