Academic Programs

Academic Excursions

Academic Excursions

The most forward-thinking schools and universities have demonstrated that practical experience, in addition to the presentation of theory and information, is of great benefit to students. Whether students gain experience in a chemistry laboratory, a farm, or within the halls of a government building, hands-on work, especially in a team setting, leads to better understanding and imagination. Transylvania Alive organizes academic excursions to students of the humanities and social sciences that build upon coursework in history, art, anthropology and related fields... (click header for more information). 

Thanksgiving Excursion in Transylvania – 2015

Thanksgiving Excursion in Transylvania – 2015

Transylvania Alive will host a Thanksgiving excursion, Wednesday, Nov. 25 - Sunday, Nov. 29 with visits to the medieval monuments of Cluj-Napoca, the Roman city of Porolissum, the botanical gardens in Jibou, and the salt mines of Turda... (click header for more information).

Transylvania Alive Spring Break Excursion – 2016

Transylvania Alive Spring Break Excursion – 2016

March 12-19 and March 26-April 2.... Transylvania Alive’s Spring Break excursion will allow students to experience ancient, medieval, early modern and contemporary Romania. Students will fly into Cluj-Napoca on Saturday, March 12 or 26. On Sunday, we will visit Cluj’s medieval walls, the cathedral of Archangel Michael... (click header for more information).

 

Archaeological Field School

Archaeological Field School

With more than a decade of experience, the staff of Transylavnia Alive trains archaeology students in the methods and theory of the discipline. We are also happy to train individuals of different vocations, who are interested in such an experience. The current Field School falls within the realm of the Agrij Valley Survey... (click header for more information).

Training workshops for tour guides

Training workshops for tour guides

Transylvania Alive organizes workshops for students and individuals interested in becoming tour guides in Romania. The half-day workshops take place on site and are intended to provide the next generation of guides with the tools to lead unforgetable tours of cities, museums, and historical sites... (click header for more information).

Translation and editorial services

Translation and editorial services

The mission of Transylvania Alive is to help promote and present the cultural heritage of Romania. T-Alive provides Romanian-English translation and English proofreading services to scholars and administrators for museum presentations, publications, grant applications, and websites... (click header for more information).