The successful postgraduate course "paper curator", which is unique in German-speaking Europe, is offered under the aegis of the University of Basel.
The postgraduate course "paper curator" complements the existing training as a librarian and librarian, archivist and other functions in the field of "documentation and information" in this innovative thematic composition. The study program deals with the production and dating of the paper, the determination of the paper quality, the assessment of the state of preservation and the determination of preservation and restoration measures. It also covers graphics and printing techniques, manuscripts and photography. In the field of special collections a broad basic knowledge is imparted. The legal part of the program will provide basic knowledge of legal provisions related to the duties and duties of a paper curator or
Modular, professionally focused degree program in changing forms of teaching and learning.
The program is aimed at specialists from libraries, archives, historical and art historical museums, antique dealers, auction houses, private collections, historians and art historians, as well as those who are generally interested in this subject, provided that they meet the study requirements.
Requirements University degree or equivalent equivalent with a minimum of three years' professional experience.
Classes are in German.
Lecturers from Swiss and European universities, from libraries, museums, archives, special collections, experts / inside of the restoration practice and specialists from printing technology.