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Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage

Master

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The UvA Master's programme Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage (Restauratiekunde) will introduce you to the theory and practice of conservation.
You will take courses in applied Conservation science as well as in the humanities and natural sciences, such as Art History, Conservation History, Conservation Science and Chemistry.
A conservator-restorer works on the material preservation of cultural heritage. Conservation has historically been regarded as a trade: the conservator-restorer was trained as an artist or by fellow practitioners. Today, training for a career in conservation normally starts with a regular degree programme, usually at an academic level and is rooted in the idea of the irreplaceability of the art object and its technical and contextual complexity. The conservator-restorer represents an essential link within multidisciplinary collaborative research and material care for cultural heritage, where conservators, archaeologists, scientists and anthropologists all play a role.
The MA programme in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage (Restauratiekunde) lasts two years and is followed by a two-year postgraduate track. Upon completing this programme, you will be nationally and internationally qualified as a conservator-restorer.

Language

English

Title

Master of Science

Duration

2 years

ECTS credits

Accreditation

NVAO

Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530

€ 17,380

€ 15,800


Admission

Application requirements

The Master's in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage is open to students with a Bachelor’s degree in:
- the humanities, preferably with a minor in Conservation and Restoration;
- the sciences, preferably with a minor in Conservation and Restoration.

Bachelor’s degrees in Art History, Cultural Studies, History, Archaeology, Materials Science and Chemistry provide a particularly suitable basis.

Please see: www.uva.nl/ma-conservation-and-restoration > Application and admission.

Check when you can start and what you have to pay!

Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
€ 17,380
€ 15,800
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
2 Sep '24 1 Feb '24 1 Feb '24

Contact

University of Amsterdam

Main address
Gebouw E, Roetersstraat 11
1018 WB Amsterdam
020-525 1401

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