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Applied Sciences to Cultural Heritage, Materials and Sites

Tuition fee €2,642 per year

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Application fee €30 one-time

This fee is non-refundable.

Deposit €204 one-time

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

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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, ceramics, pigments, metals, glass), Geoarchaeology and micromorphology, Dating techniques, Geophysics for Cultural Heritage and Civil Engineering, Macromolecules and genetics, Communication and digital experience in cultural heritage, Historical buildings and sites, Remote Sensing for Geomorphology and 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 archaeologists, 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 programmes. 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 valorisation of archaeological and CH materials.

Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application period has ended
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application start
2 Mar 2024
Application deadline
2 May 2024, 23:59:59
Central European Time
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application period has ended
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024
Apply now! Academic year 2024/25
Application start
2 Mar 2024
Application deadline
2 May 2024, 23:59:59
Central European Time
Studies commence
1 Oct 2024