PhD in Management and development of cultural heritage
Applications are now being accepted for the Management and Development of Cultural Heritage (MDCH) track within the 2013/14 PhD program at IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca. The track aims at providing students with both a research-oriented education and specific knowhow for the management of culture and cultural heritage. Students are offered direct contact with different research approaches and methodologies related to cultural heritage (and landscape) formation, functions and historical changes; art history; history of the social, scientific and political role of images; management of cultural heritage; technologies applied to the fruition of cultural heritage.
All courses are held, in English, by world-renowned researchers. The track proposes research oriented courses, further enriched by research seminars that are offered to transmit highly-specific and avant-garde concepts and, at the same time, to be accessible to a wide student audience.
Students within the MDCH track will also have the possibility of performing advanced research in the following research units:
• Center for the interdisciplinary Analysis of Images. Objects, Spaces, Images: individual Experience and social Behaviors (LYNX)
• Laboratory for the Analysis of Complex Economic Systems (AXES)
• Laboratory of Innovation Management and Economics (LIME)
PhD students, besides receiving the standard research scholarship of €13,600/year (amount established by Italian law), are offered on-campus housing on a brand-new and fully integrated campus in the historical center of the beautiful Tuscan city of Lucca, and daily access to the canteen. Students also get the opportunity to spend research periods abroad during the program.
Please note that 5 additional scholarships have been made available for candidates by the Institute of Information Science and Technologies - ISTI (an institute of the Italian National Research Council - CNR), who is active in themes related to the use of ICT technologies in the field of Cultural Heritage both in terms of valorization and analysis (e.g. CH applications of data management and data mining technologies).
To find out more about the institute, the MDCH track, and how to apply, please see our website.
The deadline for applications is July 17th 2013, 6 pm Italian time
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Deadline for applications – July 17th 2013, 6 pm Italian time
Tuition & Financial Aid
Financial Aid Offered: No