Studies on the interdisciplinary field of Cultural Heritage and Science/Technology offer the great potential of a modern and balanced educational syllabus; they also produce an ideal platform for holistic approaches that are guaranteed by the creative mixing of up-to-date methodologies with archaeological science, archaeometry and cultural heritage technologies.
CultTech operates within the Peloponnese, an advanced natural and cultural environment that hosts a plethora of historical, archaeological sites and monuments. A key issue for CultTech is its orientation towards hands-on research thus offering post-graduate research training and the potential of the implementation of a diploma dissertation closely related or within ongoing research projects.
The programme is a collaboration between the Department of History, Archaeology and Cultural Resources Management, University of the Peloponnese, the National Center for Scientific Research Demokritos and the National Observatory of Athens. The official language of the programme is English. The duration is 3 semesters (two semesters of taught courses and one for the implementation of the dissertation thesis).
During the Academic Year, educational visits at National Center for Scientific Research Demokritos and National Observatory of Athens are scheduled for MSc students as well as field trips around the Peloponnese region and Navarino Environmental Observatory at Costa Navarino Pylos.
Students from the fields of archaeology, cultural heritage management, conservation, materials science and engineering are welcomed to apply.
The programme takes place in Kalamata, Greece.