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

Joint Master Programme with Bangkok

Organizing institution(s): Institute of Conservation, University of Applied Arts Vienna
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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

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 before expiry of the submission deadline.

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

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