2020 Excavation Courses with Academic Credit

Study archaeology abroad for international students


The Achill Archaeological Field School
 specialises in Early & Late Medieval, Early Modern and Post Medieval archaeology AD500 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 June to August 2020 and include 2, 3, 4, 6, and 9-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.


 We specialise in small class sizes so early booking is advised to avoid disappointment. BOOK NOW!


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 6 €4780 Caraun Point 15 June–24 July 2020 9 SCH/18 ECTS
Excavation & Recording 2 4 €3750 Caraun Point 15 June–10 July 2020 6 SCH/18 ECTS
Excavation & Recording 3 2 €1995 Caraun Point 13 July–24 July 2020 3 SCH/18 ECTS
Excavation & Recording 1 + DDD 9 €6250 Caraun Point 15 June–14 August 2020 12 SCH/24 ECTS
Dig-Draw-Digitise 1 3 €2250 Caraun Point 27 July–14 August 2020 3 SCH/6 ECTS
Ceramics in Archaeology 2 €1995 Caraun Point 27 July–07 Aug 2020 3 SCH/6 ECTS