2021 Program

The scientific program of the Swiss School in 2021 is provisional and subject to approval by the Greek authorities. It includes fieldwork as well as museum studies.


If you are a researcher from a Swiss university and wish i) to conduct fieldwork in Greece, ii) or to study, photograph or draw objects in Greek museums, storerooms or sites, iii) or submit such objects to scientific analyses, you should request that appropriate application for permission be made to the Greek authorities on your behalf by the Swiss School.

Information about permits


If you are interested in taking part in the activities of the Swiss School as a student, please read carefully the requirements and fill the appropriate application form (application for this year’s activities is closed, the deadline for next year’s program is the 31st of December).

How to apply


July 5 – August 13, 2021
Excavation in Amarynthos, Euboea
>Sanctuary of Artemis Amarysia
Authority: Sylvian Fachard (ESAG) and Angeliki Simosi (Ephorate of Antiquities of Euboea)
Field directors: Tobias Krapf (ESAG – SNF), Tamara Saggini (ESAG), Olga Kyriazi (Ephorate of Antiquities of Euboea)

August 9 – September 3, 2021
Field survey in Amarynthos, Euboea
>Sacred way between Eretria and Amarynthos
Authority: Sylvian Fachard (ESAG)

September 6-17, 2021
Excavation at Styra, Euboea
> «Dragon house» at Ilkizes
Authority: Αγγελική Σίμωσι (Ephorate of Antiquities of Euboea), Karl Reber (ESAG), Μαρία Χιδίρογλου (Archaeological Museum Athens)
Field directors: Karl Reber (ESAG), Μαρία Χιδίρογλου (Archaeological Museum Athens), Chloé Chezeaux (University of Lausanne)

July – August, 2021
Underwater research in the Bay of Kiladha, Argolid
>Bronze Age site at Lambayanna
Authority: Paraskevi Kalamara (Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities) and Karl Reber (ESAG)
Scientific and field directors: Andreas Sotiriou (Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities) and Julien Beck (Geneva University)
Kiladha Bay project

Museum studies

Various study seasons take place in the museum of Eretria all year long. Students learn how to determine, count, draw and photograph pottery from excavations.

A traineeship in conservation and restoration is also organized during summer.

Do not hesitate to apply.

April 2021
Geometric & Early Archaic pottery
Director: Samuel Verdan (ESAG)