Programme code 


Qualification degree

Bachelor of Arts, Restorer

Level of qualification

University studies, First cycle, undergraduate (Bachelor)

Mode of study

Full-time, 4 years, 240 credits


The aim of the programme – to provide university education of art study field of the first cycle, develop artist‘s competences of creative activity and individual creative touch, to provide knowledge and understanding of art works (fine art and interior) analysis and restoration, heritage protection and management of cultural properties, art history, raise competences to carry out incomplicated or medium-complexity restoration works of works of art with regard to technical, aesthetic and ethical restoration requirements, develop competences to act in professional environment.

Profile of study programme

Program graduates are granted theoretical knowledge of general university education and study field, knowledge and understanding of art history development, artistic techniques and technologies and their development, ability to apply that knowledge (deepen, systematize, evaluate and apply in broader contemporary interdisciplinary contexts, professional activity);
Understanding and ability to apply the knowledge of heritage protection, underlying principles and laws of cultural properties management, restoration development and ethics of movable cultural properties;
Understanding and ability to apply the knowledge of cultural property analysis (historical, art criticism, chemical and physical research), restoration process, its techniques and technologies, their innovations, global practice of restoration;
Understanding, knowledge of an X movable cultural property (depending on chosen specialization) and ability to apply it in restoration, i.e. will have competence to solve incomplex or medium-complexity restoration problems (depending on specialization) of an X cultural property, prepare a restoration project (including analysis of a cultural property), to argue in favour of aptitude of intended restoration procedures and competently carry them out (i.e. will know and be able to apply means and methods of preventive protection, conservation, incomplex or medium-complexity restoration and renewal); ability according to the requirements record and document restoration process of a cultural property;
Competence to independently carry out the analysis of a cultural property according to the requirements for heritage protection (gathering and documenting information and data, systematization, evaluation, summation, presenting the analysis in a set form), where one demonstrates knowledge and application of appropriate historical and art criticism, physical (and chemical) research, analysis methods and resources; ability to evaluate, interpret analysis results and purposefully apply them in solving problems of restoration.

Occupational profiles of graduates

According to the set procedure of acquiring restorer‘s qualificational category of the Republic of Lithuania, graduates of this studies usually receive 3rd category restorer‘s category of cultural values. Programme graduates can work as restorers in museums and restoration companies, the sector of commercial restoration, create individually as well as in creative interdisciplinary collectives; work in the sphere of culture and education, where knowledge and application of culture and art history are necessary.

Study programme coordinator and study organization department

Assoc. prof. Alvydas Mandeika
Faculty of Vilnius


Lect. Bangutis Jonas Prapuolenis
Faculty of Telšiai

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