|Study location||Italy, Padua|
|Type||Master's degree, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Study language||combined Italian/English|
|Awards||(Laurea magistrale in Scienze archeologiche )|
|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.
|Application fee||€30 one-time
This fee is non-refundable.
In order to accept your place at the University of Padua, the payment of the first instalment is required. This fee is non-refundable.
Bachelor diploma (or equivalent)
A minimum three-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) is required
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
You can often get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents with you when you finally go to the university.
If you are admitted to the degree course, you will have to submit other documents including original and translated/legalised copies of your previous qualifications, etc. No legalised documents are required at application stage.
B1 Level (CEFR) or equivalent certificate
Competence can be self-assessed on the basis of proper academic, work or personal experiences.
It is possible, but not compulsory, to include a language certification for the required level.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Italian language requirement
B2 Level (CEFR) or equivalent certificate
The following students do NOT need to submit evidence of Italian language proficiency:
The degree programme provides advanced scientific, speculative and operative methodological skills in archaeology and in history of pre-protohistorical, classical and medieval art. It also provides a solid foundation in ancient history and history of written sources.
The degree programme aims at developing abilities in cataloging, conservation, management and enhancement of the archaeological, artistic, documentary and monumental heritage through IT and telecommunication tools for monumental and archaeological areas surveys, classification of finds, image processing and IT management of scientific texts. It combines theoretical training with direct experience (work placement and workshops) within archaeological excavations. This kind educational path aims at strengthening previously gained skills in: methods for stratigraphic archeological digs, ground reconnaissance, use of graphic, photographic and topographic tools for surveys and computer processing of archaeological data.
- Curriculum “Metodi e prospettive per lo studio delle culture”
- An English-taught study track – Applied sciences to art, archaeological materials and sites – is available starting from a.y. 2021/22
The degree programme trains professional archaeologists able to work in: institutions such as (Superintendence of Archeology, Fine Arts and Landscape, national museums, archaeological parks, regional superintendence); companies, cooperatives, private groups collaborating with the bodies responsible for the protection of the archaeological heritage. These qualified graduates will be able to work as consultants for the designing and management of archaeological sites and parks; or as museum education officers in civic and public museums. They will be also qualified experts to be employed in study and research institutes concerning archaeological heritage within public and private bodies and foundations at local as well regional level. Graduates may also work in publishing houses, magazines and other media specialized in the archaeological field.