The Sânpetru Bioarchaeology Fieldschool (Transylvania, Romania) – Summer 2024

The Brasov Bioarchaeology Project have teamed up with the Institute for Field Research (IFR) to train students in the osteological analysis of medieval Transylvanian assemblages and the archaeological excavation of areas of the fortified Saxon church in the village of Sânpetru (Brasov County, Transylvania, Romania). We are now accepting applications for the 2024 Sânpetru Bioarchaeology Field School, which will take place from July 7 to August 3.

This accredited four-week field school is suitable for students with an interest in field archaeology, bioarchaeology and related disciplines (forensic anthropology, human osteology, medieval archaeology), and will provide participants with both theoretical and hands-on experience in:
– Archaeological excavation
– Recording methods
– Post-excavation processing of human skeletal remains
– Human and animal bone identification/human skeletal and dental anatomy
– Analytical methods and identification of pathological lesions and bone anomalies

Please check our website ( and the IFR website ( \) for info on cost and how to apply.