International Institute for Restoration and Preservation Studies
San Gemini Preservation Studies is a summer field school that organizes several programs in the field of restoration and conservation including these 4-week courses:
Analysis, Documentation and Restoration of Archaeological Ceramics - OPEN
Touching the Stones. Historic Buildings Restoration and Analysis - OPEN
Paper Conservation and Restoration - OPEN
Book Bindings Restoration - OPEN
Traditional Italian Painting - Materials and Methods - OPEN
Carsulae Archaeological Survey
The programs work in collaboration with the excavation project of the Roman Baths in Carsulae. The programs include both classes and hands-on field work. All academic activities are held in English.
Period(s) of Occupation:
Ancient Roman - Middle Ages
The 4 week program in ceramics conservation will work on materials coming from the excavations at the Roman Baths in Carsulae.
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers:
Room and Board Arrangements
see website for details.
Name of institution offering credit:
SGPS is not an accredited university. Our courses are rated by units (equivalent to credit units). Participants receive a letter-graded evaluation and, if requested, an official certificate of completion. Participants that want to receive accredited college or university credit must apply to our program through West Virginia University. Many students are able to get independent study credit through their home universities and participants should consult their student advisers to see if that option is available to them.
Number of credits offered
6 per program is recommended