• PCMA UW team back from Ethiopia

    On Thursday, March 19, all members of the PCMA UW archaeological expedition to Ethiopia were pulled out. The decision to cut short the fieldwork season was dictated by the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant travel restrictions, leading to a growing paralysis of air traffic. This year’s work in Ethiopia was the first season of excavation […]

  • Polish archaeologists and staff of the PCMA UW Research Centre leave Egypt

    On the night of 17/18 March, 38 people, PCMA UW staff, scholarship holders and employees of other institutions – members of Polish archaeological expeditions in Egypt, left Cairo in a plane provided by the #Lotdodomu campaign. The whole group reached the airport by rented coach. On Wednesday morning, they landed at Chopin Airport in Warsaw. […]

  • Remote work at the PCMA UW Warsaw office

    In accordance with the special regulations of the University of Warsaw, we are closing our office and switching to remote work. All matters should be arranged by email. Please write to the office address: pcma(at) or to the addresses of individual employees given on the PCMA UW website: In exceptionally urgent matters, you can […]

  • COVID-19 update for PCMA archaeologist in Egypt and Ethiopia

    In view of the latest developments regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, PCMA UW is addressing the situation of its mission members and associates currently working in Egypt and Ethiopia. Following the decision of the Polish government, Poland closed its borders to air and railway traffic for 10 days. All people coming from abroad have to quarantine […]

  • Measures of preventing SARS-CoV-2 spread at the University of Warsaw

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw is following the directives of the Rector and other university authorities with regard to the spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. The containment measures include remote work that will be implemented for PCMA UW staff. The PCMA UW Warsaw office will be open with minimum staff, but […]

  • Call for Papers: PAM 29

    The editors of the annual Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean have announced a call for contributions to the next volume of the journal. As in the past few years, also PAM 29 will consist of two fascicles. The leading thematic fascicle will be dedicated to the study of Roman and Byzantine Pottery in the Levant, […]

  • PCMA–IFAO Post-doctoral fellowship 2020/2021

    The Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) and the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA UW) invite applications for a 16-months Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cairo. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will organize an international two-day Seminar/Workshop on a subject in relation with Ancient and Medieval Northeastern Africa (Egypt and/or Nubia) and will be in charge […]

  • PCMA Scholarship in Egypt 2020/21

    The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA UW) offers scholarships for scientists wishing to conduct research in Egypt. The scholarships have been awarded since the 1990s, with funds allocated by the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA). The application is open to all students and graduates of Polish universities, including academic […]

  • Sudanese minister visits the PCMA UW

    One of the points on the visit to Poland of the Minister of State of Sudan for Foreign Affairs was a meeting with representatives of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw. Minister Omar Gamar el-Din was accompanied by the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the Republic of Sudan, […]