Saint Petersburg, Russia

Heritage Science (W)

blended course
when 24 January 2022 - 6 February 2022
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 350

The interdisciplinary educational course focused on the most essential tasks of Cultural Heritage preservation with a combined use of engineering and humanitarian knowledge. The aim of the school is to provide information about the current achievements in the use of physical, chemical, laser and optoelectronic techniques in Cultural Heritage preservation. Heritage Science is a new, but rapidly growing field of technical and natural sciences which deals with analysis, restoration and documentation of works of art.

Course leader

Chief coordinator for seasonal short-term programs: Nika Domanova ( ,

Target group

The School is focused on extra education of Bachelor's degree senior students and Master's degree students in physics, optics, electronics, electrical engineering, and materials science.

Course aim

This course includes lectures, practical training workshops and masterclasses that will acquire and/or upgrade understanding of students of complex problems of restoration, storage and exhibiting of artworks and their solution by means of the use of achievements of modern science.

Fee info

EUR 350: 30000 RUR (∼400-430 USD;∼330-350 Euro)
includes training, excursion program, study materials, migration support.