The Master of Conservation of Monuments and Sites at KU Leuven offers an intensive international and interdisciplinary collaboration, run by the RLICC (Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation). The RLICC has more than 45 years of experience in training, research and consulting in the field of the preservation of built heritage.
Graduates master the necessary common language, critical perspective, research methodologies and practices as are to be used in the conservation of monuments and sites by the international guidelines, charters and literature. Employment options for graduates from the MCMS are various and widespread.
Alumni are currently working in cultural heritage institutes and organisations as well as independent professionals. They display highly appreciated professional experience in private architecture and restoration offices as well as in leadership and policymaking positions in regional, national and international conservation institutions such as UNESCO, ICOMOS and the Council of Europe. All levels of the heritage administration, be they regional, national or international, count MCMS alumni among their ranks.
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Conservation of Architectural Heritage: History, Theory and Practice
Building Materials and Conservation Techniques
Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Development
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- 18 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesArchitecture General Engineering & Technology View 7 other Masters in Architecture in Belgium
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Each application is judged individually by its merits being academic (study results) and/or based on professional experience. The selection committee also aims at achieving a multidisciplinary and international group of students. The Programme limits its yearly intake (1st year) to a maximum of 30 students.
- Active knowledge of English [TOEFL (Computer-based test 213 pt., Internet-based test 79 - 80 pt., Paper-based test 550 pt.) or IELTS (6.5 - 7.5 pt.)
- Admission decisions are based upon evaluation of a complete application file.
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International6600 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6600 EUR per year during 18 months.
EU/EEA6600 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6600 EUR per year during 18 months.
Living costs for Leuven
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.