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Science and Technology for Study and Preservation of Cultural Heritage and Medium  Scienze e tecnologie per lo studio e la conservazione dei beni culturali e dei supporti della informazione

General information

Classification of Scholarly Field L-43 Conservation and restoration of culturale heritage
Application and Admission Open. How to apply.
Course Duration 3 years
Course Attendance Not mandatory
Course Language Italian
Course Location Lecture rooms in Città Studi - Milano
Head of Studies Luca Trombino
Course Website Programme Description

Course Objectives

Graduates in Science and Technology for Study and Preservation of Cultural Heritage and Medium possess the methodological, scientific and technological competences required to evaluate, also at an operational level, the conservation status of cultural heritage and to analyse the characteristic morphological and structural features and material properties of cultural goods.

They can pursue careers in the following sectors:

  • cultural heritage assessment
  • risk evaluation
  • the implementation of diagnostic projects geared at arresting processes of degeneration and instability
  • the restoration of data media as well as related information. 

Career and Employment

Graduates in Science and Technology for Study and Preservation of Cultural Heritage and Medium can enter professional roles in local bodies and specific institutions, such as Government offices, museums, libraries, and archives, in addition to professional organisations and companies that operate in the following sectors: archaeological excavation, restoration work, and the protection of cultural heritage, information and related support tools.

Career opportunities open to graduates include a range of new professional positions, such as:

  • specialists in geo-archaeology and archaeological science trained in the study, diagnosis and conservation of archaeological sites and objects, as well as excavation operation support
  • specialists in the use of analytical support techniques for philological historic studies through the classification of the material of the object, the diagnosis of any causes of degradation and the preparation of conservation projects
  • specialists capable of managing the entire evaluation process for historical, scientific, technological and naturalistic assets (scientific tools, archives, libraries, films and documentaries) from the acquisition stage to the analysis, diagnosis, conservation, protection, management (cataloguing, computerisation and digitalisation) optimisation, utilisation and diffusion stages
  • specialists in conservation status analysis, the identification and application of the most effective conservation, organisation and usage techniques, and the renovation of digital and analogue data carriers and the information contained.