International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
Joint Master Programme with Bangkok

Joint Master Programme with Bangkok

Master
Organizing institution(s): Institute of Conservation, University of Applied Arts Vienna
Austria/Thailand
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Location of event (if online/distance learning please specify): Vienna/Bangkok
The Institute of Conservation at the University of Applied Arts Vienna is currently launching a new study programme - Cultural Heritage Conservation and Management - together with Silpakorn University International College in Bangkok/Thailand, which is now open for application.

The Joint Master programme focuses on international project work, teaching and fostering of restoration related knowledge and practices, project- and site management, and the conservation of cultural property and world heritage (with focus on South-East Asia). Transcultural and interdisciplinary teaching formats, as well as stays in Asia, enable students to learn from and with each other.
Admission requirements:

The advanced 3-semester Master's programme is aimed at graduates in the field of restoration and conservation who already hold a diploma or equivalent degree (MA, Dipl.-Rest., 7 Semester BA) in this field. A good knowledge of English (B2 of the CEFR - Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) is required, as all classes are held in English.
Duration of the Programme: 3 semesters
Joint Degree: MA (Master of Arts)

Graduates of this programme are equipped with:
• knowledge of relevant aspects of Asian culture and history
• profound understanding of the international professional field of conservation and restoration, including relevant international organizations and networks
• transcultural communication and collaboration skills
• didactic and teaching skills to deliver basic conservation training to diverse groups of international students
• competence in communication and presentation
• advanced project (and site) management skills
• their own professional networks based on practical collaboration experiences during the Master programme

ADMISSION IS OPEN NOW
The admission procedure consists of two phases:
Phase 1: Written Application (in English)
• Curriculum Vitae / CV, including a list of publications if available
• Portfolio (in English) of recent works in conservation (up to 15 work samples of practical conservation, including 1 complete documentation of a conservation project)
• Motivation Letter, in which applicants outline their professional experience in conservation-restoration, preservation and protection of cultural heritage, motivation and expectations for applying for the programme
• Documents: copy of valid passport, copies of education certificates or degrees and evidence of English language proficiency
The application documents are to be sent as one PDF document to chcm@uni-ak.ac.at before expiry of the submission deadline.

Phase 2: Personal Interview
Pre-selected applicants are invited to an interview.

For additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us: chcm@uni-ak.ac.at
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