API invites you to participate in a truly unique study abroad experience in Tuscania, Italy! You will have the opportunity to learn in an authentic research and excavation environment while gaining a comprehensive understanding of ancient Etruscan culture and archaeological methods. This program is offered through Lorenzo de'Medici, which conducts an intensive Archaeology Field School under the professional supervision of the University of Florence and in collaboration with Italian students of the Department of Archaeology. Earn academic credit, conduct field research, and explore this charming region as you experience the Italy of today while helping to uncover its past!
Pre Departure Services
Orientation Materials and Resources
Access to International Phone Plans
API Alumni Network
On Site Services
Medical and Life Insurance
Social and Cultural Activities
Welcome and Farewell Group Meals
Housing (some meals with host families)
Re-Entry Materials and Support
Alumni Network and API Ambassador Program
- Minimum 2.8 G.P.A.
- Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors
- Completed API application
- University Approval Form
- One official transcript
- Entry requirement: valid passport
- Program requires participants to be in a physical condition that will allow for full days of field work (digging, crouching, excavation work). Physical condition will be assessed by a doctor associated with the local Archaeological center upon arrival.