Brno, Czech Republic

Methods of Microscopy in Archaeology

when 9 July 2023 - 22 July 2023
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 1100

This course relies on the expertise of renowned instructors and an immense collection to educate students on the practical use of reflected-light, translucent-light and opto-digital microscopes in Archaeology.

Course leader

Ludmila Kaňáková

Target group

There are no academic pre-requirements however the course is particularly suited for students of microscopy, archaeological finds and samples, origin, function

Course aim

Throughout the two weeks, students will be presented with a range of microscopic methods used in archaeology to collect analytical measurable data from the archaeological finds. Classes alternate between theory and practice, providing participating students with the skillset to continue their studies. The vast collection from the Archaeology and Museology Department at Masaryk University will allow students to practice with different types of materials such as bone, metal, rocks, and ceramics.

Fee info

EUR 1100: The full cost of this programme is €1100. The cost breakdowns as follows:

- tuition fees
- Accommodation in Brno (9-22 July)
- Opening and Closing receptions
- Culture activities around Brno
- Day trip to Prague or Vienna
- 24/7 support
- Social programme

A €100 discount is available for students from partner universities

Students should budget an additional €200-500 depending on their spending habits for food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and fun "optional" activities in Brno.
EUR 1000: Partner university discount

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