This will be the third year of the University of Toronto’s Summer Program Abroad in Georgia. The Gadachrili Gora Regional Archaeological Project Expedition (GRAPE) is an international multidisciplinary research project investigating the emergence of farming economies in the South Caucasus and the influence of the Near East on the development of local Neolithic cultures and, conversely, the influence of Caucasia on the Near East. This program provides a unique opportunity to receive intensive training in archaeological field and survey methods at the sites of Gadachrili Gora and Shulaveris Gora.
There will be one course offered in Georgia, worth one full-year credit. Field trips are an integral part of the course and are mandatory. The course has limited space and is contingent on adequate enrolment: