World Archaeology. Made in Sheffield.

We inspire students to explore and excel, through imaginative teaching and the world-leading research we conduct across the globe.

Early Agriculture Research

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a post-doctoral researcher interested in early crop agriculture

Research Associate in Early Agriculture>

Visit Us: Final 2015 Summer Open Day - 24th Oct.

Find out more about studying archaeology at Sheffield – and get the opportunity to participate in some fieldwork at St George’s church, in the heart of the University campus.

Summer Open Days>


The Department houses world-class reference collections and facilities to support teaching, learning and research in a range of archaeological disciplines.

Our facilities>
Our students research in Thornton abbey

No ordinary classroom

The range of teaching and learning styles we offer will help you develop the skills you need. You'll benefit from hands-on experience at locations like Thornton Abbey.

Undergraduate degrees> Postgraduate courses> Fieldwork - watch videos>


Our research helps communities worldwide make sense of their heritage. NARNIA is an interdisciplinary project exploring ancient Eastern Mediterranean material culture.

Our research> Research projects> NARNIA project>
Find out more about our research
Discover more about our partnerships

International and local partnerships

We collaborate globally to discover secrets of ancient civilisations. Roman Clothing and Identities is an international research project where specialists from seven European countries are examining the impact of clothing and dress on Roman society.

Clothing and Identities project>