• 1974-1982    Study in Mainz, Bonn, Oxford
  • 1982             PhD at Mainz
  • 1982-1983    Traveling Award by The German Archaeological Institute (Europe,     
  •                     Africa, Asia)
  • 1983-1984     Liebieghaus – City Gallery of Sculpture at Frankfort/M
  • 1984-1985     German Archaeological Institute Damascus
  • 1985-1990     German Protestant Institute for Archaeology Amman
  • 1990-2007     Lecturer (Privatdozent, ap. Professor) at Mainz
  • 1991             German Archaeological Instititute San‘a’, Yemen
  • 1995             Habiliation at Mainz
  • 1995-1997    Chief Editor at Philipp von Zabern Publishers Mainz
  • 1997-2007     Scientific Research Program Director at Mainz
  • 1997             Traveling Award by The German Archaeological Institute (America)
  • 2001-2003     Guest Professor at Paris
  • 2003-2004     Instructor at the National Museum Damascus
  • 2004             Außerplanmäßiger (apl) Professor at Mainz
  • 2004-2009     Excavation and Survey Director in Libya (Lebda, Tolmeitha)
  • 2008-2010     Scientific Research Program Director at Mainz
  • 2010-2016     Guest Professor (Fachlector, DAAD) at The University of Jordan, 
  •                     Amman
  • 2016-2017     Member of The Institute of Advanced Study Princeton, NJ
  • 2016-now      Guest Professor (Langzeitdozent) at The German-Jordanian University

Educational Background

Research Interests

Greek and Roman Sculpture of Bilad al-Sham, Vernacular and Regional Architecture in the Levant, Historical Geography in the Levant, Byzantine literary and epigraphic sources in Bilad al-Sham, Data Bases in Classics

  • Scientific Assistant at The German Archaeological Institute Damascus (1984-85), Director of the German Protestant Institute for Archaeology Amman;
  • Academic Teaching at Mainz (since 1990), Paris (201-2003), Amman (2010 to present)
  • Archaeological fieldwork in Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen, Libya, Greece

Member of  the German Archaeological Institute (since 1988)

Member of the Institute of Advanced Study Princeton (2016-2017)

Various honorary grants by different institutions

Selected Publications

2016 Prof.Thomas.Weber-Karyotakis (6470), Turshan, Nizar – Lepaon,"The Great Eastern Baths at Gerasa – Report on the 2016 Campaign",Department of Antiquities of Jordan,This report gives an outline on the exploration of the largest bathing complex within the Roman city of Gerasa in the Decapolis from the early 19th century to the present.,Amman (preprint),2016
2016 Thomas M. Weber-Karyotakis – Frederik Berger,"The Western Chora and Necropolis of Ptolemaïs",DEPARTMENT OF ANTIQUITIES OF LIBYA,Libya Antiqua, new series 9, 2016, 23-39,Pisa,Italy,2016 [View]
2016 Jean-Marie Dentzer , Thomas.Weber-Karyotakis ,"Le sanctuaire et l'agglomeration",Institut Français du Proche-Orient,Sahr al-Ledja Vol. I, Hauran IV, Bibliothèque Archéologique et Historique Vol. 209,Beyrouth,2016
2016 Thomas M. Weber-Karyotakis , Omar Abdalqader al-Ghul,"القدس في الحقبة الرومانية المبكرة",محمد عدنان البخيت , حسين محمد القهواتي,تاريخ مدينة القدس عبر التاريخ,amman , Jordan,2016