Master of Arts in Classical Archaeology

Master of Arts in Classical Archaeology


The Master’s Degree in Classical Archaeology represents a great innovation among Italian universities courses. The renowned studies in Archaeology of Rome Sapienza University are combined with the online tools of Unitelma Sapienza University which provides Italian and international users with an exclusive and prestigious training project. This Master's Degree is an inter-university degree awarded jointly by the two partner universities.

The Master's Degree in Classical Archaeology aims at providing a thorough training in the field of Classical Archaeology. In particular, through a didactic methodology combining both traditional (archaeological, linguistic-philological, artistic) and innovative resources (applying the most advanced methods to the knowledge of the material culture), intends to train the second level graduates in archaeological and historical skills.

Career Opportunities

The graduate in Classical Archaeology will be able to collaborate with public and private Institutions concerned with the protection and management of national and international archaeological and cultural heritage.  The student will be qualified to take on the direction of international cooperation projects and programs for the promotion of the archaeological assets of non-European countries and the enhancement of the cultural resources and touristic purposes; join the Local Bodies for which a wide mandate is expected in the management and enhancement of Cultural Heritage.

Program overview

The Master’s degree program is in English and follows Unitelma Sapienza e-learning model. The student is required to complete fieldwork apprenticeship held in Rome or in another archaeological site agreed upon with the course board directors. The exams will be held exclusively at Unitelma Sapienza headquarters in Rome. 

Course program

For a detailed program of the Master, please refer to the following study plan.

Study plan


Enrollments are open throughout the year with no time limit. One can follow lessons, book exams, print certificates and connect with Unitelma Sapienza 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, from any computer, tablet, and smartphone. The enrollment fee is € 2,300.00 + € 140.00 for regional student tax + € 16.00 for stamp duty that can be paid in three installments:

  1. € 856.00 (€ 700.00 + € 140.00 for regional student tax + € 16.00 of stamp duty)
  2. € 800.00 to be paid within 60 days after the previous payment
  3. € 800.00 to be paid within 60 days after the previous payment

For associate members of Unitelma Sapienza the enrollment total fee is € 1,800.00 + € 140.00 for regional student tax + stamp duties that can be paid in three installments.

Additional fees includes:

  • € 300.00 for degree fee + € 32.00 for stamp duties for Master’s degree diploma to be paid at the end of the second year
  • € 200.00 + € 16.00 for stamp duty to be paid only in case of renunciation of studies

Admission requirements

Tell us more about yourself and find out if you are eligible to enroll the master’s degree program by filling the following contact form Contact form

Total fee
2 456,00 €