Borrimini's belltower at Sant’Andrea delle Fratte in Rome. Photo By: Stephanie Byrd

Borrimini’s belltower at Sant’Andrea delle Fratte in Rome.
Photo By: Stephanie Byrd

ICCROM – the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property – is now offering a course on Conservation of Built Heritage. The course will take place in Rome, Italy from February 28 – April 30, 2014.

Focusing on conservation technical issues and their relationship to planning and management issue, the course is meant for mid-career professionals in the conservation field with different career objectives – architects, archaeologists, engineers, planners, site managers, etc. – with a maximum of 20 students.

Bernini's "Pulcino della Minerva" outside Santa Maria sopra Minerva in Rome Photo By: Stephanie Byrd

Bernini’s “Pulcino della Minerva” outside Santa Maria sopra Minerva in Rome
Photo By: Stephanie Byrd

The program costs €900 (approximately $1200 with the current exchange rate), and requires a simple application and short essay. More thorough instructions and the application can be found here.

July 1, 2013 is the application deadline, so be sure to assemble your application for the opportunity to learn about heritage conservation in the Eternal City.

January 2011 exterior cleaning of the Pantheon. Photo By: Stephanie Byrd

January 2011 exterior cleaning of the Pantheon.
Photo By: Stephanie Byrd

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