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

6th November 2019

There are several projects currently underway that CIfA are either leading on or collaborating on that focus on different aspects of professional...

6th November 2019

We have an opportunity for volunteers to join CIfA’s Information Management Group committee.

29th October 2019

This free open day returns on Saturday 2nd November to Christ the Cornerstone Church, 300 Saxon Gate, Milton Keynes, MK9 2ES....

28th October 2019

We are pleased to launch our new look website!

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