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Conservation - restoration, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The Master’s programme in Conservation and Restoration conducted by SUPSI as part of the Swiss Conservation-Restoration Campus teaches students the specialist skills required for the restoration of wall paintings, stucco-work and stone surfaces.

Programme Structure

The didactic programme focuses on site and laboratory practice, integrated with scientific methodologies and innovative techniques that can help students to develop independent experimental and research skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Admission to the Master's programme in Conservation-Restoration is subject to having passed an aptitude test which is open to applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree in Conservation or with a qualification considered as equivalent. The aptitude test assesses the following aspects: professional and academic curriculum, manual skills in the specialist sector, the ability to understand observed phenomena of alteration and degradation and the methodological approach.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2736 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1368 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2736 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1368 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Manno

  • 1540 - 2130 CHF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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