Master in Restoration and Conservation

University of Dubrovnik

Program Description

Master in Restoration and Conservation

University of Dubrovnik

Restoration and Conservation (wood, paper, textile, metal and ceramics)


The graduate study in Restoration and Conservation (wood, paper, textile, metal  and ceramics) lasts two years, i.e. four semesters (120 ECTS credits). Upon completion of the graduate study, students acquire the academic degree of  Master in Conservation and Restoration (wood, paper, textile, metal, ceramics).

Upon successful completion of this study, students are qualified for employment in  state  administration,  in  county  and/or  town  offices  in  charge  of  culture  and  monument  protection,  in  museums,  galleries,  restoration  and  conservation  workshops or archives, or they can start their own business. This study is the only one of its kind in Croatia, and it is fully in line with the Bologna  Declaration. The framework of this program implies the day to day cooperation of  teachers  and  students,  the mobility  of  both  teachers  and  students  during  the  course and the possibility for the students to enrol in any course of a similar profile  and level (expressed in ECTS credits) in universities of the European Union that  offer compatible studies.

Courses

1st year

  • Applied chemistry i/1
  • Applied chemistry i/2
  • Ethnology and folkloristics i and ii
  • Restoration of wood i and ii
  • Restoration of paper i and ii
  • Restoration of textiles i and ii
  • Restoration of metals i and ii
  • Restoration of ceramics i and ii
  • Artwork diagnostics (research Techniques) i
  • Artwork diagnostics (research Techniques) ii
  • Italian language i and ii
  • English language i and ii
  • Cultural heritage comparative law

Optional courses

  • Goldsmithery and jewellery
  • Calligraphy i
  • Calligraphy i
  • Modern physical methods and Measurement in conservation-restoration work


2nd year

  • Applied chemistry ii/1
  • Applied chemistry ii/2
  • Restoration of wood iii and iv
  • Restoration of paper iii and iv
  • Restoration of textiles iii and iv
  • Restoration of metals iii and iv
  • Restoration of ceramics iii and iv
  • Italian language iii and iv
  • English language iii and iv
  • Preventive conservation i
  • Preventive conservation ii
  • Artwork diagnostics (research techniques and sampling methodology) ii
  • Practice in dubrovnik or florence (writing a Final paper)

Optional courses

  • Illumination i
  • Illumination ii
  • History of graphic art
  • Economy of culture
  • Cultural heritage in croatia
  • Cultural heritage of Dubrovnik
  • Methods for cleaning varnished or painted
  • Surfaces
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Oct. 2016
Duration
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2 years
Full time
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Place
Croatia Dubrovnik
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