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Applied sciences to cultural heritage, materials and sites

Tuition fee €2,529 per year

In order to accept your Offer at the University of Padova, you must pay the first instalment of tuition fees. Information on 2021/22 fees is not yet available, but the amounts will be more or less the same of 2020/21.
The total amount of tuition fees due per each academic year can be significantly waived based on your “Equivalent Economic Status Index – ISEE”. For further information on how to obtain your ISEE and other income-based reductions, see: www.unipd.it/en/tuition-fees

Application fee €30 one-time

This fee is non-refundable.

Deposit €188 one-time

In order to accept your place at the University of Padua, the payment of the first instalment is required. This fee is non-refundable.

More information

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Overview

The Master’s degree acknowledges the recent scientific advances in the investigation of cultural heritage materials at different scales, from the site/landscape survey to diagnostics at the molecular and atomic levels, and the interpretation of derived information. Based on truly interdisciplinary collaborations, the programme offers the theoretical background and the necessary practical knowledge towards the application of scientific methods to archaeological and cultural heritage materials.

Programme structure

Integrated analysis of cultural heritage materials, Geomorphology of archaeological landscapes and sites, Suite of courses on Materials properties and conservation (stone materials, binders, biomaterials), Geoarchaeology and micromorphology, Dating techniques, Geophysics for cultural heritage, Macromolecules and genetics, Communication and digital experience in cultural heritage, Historical buildings and sites, Suite of courses on Materials properties and conservation (ceramics, pigments, metals, glass), Remote sensing for archaeology, Databases and data processing, Authentication, History and theory of restoration, Management and valorization of cultural heritage

The programme structure and the focus on materials are very different from existing programmes in Italy and in most EU countries.

Selected students may also have the possibility to achieve a double degree with the University of Haifa (Maritime archaeological heritage) and with the University of Bordeaux Montaigne (Archaeological Sciences).

The programme is a study track – held completely in English – of the Master’s degree programme in Scienze archeologiche

Career opportunities

Graduates work as archaeologist, archaeological scientists, consultants and planners for diagnostic programs of sites and CH objets, managers of archaeological sites, consultants and planners for Museums, consultants and planners for conservation programs. In Italy, they can specialize further and enroll in the list of professional archaeologists. Their competences and knowledge will be unique for the interpretation and valorization of archaeological and CH materials.

Apply now! Academic year 2021/22
This intake is not applicable
Apply now! Academic year 2022/23
Application start
Nov 2, 2021
Application deadline
2 Feb 2022 23:59:59
Europe/Rome time
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2022
Apply now! Academic year 2022/23
Application start
May 3, 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Academic year 2021/22
This intake is not applicable
Apply now! Academic year 2022/23
Application start
Nov 2, 2021
Application deadline
2 Feb 2022 23:59:59
Europe/Rome time
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2022
Apply now! Academic year 2022/23
Application start
May 3, 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Oct 1, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States