CIfA is the leading professional body representing archaeologists working in the UK and overseas.

Many different people are employed in conserving, managing and understanding the historic environment. Seeking the advice and guidance of a professional archaeologist ensures you receive the best possible service.

Our members are professionally accredited and skilled in the study and care of the historic environment. They sign up to a rigorous Code of conduct, professional development (CPD) schemes and complaints procedures to uphold competence and standards in archaeology.

CIfA champions professionalism in archaeology, which is good for practitioners, clients and protects the public. We do this by setting standards, improving careers and promoting best practice.

CIfA News

24th November 2020

On Saturday 21 November, The Times published ‘Rival factions...

20th November 2020

The Francis Crick Institute are collaborating with archaeologists on developing sampling strategies where any data we generate on sex, ancestry,...

19th November 2020

At its meeting on 10 November, CIfA’s Board of Directors agreed the recommended minimum salary levels from April 2021. In making its decision this...

17th November 2020

We are pleased to announce that we have upgraded our application pages on the CIfA website. These bring together all the information about...

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