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Durham University

Department of Archaeology

Department of Archaeology

Welcome to Durham Archaeology. Our research, teaching and reputation are world-class: we are regularly ranked one of the top two Archaeology departments in the UK (e.g. Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014,Complete University Guide 2018) and one of the top five globally (World University QS rankings 2018). Our expertise covers from the Palaeolithic to the present-day, and from South Asia to the Mediterranean, Europe and the British Isles, and we run fieldwork projects across the world. We have a range of cutting-edge laboratories, extensive commercial infrastructure and a network of heritage-sector collaborators to match. Our staff are passionate about sharing their expertise with our students, and for the benefit of wider society.


Contact Details

Durham University
Dept of Archaeology
South Road

T: 44(0)191 334-1100
F: 44(0)191 334-1101

Archaeology 5th in QS World Subject Rankings

Gold rated for teaching excellence and student outcomes

"Challenging Received Wisdom" Robin Skeates

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