University of Barcelona

Direction of Conservation and Restoration Projects (biennial)


Curricular external placements

The Master includes the completion of a period of placement, the Practicum, which is compulsory for all students, and which involves a collaboration and stay in an institution, organization or company that is relevant to the heritage conservation and restoration.

To carry out the Work Experience Section of Conservació- Restaració maintains relationships and collaborates with several institutions and companies in the Catalan and Spanish, without ruling out foreign institutions.  The Practicum is done according to the terms of the agreement that was signed previously.

Students will have two tutors, one assigned to the institution and one of the Masters. Both must coordinate and monitor the activities, being the master of the teachers responsible for the evaluation of the subject.

At the end of the practicum, students must submit a report on its activities during the probationary period. The final report of the practicum will serve as evidence for the evaluation and rating of the course. A copy of this report must be submitted to the institution where activities were performed.

Skills developed in the course:
- Prepare for problem solving and decision making
- Develop relationships with the custodians of cultural property
- Promote the multidisciplinary work, with proper interaction and using a common language
- Promote knowledge of the problems of the enjoyment and preservation of heritage


  • Rehearse, individual
  • Monitoring of the Practicum
  • Report. Final report of the practices

The evaluation will be the final report as evidence of work experience. For the rating also takes into account the track practicum supervisor of both the institution as the master, as well as its evolution during the period of realization.


Institutions which there is agreement with:

  • Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC)
  • Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)
  • Museu Marítim de Barcelona (MMB)
  • Museu d'Història de Barcelona (MUHBA)
  • Consorci del Patrimoni de Sitges
  • VINSEUM, Vilafranca del Penedès
  • Museu Picasso de Barcelona
  • Arxiu Nacional de Catalunya
  • Fundació Gal·la -Salvador Dalí, Figueres
  • Museu de Gavà
  • Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao
  • Centre de Restauració de Béns Mobles de la Generalitat de Catalunya (CRBMC)
  • Patrimoni Facultat de Belles Arts de la Universitat de Barcelona
  • Museo de Calatayud
  • Fundació Arranz Bravo
  • Fundació Universitària A. Pedro Pons
  • Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona
  • Institut de Cultura de Barcelona (ICUB)
  • ARC- Nucleart  - CEA, Grenoble
  • Centre de Conservation et de Restauration du Patrimoine (CCRP), (Perpignan, Francia)
  • Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Sabadell
  • Monestir de Sant Pere de les Puel.les, Barcelona
  • Servei d'Arqueologia de Barcelona
  • Agència Catalana del Patrimoni Cultural. Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya – Empúries
  • CRIP. Centre de Restauració i Interpretació Paleontològic. Els Hostalets de Pierola
  • Monestir de Sant Pere de les Puel.les, Barcelona
  • J.M Bonet Vitralls S.L., Barcelona
  • Biblioteca Universitària de Vilnius (Vilnius, Lituània)
  • Beijing Weiji International Preservation Center, (Beijing, China)
  • Victoria and Albert Museum (Londres, Reino Unido)
  • Centre Restauració de Béns Culturals Mobles (CRBCM), Sant Cugat
  • Instituto Andaluz de Patrimonio Histórico (IAPH), Sevilla
  • Archivo Municipal de Lisboa (archivo fotográfico). (Lisboa, Portugal)
  • Centro Nacional de Cons.-Rest. de Chile. (Santiago de Chile, Chile)

Non-curricular external placements

Students can do non-curricular external placements in Spain and outside of Spain while they are students of the master's degree (from September 15th of the course in which credits have been enrolled and until the following September 15th).

In the case of non-curricular placement, the student is the one who is in charge of obtaining this type of placement by making the contacts and applying as a candidate to the possible host companies or institutions. Once the student has been accepted, he / she will notify the placement’s coordinator of the master who will transfer the information to the Secretary for Students and Teaching, which will be in charge of managing the agreement and the training project.

Requirements for non-curricular internships in Spain are:

- a previous educational project of the company or institution (tasks to be carried out)

- a report of the student at the end

- a limit of 400h in total

- a limit of 5 h / day

- a minimum remuneration of € 5 / h


Requirements for non-curricular internships outside of Spain are:

- a previous educational project of the company or institution (tasks to be carried out)

- a report of the student at the end

- a limit of 400h in total

- a limit of 5 h / day

- minimum economic remuneration according to the regulations of each country, if applicable.