Monday, November 14, 2005


Shipwrecks in the Black Sea


Preliminary Listing

Location: The Crimea, Ukraine
Season dates: June 10, 2006 - September 20, 2006
Session dates: Sessions will be run on a biweekly basis continuously from July to the end of August.
Application Deadline: Contact for details - April 24, 2006

Program Type
Field School

Taras Schevchenko National
University of Kyiv

Project Director
Dr. Sergiy Zelenko

The Centre for Underwater Archaeology (the CUA) will conduct a four month field school in underwater archaeology in the Bay of Sudak (the south-west part of the Crimea).

Students will be involved in the underwater archaeological surveys of the surrounding coastline. Clean and shallow water will be good start for beginners.

The main objects of the investigation are two medieval ships sunk into the Black Sea (the 10th century Byzantine and the 13th century Italian ships).

Period(s) of occupation
Medieval periods (10th-13th century)

Minimum length of stay for volunteers
21 days


Experience required
Open water diving certificate NAVI, PADI; CMAS certificates.

Room and Board arrangementsCUA campus or mini hotels/private rooms and appartments.

Contact information
Dr. Sergiy Zelenko
64 Volodymirs'ka str.
Kyiv, Kyiv 01033
+38044 2393292
+38044 2285285


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