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

20th October 2020

As the professional body for archaeologists, we have a responsibility to investigate allegations that a CIfA-accredited archaeologist or...

16th October 2020

18 October marks World Menopause Day and we want to start a conversation on menopause and archaeology.

The NHS describes the Menopause as...

12th October 2020

Last week we devoted much of our Twitterspace to shinning a spotlight on dyslexia in archaeology. Coinciding with Dyslexia Awareness Week 2020, we...

12th October 2020

CIfA and UAUK have announced that Queen's University Belfast is the first university outside England to receive accreditation for a degree...

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