Graphic documentation of a find
Some pictures from the field school of 2013
Workers during the excavation of the of the millstones' wreck came to light in 2006
Worker while filming the context of investigation
Worker while using the dredge
Some pictures from the field school of 2013
Worker during the phases of drawing of the plan frame
Student during one of the stages of photographic documentation
Direct measurement of the finds from the reference points
Worker while using the dredge




Last spaces available at cut price to attend the
2019 Underwater archaeology field school in San Vito lo Capo
for those enrolling by august 25th.

Click here for additional info and requirements


Information and application


This year the two Underwater Archaeology Field Schools will take place on San Vito lo Capo (TP).

The first campaign, a two week-log sessions, took place between the 10th and the 23rd of June.

The second campaign, a two week-long sessions, will take place between the 2nd and the 15th of September and is limited to 10 participants per week; depending on the request, there will be the chance to participate to one or more week. Furthermore, a third session will only be enabled upon customers request, provided that a minimum number of entries is met, for the week from the 16th to the 22nd of September.


Deadline is extended till 25th of August.


The field school is aimed at students and professionals operating in the sector of archaeology, but also to everyone interested in this exciting discipline. To participate in diving activities, it is necessary to have a diving certificate that will allow you to dive up to 18 meters in depth*.
The candidates will be selected basing on the CV.



- Open Water Diver certificate*,
- Current medical document stating that the participant is fit for diving activities .
*If you do not possess the certificate there is the possibility to achieve it at a lower price at the diving center. For further information please contact us.



The candidate have to send the following documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:

- Pre-registration form (click here to download)

- Curriculum vitae et studiorum,

- Copy of a current ID,

- Copy of the up-to-date scuba certificate,

- Copy of a digital passport photo,

- Copy of a current medical certificate stating that the participant is fit for diving activities.

If judged to be suitable, the candidate will proceed to pay a deposit equal to 30% of the participation fee, to the bank account indicated in the reply mail.



package with accommodation:
- for one week: € 750,00 € 700,00***
- for two weeks: € 1200,00 € 1000,00***
- for three weeks: € 1800,00 € 1500,00***

package without accommodation:
- for one week: € 600,00 € 500,00***
- for two weeks: € 900,00 € 700,00***
- for three weeks: € 1350,00 € 1100,00***

**If you already have an archaeology diver certificate or an accommodation in San Vito lo Capo for the course duration, costs will be adjusted accordingly.

***Last minute offer for those enrolling by August the 25th.



- Accommodation in apartment shared between 3-6 persons in double room with own bathroom and kitchen,
- Course tuition,
- Certificate of participation,
- Tanks, tank filling and weights,
- Accident insurance during the course dive,
- Stationery and tools for laboratories and survey,
- USB stick with the course handouts,
- The “ARCHAEOLOGY DIVER” certification from the worldwide scuba training organization “WASE”.


Travel expenses and unspecified costs are not included.



We encourage participants to bring their own dive gear, however, a complete set of diving gear can be rented at the diving center.


page translated by Marta Paccani