22 July 2023
Methods of Microscopy in Archaeology
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.
There are no academic pre-requirements however the course is particularly suited for students of microscopy, archaeological finds and samples, origin, function
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.
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