Institute of Prehistoric Archaeology

Address Fabeckstraße 23-25
14195 Berlin
Office Katja Reiher
Telephone +49 30 838-542 54
Fax +49 30 838-558 73
Email praehistorische-archaeologie@geschkult.fu-berlin.de
Homepage

www.geschkult.fu-berlin.de/en/e/praehist

At the Institute of Prehistoric Archaeology at Freie Universität particular emphasis is placed upon the study of the development of sedentism in Europe during the Neolithic period (c. 8000 B.C.) until the migration period.
At the Institute of Prehistoric Archaeology at Freie Universität particular emphasis is placed upon the study of the development of sedentism in Europe during the Neolithic period (c. 8000 B.C.) until the migration period.
Image Credit: M. Brumlich, 2009

At a Glance

As a historical discipline the subject of prehistoric archaeology is concerned with the study of artefacts and monuments and their cultural and historical significance.

Following the canon of subjects relating to archaeology offered at Freie Universität  Berlin, the subject matter deals with archaeological remains that were discovered in Europe through excavations and surveys dated to the time span from the emergence of humankind to the medieval period.

Particular emphasis is placed upon the study of the development of sedentism during the Neolithic period (c. 8000 B.C.) until the migration period.