Students will be met by project staff at the Burgas Airport (BOJ) on May 25 at 5:00 pm. The meeting point is at the arrival area. Look for a person carrying the “Balkan Heritage Program” sign. Students will be transferred from the meeting point to the field house via taxi service. If you arrive by bus from Sofia (or from elsewhere in the Balkans), contact project staff for meeting arrangements. Students are responsible for transportation back to the airport – or onward travel – at the end of the field school.
If you missed your connection or your flight was delayed/canceled, call, text or email the project staff (email: firstname.lastname@example.org ). Local contact information will be provided to enrolled students.
Citizens of EU, EEA, USA, Canada, Japan, Republic of Korea, Australia and New Zealand do not need a visa to visit Bulgaria for up to 90 days orany of the Bulgaria’s neighboring countries, except Turkey. However, the Turkish government facilitates tourism by providing the option for obtaining e-visa at www.evisa.gov.tr/en/.
Citizens of all other countries may need a visa. The Balkan Heritage Foundation can send an official invitation letter that should be used at the relevant embassy to secure a visa to the program.
For more information visit the Balkan Heritage Foundation web site at www.bhfieldschool.org/information/visa-help and the links provided there.
Students are able to get general information, essential travel basics and tips concerning the project location and the country at http://www.bhfieldschool.org/countries/bulgaria (for Bulgaria) and https://www.bhfieldschool.org/project/underwater-archaeology-in-the-black-sea (for the project). All students will receive a travel info-sheet with specific travel details prior to departure.