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Project group North-West European archaeology


Compulsory attendance


Admission requirements

Propedeuse (first year) Archaeology (or equivalent) obtained, plus background knowledge relevant to the Archaeology of North-Western Europe.


Active participation in a research project involving description, analysis and interpretation of finds/features of older or recent fieldwork. At least one research project will be available in English.

Course objectives

  • Skills in post-excavation processing and analysis;

  • Insight in the background, research questions and approach of the research project;

  • Careful, accurate and responsible treatment of archaeological materials;

  • Working in a team.

Ects distribution

The course load will be distributed as follows:

  • 28 hours of practical work;

  • 280 pages of literature;

  • Report, 10 pages.


Course schedule details can be found in the BA3 time schedule.

Mode of instruction

Practical work in a small group, max. 6-8 persons.

Assessment method


Assessment deadline

All assessment deadlines (exams, retakes, paper deadlines etc.) can be found in the examination schedule.

Reading list

To be announced on BlackBoard.


Register for this course via uSis.
Instructions for registration can be found in the uSis manual.

Contact information

For more information about this course, please contact dr. A. Verpoorte


The course will be taught in both Dutch and English (at least 1 of the project groups will be taught in English).