Restoration of Fine and Applied Art Objects

54.03.04In english and russian

Level of education Bachelor

Type of instruction Full-time

Duration 4 years

Programme description
  • The bachelor's programme ‘Restoration of Fine and Applied Art Objects’ provides the fundamental university liberal education. It also provides the opportunity to acquire professional knowledge, skills and restoration techniques for a chosen specialisation: restoration of listed buildings and urban planning; historic interiors; art, sculpture and graphic objects; book collections; and works of applied art
  • Special attention during the training is paid to: the protection of monuments, including legal and economic issues; and management issues connected with the use and promotion of cultural heritage
  • The programme is based on: advanced information and computer technologies; and new methods and tools in the field of attribution, inventory, classification and protection of cultural heritage 
Main courses
  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Sculpture
  • Methods and Technology of Processing Materials for Applied Art Objects Production
  • Conservation and Restoration of Applied Art Objects
  • Photographic Technologies
  • Computer-Aided Design and Computer Graphics
  • Chemistry in Restoration of Applied Art Objects
  • History of Foreign Architecture and Art 
  • History of Russian Architecture and Art
  • History of Decorative and Applied Art
  • Restoration Materials
  • Attribution and Authentication of Works of Decorative and Applied Art
Our advantages
  • A comprehensive training programme includes disciplines in the restoration of monumental paintings, sculpture, furniture, gilding, rare books and other decorative and applied art objects
  • Students study traditional and contemporary restoration and design techniques. They also study cultural heritage protection and management issues
  • The advanced information and computer technology is used in the training process
  • Our graduates are much-in-demand in the labour market
Practical training and career opportunities

Practices at

  • The State Hermitage Museum
  • The State Museum-Reserve ‘Peterhof’
  • ‘Tsarskoe Selo’ State Museum and Heritage Site
  • The State Museum of the History of St Petersburg


The graduates work in restoration workshops, museums, galleries, cultural and educational institutions, create individually developed objects of applied art.