2018 Program

The scientific program of the Swiss School in 2018 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


June 25 – August 03, 2018
Excavation in Amarynthos, Euboea
>Sanctuary of Artemis Amarysia
Authority: Karl Reber (ESAG) and Amalia Karapaschalidou (Ephorate of Antiquities of Euboea)
Scientific directors: Denis Knoepfler (Collège de France), Karl Reber and Thierry Theurillat (ESAG)
Field director: Tobias Krapf (ESAG)

July 02 – August 10, 2018
Underwater survey and excavation in the Bay of Kiladha, Argolid
>Bronze Age site at Lambayanna
Authority: NN (Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities) and Karl Reber (ESAG)
Scientific and field directors: Despina Koutsoumba (Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities) and Julien Beck (Geneva University)

August 20 – September 14, 2018
Excavations in Eretria, Euboea
>South Palaestra
Authority: Karl Reber (ESAG)
Scientific and field directors: Guy Ackermann (Lausanne University) and Geoffroy Luisoni (ESAG)

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.

January 15 – February 16 & July 02-27, 2018
Archaic pottery from Eretria
Director: Tamara Saggini (University of Geneva)