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Conservazione e Restauro dei Beni Culturali

Tuition fee €3,500.00 per year

Tuition fee for non-EU students who enter Italy with a study visa is based on flat rate and depends on the citizenship.
If non-EU students come from a family with limited financial resource, they can choose to have their tuition fee calculated according to their family income (from €156,00 to €3.985,00 per year).
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Overview

The course is aimed at training the Restorer of Cultural Heritage and qualification for Restoration profession of Cultural Heritage
The venue of the course is the city of Cremona.
The course includes scientific and technical-practical activities, including historical study and framing, material constitution and diagnosis of the state of conservation, aimed at the preparation and execution of a correct restoration project and / or control and prevention of degradation processes.
To pursue the planned objectives and allow the student to tackle problems related to conservation and restoration from the beginning of the course, practical laboratory activities are distributed over the five years.
In order to train the restorer, therefore, knowledge and skills are required in different areas and for each training path there are in terms of CFUs (total: 300):
176 CFUs – frontal teaching and exercises at the University of Pavia and Polytechnic of Milan and in Cremona offices, carried out in the following fields:
- Restoration (history and theories of restoration)
- Humanistic (museology, librarianship, history of art, musicology and history of music, ethnomusicology, paleography)
- Scientific (biology, chemistry, physics, design, computer science)
- Legal-economic (Legislation of cultural heritage and business economics)
100 CFUs: in restoration laboratories
24 CFUs: final exam (12CFUs of internship)
In terms of HOURS (total 4246 hours):
1146: frontal teaching and exercises at the facilities of the University of Pavia and the Polytechnic of Milan, Cremona offices, carried out in the following areas:
- Restoration (history and theories of restoration)
- Humanistic (museology, librarianship, history of art, musicology and history of music, ethnomusicology, paleography)
- Scientific (biology, chemistry, physics, design, computer science)
- Legal-economic (Legislation of cultural heritage and business economics)
2500 hours: in restoration laboratories
600 hours: for the final exam (which includes the preparation of a thesis, which, as a rule, is experimental and involves a 300-hour training activity on a topic related to the conservation and restoration of cultural heritage)

Programme structure

Study plan and further information are available at this link

Career opportunities

Graduates in Conservazione e restauro dei beni culturali may find positions related to their skills in laboratories and renovation companies, collaborate with institutions of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities responsible for the protection of Cultural Heritage (superintendence, musea, archives, libraries, etc.), with companies and professional organizations in the sector, with public and private institutions as well as research organizations operating in the field of conservation, not to mention renovation and enhancement of cultural heritage.
In particular, graduates who have followed PFP6 will find employment as conservators and restorers of musical instruments, tools, scientific and technical instruments at musea and institutions both in Italy and abroad.

Apply now! Academic year 2019/20
Application start
Jul 3, 2019
Application deadline
Aug 25, 2019 23:59
UTC time
Notes
THE ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE PUBLISHED WITHIN JUNE
Studies commence
Sep 30, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States