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SSI - Underwater Archaeology Specialty Course
Event Date Tue, November 5, 2013 - Sun, November 10, 2013
Event Location Medulin, Istrska Županija, Croatia
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The course will be held in Medulin near Pula (Croatia) from Tuesday 05 November to Sunday, November 10, 2013 on the archaeological site of Vizula.

Course Program

The program includes a theoretical and 5/6 dives practical lessons at the sea. The practical lessons consist of learning the ability to draw a map of the archaeological site, underwater navigation, photo documentation of how to do an archaeological dig, etc...

The lectures, which will be held after work on the archaeological site, provide insights on what they have learned in practice. The entire course will take place directly on a real archaeological site at the maximum depth of 5 meters.

Required equipment

All students must be in possession of their own diving equipment also complete with tanks and weights. It is advisable to bring a quantity of weights higher than that normally used and an outline suitable for water temperatures of about 17-19 degrees celsius. In case of bad weather, we also recommend the use of waterproof clothing and rain boots to stay dry in land too. For those interested there is still the possibility to rent diving equipment by contact us on:,

Required Documentation

· Minimum age 18 years

· Medical certificate of good health

· Open Water Diver, CMAS , ... diving card

· Insurance

· Passport number

Prices and availability

The cost of the course including the diving card after the exam is €360. The accommodation will be arranged for those interested in Rovinj (35 km from the archaeological site of Vizula) in a private house at the price of 20 euro per person per day. The number of course participants is limited and therefore we ask you to confirm your attendance no later than Monday, October 21, 2013 to plan and to better organize all the necessary documentation for the course and the course itself.

The Instructors on the Course

· Prof. Igor Miholjek, Head of the Croatian Institute for Underwater Archaeology Cons. and Preservation

· Prof. Zrinka Ettinger Starcic, Director of the Museum of Losinj, Speciality Underwater Archaelogy Instructor

· Neno Starcic, SSI IT 15169, Speciality Instructor Underwater Archaelogy

The course will be held in English and Italian language.

For more information and registration contact us on: Phone: 00385 98 294 887,,

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