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MA programmes and opportunities: archives 2011-2012


Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut
DFG-Projekt „End- und Postklassik im nördlichen Campeche, Mexiko: Kontinuitäten und Brüche“
1) Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft
2) Studentische Hilfskräfte
Closing date: 19 December 2012

Università Iuav di Venezia
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Closing date: 26 November 2012

Università degli Studi di Siena
Master per l’Archeologia Preventiva
Closing date: 5 November 2012

RCAHMS – The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland
Skills for the Future Traineeships 2013
in either Education Skills (4 places available) or in Curatorial Skills (6 places available)
The traineeships are also open to applicants who have previously completed higher academic qualifications, except those who have already completed a postgraduate qualification in either Museum or Archive Studies.
Closing date: 19 October 2012

International Institute of Social History (IISH)
De Volkskrant – IISG Award (Scriptieprijs)
annual prize for the best master thesis written at a Dutch university, in the field of national or international history; in Dutch or English
Closing date: 17 September 2012

Society for Archaeological Sciences
SAS Student Research International Travel Award
Closing date: 1 September 2012

University College London
UCL Centre for Sustainable Heritage
Master of Research in Heritage Science
Scholarship – Historic Royal Palaces Heritage Science
Closing date: 15 August 2012

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig
Department of Primatology
Field Position for Pan African Programme
Closing date: 10 August 2012

Productschap Wijn
ScriptiePrijs Wijn 2012
voor scripties over wijn in de meest brede zin door studenten aan Nederlandse Universiteiten en Hoge Scholen
Closing date: 8 August 2012

Association for Environmental Archaeology (AEA)
awarded to the best undergraduate and masters dissertation (to be submitted by each Department of Archaeology or other relevant departments)
Closing date: 31 July 2012

National Maritime Museum
1) Organic Conservation Intern (1 year internship)
2) Metals Conservation Intern (1 year internship)
Closing date: 22 July 2012

University of East Anglia
School of Philosophy
New MA/MSc in Environmental Sciences and Humanities
Scholarships Available
Closing date: 20 July 2012

University of Stirling
Environmental History
Masters Research Projects
Closing date: 16 July 2012

English Heritage
Archaeological Conservation Student Placement
Closing date: 16 July 2012

Jahresstipendien (1-2 years)
für Deutsche Studierende und Absolventen der Universitäten
Closing date: 3 July 2012

English Heritage
Archaeomaterials Student Placement, i.e. training opportunity for an undergraduate or recent postgraduate of archaeological science, with an interest in British archaeology and pursuing a career in archaeological materials science.
Closing date: 2 July 2012

University of Bradford
Archaeology and Archaeological Sciences
2 AHRC Masters studentships
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Closing date: 2 July 2012

Royal Holloway, University of London
The Department of History
MA bursaries
Closing date: 30 June 2012

University of York
Department of Archaeology
York 800: Undergraduate Scholarships for Overseas Students
Closing date: 29 June 2012

Agrarian Sciences Museums University of Naples Federico II & INNOVA – Centre for Development and Transfer of Innovation for Cultural and Environmental Heritage, etc.
Autumn School (17-22 September 2012)  ”Detecting Cultural Landscape in Mediterranean Archaeology” (DeCLaMA)
Some fellowships (€ 400 each) will be assigned
Closing date: 29 June 2012

Victoria and Albert Museum & Royal College of Art
Sylvia Lennie England Bursary (Renaissance)
to support a student interested in studying the History of Design at MA level (Renaissance: History of Design and Material Culture 1400-1650).
Closing date: 27 June 2012

Cyprus Institute (CyI)
Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Center (STARC)
Interns for research in 3D applications in Cultural Heritage
Closing date: 20 June 2012

Adam Mickiewicz University
Collegium Historicum
Institute of Prehistory
Potential of Satellite Images & Hyper-/Mulitspectral Recording in Archaeology (PoSIHRA)
Summer School (30 July-4 August 2012)
Closing date: 15 June 2012

Università degli Studi “Suor Orsola Benincasa” di Napoli
Sede Centrale e i Laboratori di Scienze Applicate all’Archeologia
master di 2° livello di durata biennale “Beni Archeologici reali e virtuali fra mare e terra”
primary: &
Closing date: 8 June 2012

University of Oxford
St Cross College
Hélène La Rue Scholarship in Music
Preference may be given to a research topic related to the musical collections at the University, including those at the Ashmolean Museum, those at the Pitt Rivers Museum, the Bate Collection in the Faculty of Music and those held in any of the colleges
Closing date: 1 June 2012

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships
for taught Master’s courses only
including Maritime archaeology at the University of Southampton
Closing date: 31 May 2012

Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (DAI)
Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft an der Zentrale
für den Aufbau eines Forschungsdatenzentrums für digitale Daten in der Archäologie und den Altertumswissenschaften
Closing date: 30 May 2012

Newcastle University
School of History, Classics and Archaeology
Northern Centre for the History of Medicine
Masters Studentship in the History of Medicine
Closing date: 30 May 2012

Plymouth University
Humanities, Music and Performing Arts (HuMPA)
HuMPA Postgraduate Research Studentships 2012/13 (full-time, 3 years)
across the fields of History, Contemporary Music, Art History, English & Creative Writing and Drama, Dance & Performance
Closing date: 21 May 2012

University of Oxford
Ashmolean Museum
Winton Institute for Monetary History
Economic History Society Internships
in economic history, with a special interest in monetary and financial history, broadly defined
Closing date: 1 May 2012

University of Edinburgh
History of Art Postgraduate Scholarships
Closing date: 30 April 2012

University of Dublin, Trinity College
M.Phil in Public History and Cultural Heritage – Funding Available
Closing date: 30 April 2012

University of Kent
School of European Culture and Languages (SECL)
MA Scholarships for students accepted to the School
Fee Scholarships for Taught Master’s Students & AHRC Research Preparation Master’s Award
in the fields of Classical and Archaeological Studies, Comparative Literature, English Language and Linguistics, French, German, Hispanic Studies, Italian, Philosophy, and Religious Studies
Closing date: 5 April 2012 (i.e. extended from 16 March 2012)

The Woolf Institute
Studentships and Bursaries – MSt in The Study of Jewish-Christian Relations
Closing date: 1 April 2012

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Department of Primatology
Volunteer For Pan African Program ‘The Cultured Chimpanzee’
Closing date: 31 March 2012

University of Leicester
School of Archaeology and Ancient History
Postgraduate Funding Opportunities
Closing date: 31 March 2012

University of Sheffield
Department of Archaeology
new programme: MSc Osteoarchaeology (combining the study of human and animal bones)
AHRC Masters and Arts & Humanities Faculty Masters Fee Scholarships
Closing date: 30 March 2012

EC FP7 Programme People” – Marie Curie Actions IAPP
Closing date: 30 March 2012

Royal Holloway, University of London
Department of History
Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Block Grant Partnership (BGP) Studentships
Research Preparation Master’s Studentship
Closing date: 30 March 2012

Bibliothèque nationale de France
Appel à chercheurs et bourses de recherche (2012-2013)
destiné aux étudiants français et étrangers, ayant un mastère (niveau master 2 recherche) ou un doctorat en projet/en cours et inscrits dans un établissement français de recherche
Closing date: 30 March 2012

University of Stirling & University of Strathclyde
Arts & Humanities Consortium
Studentships in History (Doctoral and Research Preparation Masters)
Closing date: 30 March 2012

University of London
School of Advanced Study
Research studentships in humanities and social sciences
AHRC Block Grant Partnerships studentships in humanities and social sciences
Closing date: 19 March 2012

Lemmermann Foundation
Award for research in Rome (Italy)
for master’s or doctoral students in the classical studies and humanities, related to Rome or the Roman culture from the Pre-Roman period to the present day
Closing date: 15 March 2012

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Terrace Research Associate in Egyptian Art, Summer 2012
Advanced graduate student in Egyptology preferred
Closing date: 15 March 2012

University of Oxford
St Cross College
MPhil Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences
Paula Soans O’Brian Scholarship in the Arts and Humanities
Closing date: 9 March 2012

University of Leeds
AHRC Research Preparation Masters Awards – History (2 awards)
Closing date: 2 March 2012

University of York
Postgraduate Award Scheme
Department of History
Closing date: 2 March 2012

University of East Anglia
School of World Art Studies and Museology
MA studentships
1) MA Studentship in Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies, Cultural Heritage and International Development, or Museum Studies
2) MA Studentship in History of Art, Cultural Heritage, or Museum Studies
3) MA Studentship in History of Art
4) Museum Training Fellowships for MA Museum Studies
Closing date: 1 March 2012

King’s College London
Studentships and Scholarships
Closing date: 1 March 2012

ESRC-funded research studentships
Closing date: 27 February 2012

Newcastle University
North East Doctoral Training Centre ESRC Studentship Opportunities
Closing date: 24 February 2012

University of Southampton
Faculty of Humanities
Humanities Studentships 2012
Archaeology | European Language and Culture | English | Film studies | History | Linguistics | Music
Closing date: 24 February 2012

University of Liverpool
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Studentships and Awards – 2012
Closing date: 24 February 2012

Nancy Foster Scholarship Program
for independent graduate-level research in oceanography, marine biology, or maritime archaeology, particularly by women and members of minority groups.
Masters students may be supported for up to two years, and doctoral students for up to four years. About four scholarships are awarded each year.
Closing date: 22 February 2012

University of Nottingham
School of Humanities
Departments of Archaeology, Art History, Classics, History, Music, Philosophy, and Theology and Religious Studies
School of Cultures, Languages & Area Studies
Arts and Humanities Research Council Studentships
Closing date: 22 February 2012

Natural History Museum
Human Remains Unit and the Palaeontology Conservation Unit
Human Remains Re-storage Project
2 Volunteers
Closing date: 17 February 2012

University of Exeter
College of Life and Environmental Sciences
ESRC Doctoral Training Centre +3 and 1+3 Studentships in Environment, Energy and Resilience
Closing date: 17 February 2012

University of Salford
College of Arts and Social Sciences
AHRC-Funded Studentships for 2012-2013
including Museum Studies
Closing date: 17 February 2012

Newcastle University
International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies (ICCHS)
AHRC Professional Preparation Master’s Studentships – Museum, Gallery and Heritage Studies
Closing date: 16 February 2012 (i.e. readvertised with pre-registration date (step 3) earlier than 1 March 2012 (step 3) at

American Research Center in Sofia (ARCS)
Closing date: 15 February 2012

University of Reading
AHRC Masters Studentships
including Archaeology
Closing date: 10 February 2012

Università di Ferrara
Erasmus Mundus Master in Quaternary and Prehistory
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Closing date: 10 February 2012

Birkbeck College, University of London
Schools of Arts and Social Sciences, History & Philosophy
History (Doctorate/MA)
Studentships 2012-13
Closing date: 6 February 2012

Society for Archaeological Sciences
SAS Student Research International Travel Award
Closing date: 1 February 2012 (next deadline 1 September 2012)

University of Edinburgh
Graduate School of History, Classics and Archaeology
Research Masters Scholarships
Closing date: 1 February 2012

Landschaftsverband Westfalen-Lippe (LWL)
LWL-Archäologie für Westfalen
studienvorbereitende Praktikantin/studienvorbereitender Praktikant
für den Fachbereich Restauratorin/Restaurator für archäologisches Kulturgut
Closing date: 31 January 2012

Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (DAI)
Zentrale Berlin & Cologne Digital Archaeology Lab der Universität zu Köln
2 studentische Hilfskräfte
Aufgaben sind die Georeferenzierung Archäologischer Atlanten Algeriens sowie von einschlägigen Planzeichnungen und objektbezogenen Orten.
Closing date: 31 January 2012

The University of Leipzig & The Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
The Leipzig School of Human Origins
exception (from Masters degree) for holders of an excellent BSc (e.g., 1st class, with honours, etc.)
Closing date: 31 January 2012

University of Birmingham
Archaeology Department
AHRC Postgraduate Studentship – Archaeology
School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music
including Classics and Ancient History
Film, Digital Media and Production
History of Art, Architecture and Design
History Department
Cultural Studies
Closing date: 27 January 2012

Roehampton University
Department of Humanities
2 full fee Research Studentships
including Classical Civilisation
Closing date: 27 January 2012

Central European University
Department of Medieval Studies
Master’s Programs in Medieval Studies, 2012/2013
Merit-based Scholarships and Financial Aid Available
Closing date: 25 January 2012

Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome & Swedish Institute in Rome
in collaboration with the Faculty of Architecture of the Università degli Studi Roma Tre, the Department of Conservation of the University of Gothenburg & the VU University Amsterdam
International MA course (3 – 17 June 2012)
“CHALLENGING ETERNITY. Archaeology, Heritage Management and Urban Planning in Rome”
with Bursaries for Dutch students, Swedish students, Italian students outside Rome & students living in Rome
Closing date: 15 January 2012

Égide – Programme Eiffel
Bourses Eiffel (Masters & Doctorats) pour étudiants étrangers
Closing date: 6 January 2012

The Romanian Academy- Cluj Branch
“George Baritiu” Institute of History
Assistent researcher position
in research project “The social Uses of Higher Education, Elite Change and Creativity in Romania. Formation and Transformation of Educated and Ruling Clusters (1919-1949)”
Domain: history, the study of the human past, archaeology, history and memory
Closing date: 24 December 2011

Università di Siena
Closing date: 22 December 2011

American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Agora Excavations
Archaeological Conservation Summer Internships (2 internships)
Closing date: 19 December 2011

Università di Siena
1) Master di II livello in “Geotecnologie per l’archeologia” (GTARC)
Closing date: 12 December 2011 (extended deadline)

The European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards
Closing date: 1 December 2011

American Museum of Natural History
North American Archaeology Department
North American Archaeology (NAARCH) Lab
Spring Lab Researcher Internship
Closing date: 1 December 2011

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