About Us

The Columbia Center for Archaeology is an umbrella organization designed to bring together those scholars and students who are interested in the archaeological study of the past, materiality and the modern world, and heritage and museum studies, among other topics. We also arrange lectures and other events each semester, which are open to the public

More information on the Center's history, aims and facilities

The CCA also administers the New York Archaeological Consortium, which provides a site of exchange for academic and public institutions with ties to archaeology and related disciplines in the New York area.


Interested in a major or concentration in archaeology at Columbia? You'll find more information here

Download a pdf brochure about archaeology opportunities for undergraduates here

Our student archaelogy society, Columbia University Archaeology Circle is active in circulating notices about fieldwork, lectures and other items of interest, and in arranging events on campus

Graduate degrees

For information on graduate programs in archaeology and related disciplines at Columbia, see the following pages about the different departments that offer MA and PhD programs of study

CCA listserve

For information about events and programs run by the Center for Archaeology sign up here be added to the CCA email list

Please consider becoming a supporter of the CCA. Your gift will help us to support student activities, and to continue our active program of public lectures and workshops.