Bolgar Historical and Archaeological Complex, Russia

Experimental Archaeometallurgy

when 21 August 2017 - 3 September 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee USD 50

This programme seeks to explore current issues of archaeometallurgy with a focus on the research methods applied to prehistoric non-ferrous metallurgy and metalworking studies. The core of the programme is experimental work on ferrous and non-ferrous metalworking technologies. Students are encouraged to conduct their own experimental work related to their research areas.
Working languages: Russian and English. The programme is delivered in Russian with interpretation and translation to English provided by a certified interpreter.

Application via website
Applications dead-line: May,1 2017

Course leader

Programme convenor: Dr Sergey Agapov (Director of Povolzhie Historical and Cultural Association NGO)
Academic staff: Danila Agapov, Nataliya Agapova (experimental sessions)

Target group

This programme is for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, regardless of nationality. Recent graduates up to the age of 35 are also welcome.

Credits info

All students receive a certificate of additional training issued by Kazan Federal University
The duration of the course is 72 academic hours

Fee info

USD 50: The registration fee of $50 for international students cover Moscow-Kazan-Moscow transfer and visa support
Deadline 1st May
USD 0: No tuition fee


Food, and accommodation are provided thanks to generous support of Khalikov Institute of Archaeology and Bolgar State Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve