2019 Excavation Courses with Academic Credit

Study archaeology abroad for international students


The Achill Archaeological Field School
 specialises in Early Modern and Post Medieval archaeology AD1650 to AD 1900, providing hands-on archaeology training and fieldwork courses from High School to undergraduate and post graduate levels, to our very popular trainee supervisor course.  

Our accredited courses will run from April to August 2019, and include 2, 3, 4, 6, 8 and 12-week course options, as well as the 8-week popular trainee supervisor course.  Students can earn transferable university credits towards their undergraduate degree, through our academic partner, the National University of Ireland-Galway  (https://www.nuigalway.ie/colleges-and-schools/arts-social-sciences-and-celtic-studies/geography-archaeology/disciplines/archaeology/fieldschools/achill-archaeological-field-school/). 

Our accredited excavation courses which combine academic and hands-on fieldwork components are accredited by the National University of Ireland, Galway, and we offer up to 9 Semester Credit Hours/18 ECTS per course.


Check out our Special offers on our 12 and 8 week accredited courses!


Any Questions? Please just use our contact form or email directly: info@achill-fieldschool.com


Click on a course name below for full details:

Course Name Weeks Cost Site Dates Credits
Excavation & Recording 1 12 €9360 Caraun Point 20 May–09 Aug 2019 9 SCH/18 ECTS
Excavation & Recording 2 8 €6240 Caraun Point 20 May–12 July 2019 9 SCH/18 ECTS
Excavation & Recording 3 8 €6240 Caraun Point 03 June–26 July 2019 9 SCH/18 ECTS
Excavation & Recording 4 6 €4680 Caraun Point 20 May–28 June 2019 9 SCH/18 ECTS
Excavation & Recording 5 6 €4680 Caraun Point 01 July–09 Aug 2019 9 SCH/18 ECTS
Excavation & Recording 6 4 €3530 Caraun Point 20 May–14 June 2019 6 SCH/12 ECTS
Excavation & Recording 7 4 €3530 Caraun Point 01 July–26 July 2019 6 SCH/12 ECTS
Excavation & Recording 8 2 €1975 Caraun Point 17 June–28 June 2019 3 SCH/6 ECTS
Excavation & Recording 9 2 €1975 Caraun Point 29 July–09 Aug 2019 3 SCH/6 ECTS
Trainee Supervisor Course 1 8 €3995 Caraun Point 06 May–28 June 2019 9 SCH/18 ECTS
Trainee Supervisor Course 2 8 €3995 Caraun Point 01 July–23 Aug 2019 9 SCH/18 ECTS
Dig-Draw-Digitise 1 3 €1500 Caraun Point 29 April–17 May 2019 3 SCH/6 ECTS
Did-Draw-Digitise 2 3 €1500 Caraun Point 12 Aug–30 Aug 2019 3 SCH/6 ECTS