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Season 2020 — Basic Info

Where you will be

Ryczyn is located in Dolny Śląsk (Lower Silesia), some 30 km (19 miles) south-east from the city of Wrocław. Dolny Śląsk is a region placed in the centre of Europe, in the Oder River valley and at the foot of the picturesque Sudeten Mountains. It is a land of beautiful landscapes, nature, and an incredible history illustrated by many museums and archaeological sites. Wrocław is the capital city of Lower Silesia. It is the home of 600,000 inhabitants and boasts a vibrant economy, culture, and education. Guests visiting the city admire its wealth of architectural monuments and its unique cultural flavour.

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How to get to Poland

Your travel destination is Wrocław. Although there are no direct overseas connections to Wrocław, you can get there in a variety of ways. You can take a flight from many cities in the US and Canada either to Warsaw or other destinations in Europe: Frankfurt, Munich, Paris, Amsterdam or Zürich, all of which have connections to Wrocław. You can fly to Berlin and take a train to Wrocław.

Pick-up and drop-off days

The Field School provides transportation from Wrocław to Ryczyn and back during the days of arrival and departure.

Session 1:
Monday, June 29 pick-up
Wednesday, July 22 drop-off

Session 2:
Thursday, July 23 pick-up
Saturday, August 15 drop-off
Room and Board

Field School students stay in a local school complex adapted to the needs of an archaeological expedition. The available buildings provide sleeping rooms, a kitchen, bathroom/showers & toilet facilities, laboratory/lecture room and a gym. Food (3 meals a day) is prepared according to traditional Polish culinary recipes and delivered to the housing facilities. Vegetarians will be accommodated.


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