Applications to Ph.D. programs at Brown University are submitted to, and managed through, the Graduate School. For general information on the process of applying and to access the online application system, explore the Application Information section of the Graduate School website. The specific requirements for applications to Archaeology and the Ancient World can be viewed on the Graduate School's program page.
Applications for admission in Fall 2021 are due on January 3, 2021. Successful applicants tend to have strong transcripts and demonstrated fieldwork experience, compelling research interests, and often additional experience in museums, non-profits, or other related professional environments.
Effective immediately, the Joukowsky Institute will no longer accept GRE scores. Applicants to the doctoral program in Archaeology and the Ancient World are not required or permitted to provide GRE scores, including both official submissions and self-reporting.
All international applicants whose native language is not English must submit an official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score. Our TOEFL Institution code is 3094 Brown University, and the departmental code is 11 Archaeology. International applicants may find the information on the Graduate School's website regarding visas, finances, and required testing to be helpful.
The program requirements for the Ph.D. in Archaeology and the Ancient World are detailed on the Graduate Program Requirements page of this website. For immediate questions on the program, contact the Joukowsky Institute by sending an email to [email protected] or call (401) 863-3188.
Questions about the application process should be directed to the Graduate School.