Institute of Archaeological Studies
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Am Bergbaumuseum 31
D-44791 Bochum

Office Hours
on appointment

+49 (0)234 32-22551



Dr. Baoquan Song

Research Interests

  • Survey methods with focus on aerial archaeology
  • Archaeology in North Rhine-Westphalia and China
  • Computer applications in archaeology

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2010 Aerial archaeology in Westphalia
  • 2006 Archaeological surveys in Iran
  • 2005-2007 Archaeological surveys in Georgia
  • 2004-2008 Archaeological surveys in Romania
  • Since 2003 Aerial archaeology at the Lower Rhine with the focus on the Xanten region
  • 2003 Archaeological surveys in Spain
  • Since 2001 Research assistant at the Chair for Prehistoric Archaeology at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum.
  • 1997 Aerial surveys in Chifeng, autonomous region of Inner Mongolia, North China.
  • 1996 Aerial surveys in Henan, Central China.
  • 1992-1994 Research assistant of the research project "Einsatzmöglichkeiten moderner Luftbildarchäologie in der VR China" (“Field application of modern aerial archaeology in the People’s Republic of China”)
  • 1992 Doctorate at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum.
  • 1982-1988 Studies of Prehistoric Archaeology, Classical Archaeology and Chinese History at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum.
  • 1980-1982 Studies of History and Museology at the Nankai-University of Tianjin and attendance at the Shanghai-College and the Tongji-University Shanghai.
  • Born in 1961 in Tianjin, People’s Republic of China

Research Projects