Nora Isthmos Project 2024

ISTHMOS Archaeological Excavation Project of the Roman City of Nora


CLST 408/CLAS 808 - Archaeology Fieldwork Practicum I  - Units 6.0
An intensive six-week study of archaeological methods and interpretation while participating in a fieldwork project run by a member of the Classics Department. Students will actively contribute to the project with scientific reports and stratigraphic records.

Cost: Students are expected to pay their own travel costs and a course fee to be determined. (6.0 credit units)
Fees: In addition to tuition, students are required to pay for their own transportation to the archaeological site and to pay a camp fee.
Instructor: Dr. Cristiana Zaccagnino
Learning Hours:  282 (201Lb;18T;27G;36I)
Prerequisite:  Level 2 or above or Permission of the Department

2024 Excavation Dates: 
June 15th - July 12th (check out on the 13th)

Course fee: $2,800 

Fee includes:
housing, dinner from Mondays to Fridays, trips to sites and museums, and museum tickets.

Fee does not include:
Round-trip international airfare; passport; food during weekends; personal travel/activity/spending money; tuition for full credit course (for students of CLST 408/CLAS 808).

Visas: Visas are not required unless you wish to stay in Italy longer than 90 days.

Participants in the Nora Isthmos Project are housed in rental properties in the town of Pula. Units have a small kitchen. Please be advised that these units were designed for family vacations, so in each, there are also double beds, some of which cannot be split.

Breakfast: self-catering.
Lunch: self-catering.
Dinner: at a local restaurant.

Funding Opportunities: 
Participants in the excavation are encouraged to apply for our travel awards.

How to apply:
Download and complete the Application Form.   

Please return your completed form in one of the following ways:

  1. Email: A scanned copy of your completed form to Dr. Cristiana Zaccagnino:
  2. Mail/Drop-off:
    Classics Department
    505 Watson Hall
    49 Bader Lane
    Kingston, ON  K7L 3N6

Please call the Classics & Archaeology Department with any questions at 613-533-2745.