Forensic Anthropology Field School - Itinerary
Academics at Utica College
Forensic Anthropology Field School in Butrint, Albania

Study Abroad

Forensic Anthropology Field School

Albania, Greece, and Romania

May 16 - June 9, 2016


Please note: All times are local to their countries. Albanian time is 6 hours ahead of US Eastern Daylight Savings Time. Greek/Romanian time is 7 hours ahead of US Eastern Daylight Savings Time. Itinerary is subject to revision.


Day 1: Monday, 5/16

7:00 AM: Meet at Strebel Circle on UC campus
7:05 AM: DEP Utica for JFK (by chartered bus)
12:00 PM: ARR JFK (Terminal 1)
12:00 PM: All expedition members meet at Lufthansa check-in counter (Terminal 1)
4:05 PM: DEP JFK for Munich

Day 2: Tuesday, 5/17

5:35 AM: ARR Frankfurt (flight time 8 hrs)
Connection time: 5 hrs.
10:50 AM: DEP Munich for Tirana
1:05 PM: ARR Tirana/check-in
Total air trip duration: 14½ hrs.

Day 3: Wednesday, 5/18

(1½ days total) 

Tirana tours and events

Day 4: Thursday, 5/19

8:00 AM: DEP Tirana (by chartered bus)
4:00 PM: ARR Butrint/Check-in

Days 5-14: Friday, 5/20 - Sunday, 5/29

(10 days total)

Class meetings
Trip to Gjirokastra 

Day 15: Monday, 5/30

8:00 AM: Leave Hotel for Saranda Port
10:00 AM: DEP Saranda for Corfu (by ferry)
12:30 PM: ARR Corfu/check-in at Hotel Konstantinoupolis
Total sea trip duration: 30-45 mins.

Day 16: Tuesday, 5/31

(1½ days total)

Corfu tours and events

Expedition Part II: Romania and Bucharest

Day 17: Wednesday, 6/1

8:00 AM: Leave Hotel Konstantinoupolis for Corfu Airport
11:20 AM: DEP Corfu for Athens
12:20 PM: ARR Athens - Connection time: 5 hrs.
6:20 PM: DEP Athens for Bucharest
7:55 PM: ARR Bucharest/Check-in at Hotel Opera
Total air trip duration: 7 1/2 hrs.

Days 18-24: Thursday, 6/2 - Wednesday, 6/8

  (7 days total) 

Class meetings
Bucharest tours and events
Trip to Transylvania and “Dracula’s Castle” in Bran

Day 25: Thursday, 6/9

3:00 AM: Leave for Bucharest Airport
6:20 AM: DEP Bucharest for Frankfurt
7:50 AM: ARR Frankfurt - Connection time: 3 hrs.
11:00 AM: DEP Frankfurt for JFK
1:35 PM: ARR JFK (flight time 8½ hrs.)
Total air trip duration: 14½ hrs.

8:00 PM (approximate): ARR Strebel Circle at UC campus by chartered bus





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