Research and teaching at the Institute of Archaeology are organized into prehistoric, biblical and classical archaeology (with an additional sub-department in medieval Islamic archaeology), and Civilizations of the Ancient Near East.

Labratories involved in research and teaching at The Institute of Archaeology include Computational Archaeology, Restoration & Conservation, Archaeological Materials and Ancient Technologies, Zooarchaeology Lab and Collection (at the Givat Ram campus), and the newly founded Program for Experimetal Archaeology all contribute to an open and dynamic learning and research environment. 

Graphic documentation and photography units provide technical support for the Institute’s excavations and research projects.