With the permission of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, General Directorate of Cultural Heritage and Museums, Istanbul University Perge Excavations Presidency and Koç University AKMED will organize the Perge Summer School in Perge ancient city of Aksu district of Antalya between September 4-9, 2023.

The first AKMED Archaeology Summer School to be held in Perge ancient city this year, is intended for participation of eight undergraduate students from archaeology/art history departments of universities providing education in Turkey. Within the scope of education, theoretical archaeology and excavation science information will be given to the students.

Summer School courses will be given by members at Perge excavations in Perge. Summer School is free of charge. Candidates wishing to experience excavation and gain knowledge about Perge ancient city and regional archaeology are required to fill out the form given in the link below until Wednesday, July 12.

Program Language



Prof. Dr. Sedef Çokay Kepçe, Doç. Dr. Aşkım Özdizbay, Doç. Dr. Aliye Erol, Dr. Öğr. Üyesi İpek Dağlı, Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Aytaç Dönmez, Beyza Gülmez, Talat Kuval, Şeyda Sezer, Dilayla Tapunç, Beril Ürek ve Azat Ürek.

Admission Requirements and Key Points

The program is open to undergraduate students studying in departments of archaeology/art history in Turkey. The program quota is determined as 8 people.
Candidates selected to participate in the program will be informed by e-mail on August 1, 2023.

Program Fee

The program is free of charge. During the program, accommodation in the excavation house, food and Antalya – Perge transportation will be provided by AKMED.

Participants will pay for intercity transportation to attend the summer school themselves.


Please direct any questions about the summer school to tkahya@ku.edu.tr.

Important dates:

Opening of applications: June 7, Wednesday 2023
Application deadline: July 12, Wednesday 2023
Informing the accepted candidates by e-mail: August 1, Tuesday 2023
Summer School dates: September 4-9, 2023