2019 Program

The scientific program of the Swiss School in 2019 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 01 – August 09, 2019
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 29 – August 08, 2019
Underwater survey 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: Andreas Sotiriou (Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities) and Julien Beck (Geneva University)

June 17–28, 2019
Research in Eretria, Euboea
Authority: Karl Reber (ESAG)
Field director: Guy Ackermann (EfA)

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 14 – February 08 & August 05-30, 2019
Archaic pottery from Eretria
Director: Tamara Saggini (University of Geneva)