Irish university students

The Irish Archaeology Field School offers an exciting opportunity for Irish university students to participate in the Ferrycarrig Project. If you are resident in Ireland and currently enrolled in a third level institution in Ireland, you are eligible to apply for as an Irish university student: reduced tuition is available. In addition, there is a scholarship* scheme (places limited to one per institution).

Applications for students of Irish universities the 2018 summer and winter excavations are now open.

Please use the form below to submit an application request.

Please note participation in the field school for Irish university students is on an experience only basis as the IAFS is not in a position to provide credit to students enrolled in an Irish university at this time. Theses places are limited!

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Irish University


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Irish university student fees: 2018: 

There is an administration and insurance fee of €200 for Irish university students; students must attend for a minimum of two weeks, and may attend for an unlimited time thereafter, depending on availability.


Each third level university is offered one FREE place for a student of their choice each year. To avail of this offer, please contact your supervisor. Nomination are due by 1st December 2017 (winter) and 13th April 2018 (summer).