Archaeological missions

Archaeological excavations and field research are a fundamental part of scientific research of the Department of History and Cultures.

DiSCi's projects are geographically located in some of the most important archaeological sites in the world, where research is often conducted in collaboration with other international universities and research institutions and in agreement with the archaeological services (in Italy and abroad). Field research is supported, not only by the University of Bologna and the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities, but also by the Ministry of Education (FIRB and PRIN) funding from, University and Research (Montalcini program) and from contributions from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as from funding from European programs.

  • Archaeological missions in Italy

    The archeological digs and the topographical recognitions in Italy span from pre and proto history to the Italian phase to the late ancient and medieval period

  • Foreign achaeological missions

    In the international field the Department's research activities are shown by the dig missions in sites of great importance, in the Mediterranean and in the Near East and Central Asia

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