Programme code 


Qualification degree          

Master of Arts, Restorer

Level of qualification                

University studies, Second cycle, graduate (Master's)

Mode of study                            

Full-time, 2 years, 120 credits


The aim is to train a specialist-restorer for conservation of cultural heritage objects / properties, to choose methods for conservation-restoration and to apply for conservation-restoration heritage properties practical works, or to prepare a practical project for conservation-restoration or revitalization of heritage objects, taking into account the juridical acts of Lithuanian laws for heritage, its regulations and methods of work.

Profile of study programme

The program consists of five specializations for restorers: painting, mural painting, sculpture, textile, interior and architecture (this program was adopted by the Senate of Vilnius Academy of Arts, 2010.04.21.)
The aim of programme is to give additional knowledge about methods of protection and conservation, of heritage, their variety and apply them into practice. It is necessary to know the Lithuanian and International Acts for heritage protection and conservation-restoration. According to this program student gains ability to make a physical state diagnosis of property or object, the reason of decay; to prepare a research program; to take part in its implementation or to invite other specialists for research work; work out a project of conservation-restoration program, to take part in its practical implementation; to prepare the suggestions for conservation-restoration or recreation project (for interior or architectural heritage objects); having adopted it, to prepare the project for conservation-restoration in accordance with well grounded research data. Skills to take part in research and conservation-restoration works as a team and work with other restorers and heritage protection specialists. After graduation from Master's program a restorer has to apply for the State attestation of restorers.

Occupational profiles of graduates

A graduate of the Art, Architecture and Interior Restoration Programme can work in public institutions of the heritage protection, museums, private and state restoration institutions, heritage research centres, and engage in private restoration practice.

Study programme coordinator and study organization department

dr. Dalia Klajumienė
Vilnius faculty, Department of Restoration

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