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Applied Sciences to Art, Archaeological Materials and Sites

University of Padua

24 months
2529 EUR/year
2529 EUR/year
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The Applied Sciences to Art, Archaeological Materials and Sites degree from University of Padua acknowledges the recent scientific advances in the investigation of cultural heritage materials at different scales, from the site/landscape survey to diagnostics at the molecular and atomic levels, and the interpretation of derived information.


Based on truly interdisciplinary collaborations, the Applied Sciences to Art, Archaeological Materials and Sites programme from University of Padua offers the theoretical background and the necessary practical knowledge towards the application of scientific methods to archaeological and cultural heritage materials.

Career opportunities

Graduates work as archaeologist, archaeological scientists, consultants and planners for diagnostic programs of sites and CH objets, managers of archaeological sites, consultants and planners for Museums, consultants and planners for conservation programs. 

In Italy, they can specialize further and enroll in the list of professional archaeologists. 

Their competences and knowledge will be unique for the interpretation and valorization of archaeological and CH materials.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Integrated analysis of cultural heritage materials
  • Geomorphology of archaeological landscapes and sites
  • Suite of courses on Materials properties and conservation (stone materials, binders, biomaterials)
  • Geoarchaeology and micromorphology
  • Dating techniques
  • Geophysics for cultural heritage
  • Macromolecules and genetics
  • Communication and digital experience in CH

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor diploma (or equivalent)
  • A minimum three-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Chemical and Physical Sciences, Engineering, Computers Sciences, Architectural and Environmental Sciences, Geological Sciences, Geography, Turism Sciences, Cultural Heritage, Archaeology, or Human Sciences, with proven skills and/or motivation in Archaeological Sciences and Conservation of Cultural Heritage.
  • The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
  • You can often get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
  • You must take the original entry qualification documents with you when you finally go to the university.
  • If you are admitted to the degree programme, you will have to submit other documents including original and translated/legalised copies of your previous qualifications, etc. No legalised documents are required at application stage.
  • English language at B2 level (CEFR) or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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    2529 EUR/year
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Our tuition fees are balanced according to your family’s income and will not exceed 2600 euros per year. Also, we offer a wide range of funding opportunities.

Living costs for Padua

750 - 1100 EUR /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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