History and Cultural Heritage
This course is aimed at students who intend to acquire a solid historical and cultural background and to master the tools to operate in the field of knowledge and protection of the archaeological, historical and artistic heritage.
A heritage of all, of which our country is very rich: its protection – which is a fundamental commitment of the Republic, sanctioned by Article 9 of the Italian Constitution – today more than ever requires trained, competent operators able to respond to the challenges of the world that changes.
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
Often you can 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.
Procedures at the Italian Diplomatic Representatives
Non-EU citizens are invited to contact the Italian Diplomatic Representation of their countries as soon as possible in order to obtain all the required documents for the pre-enrollment at the University of Siena and for information regarding the VISA process.
EU citizens – Non EU citizens with regular permit to stay – Italians with degrees obtained abroad
They must contact the appropriate Italian Diplomatic Representation in order to obtain all the documents required for enrollment in the University of Siena.
The University of Siena requires all students to pass an English language exam, B1 level, which is also important for those wishing to participate in Erasmus exchange programs at English-speaking universities. This eligibility must be demonstrated by a qualifying examination administered by the Language Center.
Knowledge of the Italian Language
The Italian language proficiency test is mandatory for all non-EU candidates residing abroad who enroll in a course taught in Italian and who do not have a language certification that allows exemption from the test.
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available, please visit the university website for information.
In addition to in-presence teaching, which continues to be the preferred method also in the next Academic Year, every single lesson will be simultaneously live-streamed and/or video recorded and uploaded on our digital platform for subsequent viewing. This mode is essential for students who are temporarily unable to be on premises.
The tuition fee is calculated according to the country of origin and ranges from a minimum of € 756 to a maximum of € 2406 (per year).
Credits - 180 ECTS
Awards - BA (L-1 Class of degrees in cultural heritage)
This degree course aims to train a broad-spectrum cultural heritage operator, with the knowledge and skills to work, depending on the chosen address, as an expert at:
- archaeological parks
- institutions, companies, public and private bodies operating in the field of knowledge and protection of cultural heritage.
About this institute
University of Siena
The University of Siena is one of the most a prestigious and historical European Athenaeum (year of foundation 1240); through the centuries it has been consolidating an excellent quality of teaching and research. Now this University is facing a rapidly...
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