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Training for Museum Curators in Charge of Conservation

Since 1984, training on conservation science has been organized in Japanese for museum curators to impart knowledge concerning ways to exhibit and preserve cultural properties in good environmental conditions.

Graduate School Education/Section on Preventive Conservation/ Graduate course organized in collaboration with the Tokyo University of the Arts

The Institute has been providing a graduate course on preventive conservation in collaboration with the Tokyo University of the Arts since 1995. This course consists of two divisions: one concerning environmental influence on cultural properties and heritage, and the other concerning conservation materials. Six members of the Institute participate as adjunct professors in the program. One student each will be admitted to the master’s and doctor’s programs from fiscal year 2013. The entrance exam is held in September for the former and in February for the latter.