The Università degli Studi di Padova, founded in 1222, welcomes students in the second semester of the first year in the Scienze Storiche Geografiche e dell'Antichita.
The DiSSGeA offers courses in history, geography and classical studies. With over 70 professors and teacher-researchers, it was awarded the title of Department of Excellence in 2018 by the Italian Ministry of Research and University.
The Erasmus Mundus master's degree is closely linked to two other English-language second-level programs in which the history and heritage enhancement of industry play an important role: the master's degree in Local Development and the master's degree in Mobility studies.
Master's main theme: The "Industrial Heritage" speciality offers a multidisciplinary approach (economic and social history, industry and business history, technical and labor history; industrial archaeology, anthropology, ethnography, architectural history, museography, archive management, etc.). The ambition is to comprehensively address the themes of knowledge, conservation and enhancement of industrial heritage, including the analysis of machines and production cycles, the critical evaluation of rehabilitation processes and the management of assets linked to industrial civilization.