Conservation Science and Technology for Cultural Heritage (MA)


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About Conservation Science and Technology for Cultural Heritage at Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Academic Year: 2018/2019

Level of qualification:
Master’s degree programme

Ministerial Degree Code:
LM-11 (Conservation Science for the Cultural Heritage)

This Master’s degree Programme prepares experts (conservation scientists) in the diagnostic and conservation of cultural heritage, providing solid interdisciplinary scientific training that combines chemistry, physics, biology, computer science and geology with innovative technologies for storage of artifacts. The training course is designed to prepare a professional figure able to interact with experts in other disciplines involved in the process of the protection and conservation of cultural assets, acting as a technical and scientific reference.

The graduate will be able to design and test new technologies for restoration work, to develop projects for prevention of damage and maintenance of cultural heritage and to run diagnostic tests for the characterization of artifacts.


Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics, Scientific Campus, via Torino 155, 30170 Venezia Mestre
For information please contact:

Head of studies:

Prof. Elisabetta Zendri (Teaching Commitee Coordinator,

Access to the programme:

Unlimited, with the possession of minimum entry requirements
(20 places are reserved for non-EU students residing abroad).

For further information:

Degree programme website:
How to apply:

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Notes about fees for this course

Cost of the Degree Programme :

  • EU students: 2061€ 
  • Non-EU students from OECD countries (Australia, Canada, Chile, South Korea, Japan, Iceland, Israel, Mexico, Norway, New Zealand, United States, Switzerland and Turkey): 2100€ 
  • Non-EU students from developing countries ( 700€
  • Students from all other countries: 1200€

In addition, Ca' Foscari offers students a variety of forms of financial aid: scholarships, exemptions and reduction of fees, student loans, prizes for outstanding dissertations and other forms of concession.
Some of the student loans involve agreements with banks allowing students to pay tuition fees on favourable terms. The most deserving students are entitled to an interest-free advance repayable a year after graduation.  
Students are also given the opportunity to participate in forms of student collaborations involving paid jobs within the university.

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Entry requirements

Admission requirements:

Admission onto the course requires the fulfillment of minimum curricular requirements and adequate personal preparation. You must also have a certified knowledge of English at least level B2.

Admission requirements are verifiable on the webpage dedicated to admission requirements.

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