|Study location||Italy, Padua|
|Type||Master's degree, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||(Laurea magistrale in Storia dell'arte )|
|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)
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.
An efficient command of English language
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:
Places for non-European candidates residing outside Italy: 12 (2 for Chinese students joining the Marco Polo Project)
The degree programme offers a thorough and advanced training in historical and artistic disciplines as well as other related subjects, from historical to methodological ones, that have traditionally been taught at the University of Padua. Students will also develop considerable expertise in visual arts and its sectors. From a chronological perspective, the degree programme covers the timeframe from the Middle Ages to the modern and contemporary period. It also provides a geographical perspective through the analysis of the arts from the Byzantine to the Western and the non-European world.
Furthermore, the degree programme provides theoretical and practical skills on management and
protection of the historical and artistic heritage. A special focus will be given on technical aspects and the diverse artistic expressions (including miniature, drawing, applied arts and goldsmiths’ wares).
Graduates in History of art will have gained considerable expertise in history of criticism, collecting and protection of the historical and artistic heritage. They will also be able to use the main IT tools in their specific areas of competence.
The degree programme provides graduates with skills that enable them to:
- perform highly-responsible tasks in national, regional and local administration of cultural heritage and in specific institutions such as museums, superintendence, libraries, multimedia libraries, catalogue offices;
- enter the cultural industry and make the best of the acquired specialist skills while working in private foundations, restoration areas and cooperatives linked to the cultural heritage;
- work freelance as art experts.
Graduates in History of art can be admitted to short specialisation degrees as well as to Ph.D.
programmes. They may also consider a career as teachers in schools, upon obtaining their teaching qualification and successfully participating in calls for teaching, pursuant the current regulations.