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Archaeology majors are strongly encouraged to spend at least a semester abroad. Several affiliated and other programs abroad are available, including Durham University (Department of Archaeology), the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome, the College Year in Athens, and the American College in Cairo.

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DURHAM UNIVERSITY

Durham University, located in Northern England, is home to one of the largest and most prestigious departments of Archaeology in the UK. This year-long program is designed for the study of archaeology and ancient languages at an intensive level (information and applications are available at the Keck Archaeology Lab).

COLLEGE YEAR IN ATHENS

A unique experience of living and studying history, classics, art, and archaeology in Greece, the cradle of modern western civilization: this semester- or year-long program, enriched with several field trips to archaeological sites and museums, is offered through the Athens-based International Center for Hellenic and Mediterranean Studies through the direction of College Year in Athens, a non-profit educational institution based in Cambridge, MA (information and applications are available at the Keck Archaeology Lab).

INTERCOLLEGIATE CENTER IN ROME

Established in 1965 by representatives of 10 American colleges and universities, the Center provides undergraduate students with a unique opportunity to live in Rome, the eternal city, and study history, classics, art, and archaeology. The intensive semester-long program includes several field trips to archaeological sites and museums. The program is administered by Duke University (information and applications are available at the Keck Archaeology Lab).

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY IN CAIRO

Founded in 1919 by The American University in Cairo (AUC) is an English-language liberal arts university located in Cairo, Egypt . The university provides educational opportunities to students from Egypt and international students, and contributes to Egypt's cultural and intellectual life. The university offers programs at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels, as well as an extensive continuing education program (information and applications are available at the Keck Archaeology Lab).