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Mediterranean Archaeology

Sapienza University of Rome

24 months
2924 EUR/year
2924 EUR/year
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The Mediterranean Archaeology program of the Sapienza University of Rome has the primary objective of extending the educational offer of the archaeological area of ​​the Department of Ancient Sciences to international users.


Degree Program

On the merits, the courses of the Mediterranean Archaeology program of the Sapienza University of Rome - lasting two years - are aimed mainly at foreign students who will apply courses in English in archaeological subjects interested in the Mediterranean context. They will not offer, at the Master's Degree level, a cast in English of the existing Master's Degree program (LM-2 - Archeology). Instead, they will be divided into a series of diachronic themes, in a perspective of historical reading based on the reconstruction of the evolutionary processes of material culture and landscapes, in order to ensure an advanced knowledge of the most updated and innovative operational tools of the various archeologies. All this also in the perspective of knowledge and cultural communication of the Cultural Heritage of the various Mediterranean countries.

Students will be involved in field research and applied in scientific laboratories with the aim of facilitating the learning of methods and procedures to be used in the documentation, analysis and interpretation of finds, buildings and territories in multi-layered contexts of the ancient and post-ancient world. Furthermore, students will be offered the opportunity to acquire, also through practical experiences, advanced knowledge of: classification systems and analysis of documentary sources, computer applications of archaeological analysis, methods of integration and interpretation of complex historical and cultural contexts , operational perspectives of "archaeological assessment and evaluation.".

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Palaeobotany and Palaeoenvironment
  • Field activities Laboratories Stages Seminars
  • Production and Consumption in Pre-monetary and Monetary Ancient Mediterranean Economies
  • Human Migrations Mobility and Identities in Life and Death
  • Artefacts Changing Landscapes and Agency
  • Archaeology of Living Space

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Valid identity card or passport;  
  • Study Visa for “University enrolment” (only for non-EU citizens residing abroad);
  • Receipt of your residence permit request (only for non-Eu citizens residing abroad who require a study visa);
  • Residence permit card (only for Non-EU citizens regularly living in Italy). If you are renewing your residence permit card, you will need a copy of your expired permit together with the post office receipt of your renewal application;
  • University-level qualification (achieved after no fewer than 15 years of studies of which at least 3 at University level), together with copy of the academic Transcript of records, officially translated into Italian (or in English) and accompanied by the Statement of Verification and the Statement of Comparability issued by CIMEA.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2924 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2924 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2924 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2924 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Roma

850 - 1450 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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