Program Details

The 10 week program syllabus includes six main units: Unit 1. Introduction to Archaeology Unit 2. Introduction to Conservation and Heritage Management Unit 3. Survey, Documentation and Recording Unit 4. Condition Assessment Conservation plan and Stabiliza
Location:
Haifa, Israel
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester, Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Saving The Stones is designed to give the foundation needed to begin a career in conservation of built heritage It is a 10 week practical training internship designed for participants from inter-disciplinary backgrounds such as: archaeology, architecture art history, urban planning, civil engineering, and more.

The 10 week program syllabus includes six main units: Unit 1. Introduction to Archaeology Unit 2. Introduction to Conservation and Heritage Management Unit 3. Survey, Documentation and Recording Unit 4. Condition Assessment Conservation plan and Stabilization Unit 5. Building technologies and materials Unit 6. On-Site Conservation (group project)

During the program participants will: Gain better understanding of conservation procedures and theoretical basis; Acquire skills for practical conservation in order to apply them on all scale projects; Get acquainted with built heritage and history of Israel and the Mediterranean region; Join current conservation teams and experts to engage in active heritage sites; Develop a greater understanding of the underlying meaning connected to the rehabilitation of an historic living city by living within the historic city, side-by-side with local residents.
Cost:
Basic training program: 6000$ (USD) Basic training program + practicum (6 weeks): 7500$ Tuition includes: course fee,study tours, cultural and social events,transportation during regular program activities, personal tool kit, cours book, basic material supply, accommodation in shared furnished apartment.

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