Medieval and Renaissance Archaeology

City Student Scholarships Category Duration Admission Requirements Education Institution
Aarhus SU berettiget Bachelors 3 year Gymnasiel Aarhus university
City Aarhus
Student Scholarships SU berettiget
Category Bachelors
Duration 3 year
Admission Requirements Gymnasiel
Education Institution Aarhus university
Medieval and Renaissance Archaeology

To understand our current society it is essential to know for Denmark and Europe's past. Medieval and Renaissance Archaeology focus on our Nordic and European past and its culture and society. More specifically, the Viking and Middle Ages, which was marked by power struggles, religion, trade unions, and globalization.

As Medieval and Renaissance Archaeology analyzes you physical traces from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, and from it builds a picture of medieval and Renaissance life and society. You want the program was to study Viking artifacts, churches and abbeys, fortifications and castles, villages and settlements and burials. Fund must be analyzed from both below and above ground, from the water and from the museums. This provides a knowledge of Medieval and Renaissance building patterns, relics and culture.

Emphasis great emphasis on your ability to communicate analyzes and interpretations to a larger audience and you will therefore have to work hard to become proficient to communicate difficult material in an appealing way.

As there be laid up to the description offers studio, Medieval and Renaissance Archaeology, not just in theory but also practical training. You will have to help with the excavations and get on the field internship. Here you will learn include to process and systematize the findings and relics.

Most of the study focuses on Denmark's past, but you will also touch on areas that are from the rest of Europe and other foreign climes. This will also be expected to come on trips abroad to study for example. old Viking fortresses and meet foreign lecturers on the study.

The study environment is characterized by close contact with students and teachers in between and a burning interest in the subject. There is a part tutorial on the study. Do you need extra money during the training, you can for example. work in various excavations. Here the association SIDAH help you. SIDAH also hold celebrations, lysbilledaftener and lectures.

Job Opportunities

Working at heritage museum educator, cultural mediator, work for conservation bodies working with systematic analysis and dissemination.

Special admission requirements

Danish A English B History B or History of Ideas B or Contemporary History B. One other language at A level, but only B level in the case of a continuation language

Related student jobs

Work at the archaeological excavations around Denmark.