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Archaeology

Summer abroad

Spending the summer abroad allows you to get a taste of living and working internationally without committing to a full year. Summer schools or International Study Centres (ISCs) can enhance your global awareness and improve employability, leadership and advocacy skills.

Find out more about summer opportunities and travel awards.

Exclusive exchanges

Undergraduate Archaeology students studying abroad for credit-replacing exchange can apply to the following universities for 2020/21:

Netherlands
Leiden University Study in English

Sweden
Lund University Study in English

How to apply

For academic queries, including joint honours options, contact your supervisor or the Departmental International Officer, Dr James Taylor: james.s.taylor@york.ac.uk

Worldwide exchanges

Undergraduate Archaeology students may also apply to study abroad at one of York’s worldwide exchanges, which are open to students from most other departments at the University.

Whilst there are no exclusive worldwide exchanges for archaeology students, the exchange with Rhodes University, South Africa is only available to students from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Explore worldwide opportunities

Work Abroad

Explore the Year In Industry, Placement year options, or summer international internships, if you are interested in work opportunities outside the UK.

Further information can be found on our web page.

Postgraduate opportunities

Depending on your programme of studies, you may be interested in:

What to expect

Previous destinations

As well as attending International Study Centres, in recent years Archaeology students have been to the following destinations:

Previous destinations

DegreeUG/PGCountryHost organisationProgrammeDuration
Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management  PG Germany Dombauwerkstatt Naumberg Erasmus+ work placement 4 months April-Aug
Zooarchaeology  PG Italy Grampus Heritage Research/Placement

2 months June-July

Cultural Heritage Management PG Denmark National Museum of Denmark Research/Placement 1 week April
Archaeology  PG Italy University of Turin Research/Placement 1 month August