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Inter-university Master's Degree in Classical Archaeology - 4th edition


The curriculum of the Master's Degree in Classical Archaeology is divided into three semesters that can be taken in a year and a half, at the end of which students must submit and present their master's degree thesis.

The course is divided into subjects with the following content:

  • Introduction to methodology and content that is of general use for the discipline.
  • Professional-track content. Focusing on specific research areas in the field of classical archaeology.
  • Chronological periods or concepts in classical history and archaeology.

There are three priority areas of specialisation:

  1. Landscape archaeology
  2. Archaeology of architecture
  3. Archaeology of cultural material

Students will be providedwith basic, methodological, technological and advanced training.
Students will also do work experience that familiarises them with fieldwork, archaeological management, research or museum management.

Inter-university Master's Degree in Classical Archaeology
Duration 90 ECTS credits - one and a half years
Type  Face-to-face
Specialisations Archaeology of architecture; Landscape Archaeology;Economics, commerce and materials
Timetable Classes are held in the morning and afternoon/evening, mainly at the Faculty of Arts of the Universitat Rovira i Virgili and at the Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology. Some subjects are taught at the Faculty of Arts of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Blended learning subjects are also taught through on the URV's and UAB's virtual campuses.
Mobility Limited to Barcelona and Tarragona. Possibility of Erasmus mobility.
Work placement Compulsory between the three institutions involved
Language of instruction Catalan/Spanish. Occasional seminars in English, French or Italian
Places Available 25
Collaborating Institutions Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology (ICAC)
Participating universities Universitat Rovira i Virgili (coordinating university)
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Faculty of Arts

Associated doctoral programme Classical Archaeology
Course date

Classes are held from beginning October 2017 to February 2019.

Master's degree final project Students must submit and present their theses at the end of June.
Academic coordinator Dra. Eva Subías Pascual
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Specific grants for this master's degree Initial research grants from the Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology.