The training activities involve participation in excavations and field research promoted primarily by the Department of Antiquities. For the second year, special attention is paid to activities that also focus on design, the development of data processing techniques, the organisation of information and the methods of writing and communication, as well as an in-depth study of a series of ethical issues of particular relevance to archaeology, such as the treatment of human remains
Method of preparation of the thesis
During the second year, doctoral students must complete the data collection (bibliography, catalogue of materials, etc.) and have the entire dossier of information required for the final processing.
Admission to the third year
During the year, a number of reviews are carried out in front of the College of Professors (also via power-point support) to assess research progress. The doctoral candidates submit a written report approved by their tutors/co-tutors chosen from among the teachers of the College. Admission to the following year is subject to the analysis of the annual report submitted by the doctoral student, which is assessed and approved during an interview with the entire College. In the course of the collegial reviews, the various fields of action are identified and the most suitable methodologies are recommended for the chosen research. The conduct of the research itself and the methods followed are constantly monitored by the tutors and the entire College.