An International Summer School in Coptic Papyrology, the seventh after Vienna 2006, Leipzig
2008, Strasbourg 2010, Heidelberg 2012, Barcelona 2014, and Paris 2018, will be held at the
Museo Egizio in Turin from 3 to 10 September 2023. It will be organized by the Museo Egizio
in collaboration with the Freie Universität Berlin and the Fondazione per le scienze religiose
Graduates, PhD students, and young postdocs from any relevant discipline (e.g., Coptology,
Egyptology, Papyrology, Religious Studies, Ancient History, Arabic Studies, Byzantine
Studies, etc.) are invited to apply, provided that they have acquired a solid knowledge of the
Coptic language (Sahidic dialect). Students will have the opportunity to work on unpublished
original papyri from the Turin collection, with the perspective of a peer-reviewed online
Free accommodation will be provided. The number of places is restricted to 15. A fee of € 300
will be charged. Travel to and from Turin cannot be covered and must be arranged individually
by the participants. Two successful applicants from Egypt who have no financial support from
their institution can receive a stipend to cover their fee and travel costs.
How to apply?
Applications should contain:
1 – Letter of motivation
2 – CV
3 – Letters of reference from two academic teachers, at least one of which commenting on the
applicant’s language skills in Coptic.
Please submit your application as PDF file to Elisabeth Kanarachou:
Applications must be submitted by 20 April 2023. Applicants will be informed by 20 May 2023
whether they have been successful.
Zeit & Ort
03.09.2023 - 10.03.2023
Museo Egizio in Turin