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Location: Piazza Palazzo Vecchio, 10, 05029 San Gemini TR, Italy
Season: June 3, 2023 to August 12, 2023
Session Dates: Session One: June 5 – June 30, 2023 Intersession Preservation Tour - Siena, Florence and Rome: July 2 – 11, 2023 Session Two: July 17 - August 11, 2023
Application Deadline: March 15, 2023
Deadline Type: Contact for Details
International Institute for Restoration and Preservation Studies
San Gemini Preservation Studies is a summer field school that organizes courses in the field of restoration and conservation, including these 4-week courses:
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 includes the analysis and conservation of archaeological objects from the Museo della Storie di Bergamo and the Parco del Colosseo.
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 4 weeks
Minimum Age: 18
Experience Required: Introductory courses at various levels, including college level, graduate level and audit.
Room and Board Arrangements:
Participants stay in apartments or houses that are available in the town of San Gemini. SGPS organize the housing. Cost is $600 per 4-week program. Single accommodations are available for an additional fee. See website for more information.
6 units per program are recommended credits. 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. Base tuition is $3,900.
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