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International Conservation Field School, Apply by March 15

Published February 26, 2024

Art Restoration and Conservation International Field School (ARCIFS)

Stone Conservation; Paper Conservation; Painting Techniques

Amelia, Italy

Application Deadline: March 15, 2024

Class Duration: June 10 – July 5, 2024

Tuition:  €3,550 (apr. $3,811)

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Amelia International Conservation Studies (AICS) is a summer field school offering comprehensive education and training in the disciplines of historic preservation, restoration and conservation.

The program is structured to provide a unique platform for students to gain exceptional practical and theoretical knowledge through an array of lectures, activities, fieldwork, workshops and field trips.

Students are presented with an opportunity to develop their skills in art restoration and conservation, under the guidance of skilled industry professionals, while working on real conservation projects.


Tuition covers for 4 weeks, academic equivalent of 6 units of credit, travel within Italy as part of the program, materials and tools, a buffet reception, a final night dinner, and a welcome packet. The cost of shared housing is also included. Airfare, food, and insurance are not covered by the tuition. Here is a further breakdown of cost.

Course Options

  • Stone Conservation: Science and Ethics in Historic Preservation
  • Preserving our Past: Paper Conservation for Art and Archives
  • Experiencing Traditional Painting Materials, Methods and Restoration Issues – in the workshop of a Maestro

 Apply online here!


Questions, email Sotirios Kourtesis at