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Ancient Studies Department sponsors Annual Study Tour in TurkeyTurkey Trip

The UMBC Ancient Studies Department will conduct its 49th annual study tour in Turkey March 13-22, 2015. The price of $2,650.00 (based on a group of 30) includes all air, land, and sea travel, twin-share accommodation for eight nights at four-star hotels, buffet breakfasts, three dinners, one lunch, and entrance to all archaeological sites and museums on the itinerary. Single rooms are available at an additional cost. ANCS majors and minors, UMBC students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the community are welcome on the tour. The trip can be taken as a 3-credit course in the Winter 2015 term (ANCS 301; winter semester tuition applies). Scholarships are available to Ancient Studies majors taking the course for credit.

Visit the Ancient Studies web page for more information.

Interesting research created by our Ancient Studies students:

Caitlin Smith

Meet a student researcher:

Benefits for Ancient Studies students:

  • Work with a faculty member
  • Experience hands-on research
  • Reinforce classroom learning
  • Prepare for work or graduate school
  • Travel to national conferences
  • Receive grant funding
  • Publish independent research
    • Two Media, Same Metamorphoses? The Works of Ovid and Bernini.

    Cally Brandt. UMBC Review vol.10.

    • Site Hierarchy and Social Hierarchy in the Mycenaean Kingdom of Pylos.

    Weston Bittner. UMBC Review vol.10.

    • The Megaron at Mycenaean Pylos: A New Interpretation

    Jarrett Farmer. UMBC Review Vol.12.

Ancient Studies Department

Fieldwork and internship opportunities:

So, what are you doing next summer?

Get started today!

For more information, check out this department's website:

Ancient Studies


For more information:
Janet McGlynn at or 410-455-5754