Master Programme Cultural Heritage Conservation and Management

Head: o. Univ.-Prof. Mag. art. Dr. phil. Gabriela Krist

The joint master programme Cultural Heritage Conservation and Management is a cooperation between the Institute of Conservation at Angewandte and the Silpakorn University International College in Bangkok.
It aims at graduates of conservation-restoration who intend to develop and refine their competences and skills.

More information on the programme here.


Admission to the programme is open to students holding a diploma or an equivalent degree (MA, Dipl.-Rest) in conservation-restoration and is subject to the general admission requirements of the University of Applied Arts Vienna. English proficiency (minimum level B2, CEFR) is required as the study programme is taught in English. Timely registration and successful completion of the entrance examination are prerequisite for the admission.  

The admission procedure consists of two phases:

Phase 1: Written Application

Applicants submit:
  • Curriculum Vitae / CV (in English), including a list of publications if available
  • Portfolio (in English) of recent works in conservation (up to 15 work samples of practical conservation, including 1 complete documentation of a conservation project)
  • Motivation Letter (in English), in which applicants outline their professional experience in conservation-restoration, preservation and protection of cultural heritage, motivation and expectations for applying for the programme
  • Documents (either in German or English): copy of valid passport, copies of education certificates or degrees and evidence of English language proficiency

The application documents are to be sent as one PDF document to before expiry of the submission deadline.

Phase 2: Personal Interview

Pre-selected applicants are invited to an interview held in English.

Admissions will be announced after the interview round.
Entrance Exam  


We regret to inform you that we need to postpone the admission process until 2022 due to Covid-19 pandemic.

Submission deadline for written application: January 2022
Interviews: January / February 2022
Please note: Binding information about the time period of the entrance exam can be given only by the Institute of Conservation.
Start of the programme: 1st March 2022