The Faculty of Archaeology (formerly Institute of Archaeology) is one of the oldest scientific institutions at Adam Mickiewicz University, working since 1919. Its founder and first head was professor Józef Kostrzewski, one of the founders of Poznan University in 1919.
It became an independent faculty in 2019. Among its alumni are numerous eminent professors, members of many local and international associations, scientific organizations and leading specialists from almost all important archaeological institutions in Poland