Program Details

What will I gain from the program? An understanding of the complete conservation procedure through the implementation of a practical real-life project Theory and application of built heritage conservation through direct interaction with the site A real
Location:
Cusco, Peru; Dodoma, Tanzania, United Republic of; Amsterdam, Netherlands
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
This five-week immersive conservation field school encompasses the complete built heritage conservation process through hands-on experiential field work on the historic Ottoman period seaside fortifications. Taught by veteran practical conservators of the Israel Antiquities Authority, the program focuses on on-site fieldwork from survey and planning through active interventions. Who should attend? The field school is open to participants who have completed at least their second year of university studies, in all educational backgrounds. Little to no experience is necessary, but an interest in practical conservation and the preservation of built heritage is paramount!

What will I gain from the program? An understanding of the complete conservation procedure through the implementation of a practical real-life project Theory and application of built heritage conservation through direct interaction with the site A real contribution to the conservation of a high profile, significant heritage site Work experience alongside conservation specialists, archaeologists, and architects of the highest professional level within the framework of the Israel Antiquities Authority Familiarity with built heritage and history of Israel and the Mediterranean region

Setting Description:
Old Acre, an historic port city on the northern coast of Israel.
Cost:
$2,700

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