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Restoration of Architectural Monuments

Master's degree. Face-to-face.


UPC School
Shortly we will publish updated information about the new edition of this programme.

The master's degree program in Architecture Monument Restoration has over 25 years of experience and has has continously been adapted to the market circumstances of restoration of historical monuments and heritage management . This specialized education is now even more necessary and urgent than 25 years ago. It is an interdisciplinary process , which combines technical knowledge with humanistic knowledge and pointing to a professional able to gather in their speeches aesthetic and functional qualities that allow the building of heritage projects towards a new life community. The amount of graduates now exceeds 250 professionals who continue working and developing roles of responsibility in Spain and other countries.

Attendance at conferences, publications of some teachers and directors, participation in symposiums, contacts with the administration competent in this field visits and contacts with related professionals and craftsmen allow us to grasp the needs of and react to market changes , incorporating specialists able to provide this new knowledge .


•  Provide technicians with criteria and professional skills to be able to assess the importance of monuments and monumental ensembles, in order to carry out the interior renovation of historical centres.
•  Recognise the identity of pathologies to be able to intervene respectfully in the restoration of monuments, using the most suitable techniques.

Who is it for?

Previous Knowledge or studies on Historic, artistic or arquitectonic Heritage, from the point of view of History, History of art and architecture, Civil Engeneering or Restoration will be deeply appreciated.


The master's degree programme is organized into the following modules. If you don't wish to take the entire master's degree you can sign on one or several modules.

Forms of Analysis and Intervention in the Architectural Heritage

Postgraduate course face-to-face. Start date: 03/10/2018. Barcelona



History and theory of restoration, from the origins to the Charter of Venice
5 ECTS. 38 teaching hours.
Monuments and the shape of history. Belonging to a temporal and spacial continuum. Monument historicity Relationship between historiography, historical analysis, socio-political development, conservation and monument restoration.
Assessment of monumental patrimony before the XIX century. Conservationism vs. interventionism in the XIX century. Stern and Valadier. Viollet-de-Duc. John Ruskin.
Venetian relativism: Alois Reigl and Max Dvorak, Restoration in Italy from the end of the XIX century to 1930. Camillo Boito and Restauro moderno,Gustavo Giovannoni and Restauro cientifico, Luca Beltrami and Restauro Histórico.
The generalization of the concept of monument. The Charter of Athens.(1931) Tabula rasa or respect for historical and environmental pre-existences. Cesare Brandi and the Charter of Venice.(1964). Integrated Restoration. Roberto Pane and Critical restoration.
Architectonic restoration as autonomous discipline. Gaps and reintegrations. Additions. Patinas. Reconstructions. Anastilosis. Agregates., Reproductions. Copies.
Construction knowledge: materials and techniques
5 ECTS. 38 teaching hours.
Technique in architectural memory. Evolution of elements and traditional building procedures.
Vertical structures: Dry stone walls, mud walls, adobe, masonry, brick, mixed. Porches, arches and vaults: types, plans and construction. The gothic vault and its design. The Catalan vault. Foundations.
Horizontal structures: Railings, roofs and flat roofs. Staircases.
Structural and shopwork carpentry. Scaffolding. Trusses. Eaves and gutters. Façades and ornaments. Coverings and paints. Balconies, lintels, capitals, cornices, arches, carpinteries and grilles. Stone, wood and ceramic pavings.
Urban morphology and intervention in historical centres
6 ECTS. 37 teaching hours.
Methods of inherited city analysis. Relation between different scales. Situation and location.
Interdependence between urban design, cadastral map, types and building systems. Basic urban elements. Urban categorization. Singularity in historical quarters: locus, primary elements, study areas and the town in parts.. Primary, secondary and terciary settlements.
Ways of intervention in historical quarters. Proposals. Identification of singular elements and examples of representative types. Case studies: Tarragona and Tarraco, Santiago de Compostela and the Cathedral, Granada and the Alhambra, Barcelona and the Cerdà Plan, Elies Rogent and Barcelona University
Archaeology and architecture. Methodologies of survey and diagnosis
3 ECTS. 18 teaching hours.
Indirect architectonic survey. Topographic support. Close range photogrammetry. Data collecting instruments. Survey with a photograph. Survey with a photographic pair.. Ortophotography. Terrestrial laser scanner. The expression of restitution Type and scale of documents to be obtained. Practise with metric cameras and analytic restitution.
Stratigraphic analysis. Harris method.
Archaeology and architecture: the case of Tarragona
Emergency interventions and salvation of historical quarters and monuments.
Interventions in Roman Tarragona
Interventions in the churches of Terrasa.
Architecture in Barcelona
3 ECTS. 18 teaching hours.
Shaping an identity (650ac-1137). Birth of a capital. From Preromanic Barcelona to Catalan gothic (800-1350). Triumph and decadence of a capital (1350-1714). From the defeat to the Renaissance. Mercantilism and industrial revolution (1714-1888). The city of prodigies: Modernism and Noucentism (18888-1929). From the projects of the great city to the Autarchy (1929-49). The Barcelona of the R.Group (1947-1957). Democratic transition and Olympic transformation (1975-1992) The Barcelona Model crisis (1993-2004).
Gaudí: origin and formation. Gúell palace, first synthesis of youth.
Teresianas School: constructive logic as the base of the project.
Batlló House: the residential style of a reformed house in the Ensanche.
Milà House: the architecture of nature.
Güell Park: from a suburban garden to an urban park.
The Crypt of Güell Colony.
Sagrada Familia
Workshop on field analysis and representation of built heritage
8 ECTS. 48 teaching hours.
Study of examples of monumental historical centres, monumental ensembles and /or monuments.
Field and archive work, consisting of data and document collection for analysis and interpretation. Use of historical and modern cartographies. Use of written, graphic and photographic sources.
Analysis of urban structure and its historical development.
Analysis of architectonic types.
Analysis of architectonic elements and study of historical building systems.
Stratigraphies. Interpretative reconstructions of the transformation process of monuments and monumental ensembles.
Analysis of pathologies.
Writing of classification files and definition of protection levels.
History and theory of the restoration in Spain (1836-2010)
5 ECTS. 37 teaching hours.
Monumental restoration in XIX century Catalunya and Spain. Disentailments.
First romantic-literary visions. First inventaries and commissions of monuments. Vicente Lampèrez, Juan de Madrazo, Elies Rogent, Domenech y Muntaner, Puig y Cadalfach, Torres Balbàs, Jeroni Martorell, Juan Bautista Lázaro.
The 1933 Defence Law, Conservation and Growth of Spanish historical patrimony. Interventions after the civil war.

Interventions in XIX and XX century heritage. Industrial heritage and Modern Movement heritage.
Structuralistic interpretations of the city: Bologna and the Cervellatti Plan. Aldo Rossi and the città análoga.
The case of Barcelona: the transformation of quarters within the modernising ideal, contradictions of a model. The problems of refunctionalizing and elitizing the city.
The European Charter of Architectonic Patrimony (Amsterdam 1975)
Pathologies, intervention techniques and accessibility
5 ECTS. 38 teaching hours.
General Concepts and main causes: physical, mechanical, biological, chemical, human.
Damage in walls, vaults and stone arches. Fissures, detachments and cracks. Analysis of stability and mechanical behaviour of arches and vaults by graphic statics. Advanced methods of modelling and structural analysis.
Structural consolidation: recomposition, improvement, injections, buttresses, tensor bars, metal seams, metal clips, rings and crowns. Scaffolding, arch forms, propping and shoring.
Damp in old buildings : capillarity, filtration and condensation. Treatments by ventilation, draining, hygroconvection, electromagnetism, capillary interception and air chambers.
Ornaments and façades on historical buildings. Dirt, efflorescences, erosions, cracking, chipping. Cleaning, polishing, consolidation, protection and reintegration of ornaments.
Rusting and corrosion. Cleaning, protection and reintegration of metal structures, banisters and iron fittings. Dehydration, rotting, breaking, insect attacks. Repair, reinforcement, woodworm treatment and reintegration of wooden parts.
Lighting of heritage spaces and buildings.
Analysis of interventions in European heritage
4 ECTS. 24 teaching hours.
Analysis of interventions in classical heritage:

Diocleciano Thermal Baths and Palazzo Altemps.
Duomo de Prato and Ruvo di Puglia Cathedral (Bari).
Sabbioneta Olympic Theatre.
Sant'Eliggio degli Orefici and Castelo Sant¿Angelo (Rome).
Palazzo della Ragione (Milan).
Capella de Santa Maria (Abbazia Della Novalesa, Torino).
Villa Barbaro (Vicenza).
Villa Biberatica i Palazzo Poli (Rome).
Analysis of interventions in Catalan and Aragon's heritage.
Analysis of interventions in modern architecture in Holland, Italy and Spain.
Writing and management of catalogues and architectural heritage protection plans
4 ECTS. 30 teaching hours.
Heritage, a modern cult. Heritage assessment and classification. Methodologies. Contradictions between theoretical and legal frameworks. Urban and territorial structure. Demarcation of areas and intervention units. Monuments, landscapes and fabrics. Levels of protection. Treatment of environments. Historical centres. Monumental towns and ensembles.
Protection of cultural heritage buildings: Law 9/1993 for Protection of Catalan cultural heritage. Cultural assets of national interest (BCIN). Cultural assets of local interest (BCIL).Declaration procedures. Problems between public and private law.
Instruments of urban intervention. Revised text of the Urbanism Law 1/2005. Regulations of the Urbanism Law 305/2006. General urban planning: master plans. Municipal urban planning regulation (POUM). Planning Norms, Municipal action plans. Derivated urban planning: Partial urban plans, partial demarcation plans, special plans, catalogue of protected assets, bylaws, urbanization projects.
Special plan for architectonic and/or natural and/or archaeological heritage protection. Categories and protection levels. Assets of interest (BEI). Assets of documental interest (BID). Catalogue of farmhouses and rural houses. Ways of intervention. Analysis of special plans for protection and interior reform of the Tarragona, Girona, Lleida and Barcelona historical centres.
Archives, museum management and heritage management
4 ECTS. 18 teaching hours.
Administrative models of administration heritage services. Restoration reports. Historical, chronological and technical analysis. Dissemination of restoration work.
Memorandum of work carried out during the restoration. Maintenance book. Pathology control. Budget for restoration work.
Archiving. Sources. Family, municipal, provincial, national and institutional historical archives.. Administrative archives. Photographic archives. Online archives. Archiving software. Data handling protocol.
Heritage interpretation. Social and economic functions of heritage. Dissemination and promotion of cultural and heritage spaces. New heritage values applied to company policy.
Workshop on intervention projects
8 ECTS. 48 teaching hours.
Design of a total or partial restoration project for a building described and analysed in the previous Analysis Workshop. The project will consist of general and detailed plans and a historical, architectonic, functional and technical report (pathologies, diagnosis, intervention proposals and incorporation of new elements).

Management & Faculty

Academic management

  • Alvarez Prozorovich, Fernando
    PhD. Architect and Professor of History of Art and Architecture in the ETSAB. Director of the Master in restauration of Monuments and professor of the Ph D Program of the Department of Architectonic Composition (HAA). Visiting Professor Posgraduate Program Universidade Federal da Paraiba (UFPB-PPGAU)Scientific production:

Teaching staff

  • Alvarez Prozorovich, Fernando
    PhD. Architect and Professor of History of Art and Architecture in the ETSAB. Director of the Master in restauration of Monuments and professor of the Ph D Program of the Department of Architectonic Composition (HAA). Visiting Professor Posgraduate Program Universidade Federal da Paraiba (UFPB-PPGAU)Scientific production:
  • Arroyo Casals, Pau
    Es licenciado en Bellas Artes en la especialidad de conservación-restauración de bienes culturales (UB) y Máster en Restauración de Monumentos de Arquitectura y de Ingeniería Civil MRM (UPC). Ha realizado estudios para la conservación y la valorización de monumentos históricos, así como proyectos de restauración e intervenciones de conservación-restauración de varios bienes del patrimonio arquitectónico. Actualmente es administrador y director técnico de la empresa Lesena, Servicio Integral al Patrimonio, SL y profesor asociado del Grado de Conservación-Restauración de Bienes Culturales de la UB.
  • Bestraten Castells, Sandra Cinta
    Arquitecta, profesora de la ETSAB (UPC). Materias: Vivienda y Cooperación, Tecnologías de bajo coste para la cooperación, Accesibilidad urbana y arquitectónica. Miembro del Consejo del Centro de Cooperación al Desarrollo y de la Junta de la Cátedra UNESCO de Sostenibilidad (UPC). Vocal de la Junta Directiva de la Demarcación de Barcelona del COAC. Socia de Bestraten Hormias Arquitectura. Presidenta de Universidad Sin Fronteras (USF).
  • Buill Pozuelo, Felipe
    Doctor by the UPC. Professor of Photogrammetry at the EPSEB (UPC). Enginyer Tècnic en Topografia. Licentiate in Geography. Responsible for the photogrammetry laboratory of the EPSEB.
  • Carrascal Simón, Andreu
    Bachelor in Geography and History at UB. Master in Archive Sciences at the UAB. Member of the Bureau of the Architectural Section of the Archive International Council ICA/S-AR. Author of the book: "Los documentos de arquitectura y cartografía. Qué son y cómo se tratan"
  • Casablancas Balazote, Carles Santiago
    Architect ETSAB Barcelona and Rehabilitation MSc in Conservation of Built Heritage by UNESCO Regional Chair CUJAE-Caribbean and Diploma in Legal and Forensic Architecture UPF. He has developed his professional and academic practice in Cuba (Havana), Ireland (Dublin) and currently Spain (Barcelona) where exercising independent professional specializing in rehabilitation and restoration issues, having worked in heritage properties and BCIL BCIN level.
  • Costa Trost, Margarita
    Doctor architect by UPC. Associate Professor in the Department of Architectural Design, ETSAB and teacher in various Masters of the UPC. Co-author of the book "La protecció del patrimoni cultural immoble. Guia per a l'elaboració dels catàlegs municipals de béns protegits", Diputació de Barcelona, 2009.
  • Díaz Gómez, Cèsar
    Dr. Arquitecto. Ha sido profesor catedrático de Construcciones Arquitectónicas y coordinador del Máster universitario de Tecnología en la Arquitectura (ETSAB/ UPC) y de cursos de postgrado sobre rehabilitación en la Escuela Sert del COAC. Entre sus publicaciones cabe destacar: Inspección y diagnosis. Pautas para la intervención en edificios de viviendas (Escola Sert, COAC, 2003), Intervenciones en el patrimonio arquitectónico moderno en Cataluña (Ed. UPC, 2017) y La transformación de los edificios industriales textiles en Cataluña (Ed. UPC, 2017).
  • Flores Gomez, Ricardo
    El estudio Flores & Prats está dedicado a la confrontación de la teoría y la práctica académica con la actividad proyectual y constructiva. Ha obtenido diversos premios internacionales: el Grand Award a la Mejor Obra de Arquitectura en el Summer Show de la Royal Academy of Arts de Londres 2009, el Premio de Arquitectura Ciudad de Barcelona 2016 por su obra Sala Beckett / Obrador Internacional de Dramaturgia y ha sido expuesto en la Bienal de Arquitectura de Venecia 2012, 2014 y 2016. Ricardo y Eva son profesores asociados en la ETSAB-UPC.
  • Garcia Belmonte, Bàrbara
    Architect for the ETSAB-UPC. Degree of advanced studies of research sufficiency for the theme "Architecture and Memory: (re)presentation of the place", Department of Architectural Projects, UPC.
  • González García, Reinald
    Doctor in Art History from the University of Barcelona where he has taught classes. He has also been a lecturer at the UAB and the ESAD's PhD program of architecture. In recent years he has been associate professor of the Master's Degree in Cultural Heritage Management at the University of Barcelona. Partner and founder of Veclus, SL, a company dedicated to the study and research of the Catalan built heritage since 1987 and with more than a thousand buildings studied in the Catalan sphere and especially in the city of Barcelona. He has participated directly in different BCIN's restoration projects.
  • Graus Rovira, Ramon
    Architect and Technical Architect. Professor of History of Architecture and Construction in the Department of Architecture of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya since 1999. Particularly interested in the interdependencies between art and architecture.
  • Guardia Bassols, Manel
    Doctor of Architecture. Professor at the UPC. He teaches courses in History of Art and Architecture. Research in Urban History. Some publications: Espai Barcelona i societat to pre-industrial, Editorial Magrana, Barcelona, 1986 / Historical Atlas of European cities. Vol Iberian Peninsula, CCCB-Salvat, Barcelona, 1994 / Make city through markets. Europe, XIX i XX, MUHBA, Barcelona, 2010.
  • Hormias Laperal, Emilio
    Architect, lecturer at EPSEB (UPC). He teaches the subject "Diploma of Extension of Skills (DAC) in Rehabilitation". Partner of Bestratén Hormias Arquitectura. Coordinator of University Without Borders (USF) projects. He has developed numerous studies and accessibility plans (Vilanova i la Geltrú, Tarragona, Barcelona and others) in collaboration with public entities and associations.
  • Hostench Ruiz, Oriol
    Architect for the ETSAB (UPC). Master in Theory and History of the Department of Theory and History of the Architecture and Communication Techniques of the ETSAB and currently a PhD student in the same department. Member of the Research Group of the Critical Archive of the Barcelona Model. Professor of the Workshop of field analysis and representation of the Patrimony built and technical coordinator of the Master's in Restoration of Monuments. Architect for the ETSAB (UPC). Master in Theory and History of the Department of Theory and History of the Architecture and Communication Techniques of the ETSAB and currently a PhD student in the same department. Member of the Research Group of the Critical Archive of the Barcelona Model. Professor of the Workshop of field analysis and representation of the Patrimony built and technical coordinator of the Master's in Restoration of Monuments. Architect for the ETSAB (UPC). Master in Theory and History of the Department of Theory and History of the Architecture and Communication Techniques of the ETSAB and currently a PhD student in the same department. Member of the Research Group of the Critical Archive of the Barcelona Model. Professor of the Workshop of field analysis and representation of the Patrimony built and technical coordinator of the Master's in Restoration of Monuments.
  • Huerta Fernández, Santiago
    Doctor of Architecture. Project and Structural Analysis Professor at the Technical School of Architecture of Madrid (ETSAM-UPM). Consultant in the Analysis of Historical Constructions. Co-founder and President of the Spanish Society for the History of Construction (SEDHC). Director of the Master in Building Structures of the UPM. Director of Publications of the Instituto Juan de Herrera.
  • Ibarz Pascual, Anna
    Arquitecta por la ETSAB-UPC. Diplôme de Spécialisation et Aprofondissement en Architecture et Patrimoine de l'Ecole d'Hauts Etudes de Chaillot. Máster en Gestión Cultural por la Universidad de Barcelona. Desde 2008 desarrolla su actividad profesional en el àmbito de la rehabilitación, restauración y conservación de los patrimonios, en edificios catalogados BCIL, BCIN y patrimonio UNESCO.
  • Julià i Torné, Montserrat
    BA in Art History from the UB. Graduate Forms of Analysis and intervention in Equity Build (FAIPAC) of the UPC. She is currently director of library and Libraries Group belongs to the UNESCO Associated Catalan. Basic vocabulary Coauthor of architectural restoration.
  • Lahuerta Alsina, Juan José
    Doctor arquitecto y profesor de Historia del Arte y la ETSAB -UPC. Ha sido miembro del Collegio docente della Scuola Dottorati del Istituto Universitario di Architettura IUAV (Venecia), y titular de la King Juan Carlos I Chair of Spanish Culture and Civilization de la New York University. Entre 2013 y 2016 fue jefe de colecciones del MNAC (Museo Nacional de Arte de Cataluña). Actualmente es el director de la Cátedra Gaudí, ETSAB, UPC.
  • Manzano Saló, Marc
    Architect. Section of Heritage Conservation and Improvement. Secretary of Housing and Urban Improvement. Department of Planning and Sustainability. Generalitat de Catalunya.
  • Maristany Carreras, Jordi
    Doctor in Architecture
  • Martínez Díez, Pablo
    Architect and Lighting Designer.
  • Menchón Bes, Joan Josep
    Archeologist, Graduate in Ancient History and Archeology from the University of Barcelona (1989). Master in Heritage Management for the UB (1993), medieval archeology (1995) and postgraduate in medieval and post-medieval ceramics (1996). No historical heritage technician of the Tarragona city council. Specialist in Roman and medieval archeology, heritage management. Coordinator and director of archaeological works and intervention of the heritage.
  • Montón Lecumberri, Joaquín
    Engineer. Department of Architectural Construction II at the UPC
  • Navas i Ferrer, Teresa
    Doctor in Geography and Graduate in History of Art from the University of Barcelona (UB). Associate lecturer at the Department of Theory and History of Architecture (THATC) of the UPC. His research has focused on urban history of Barcelona and its metropolitan area, history of Civil Engineering and Cultural Heritage Management. He works at the Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB) as a cultural manager and, since 2015, is linked to the project of the European Prize for Urban Public Space at the CCCB.
  • Paricio Casademunt, Antoni
    Doctor Architect and Technical Architect. Professor of Technology in Architecture. Currently, he teaches as a teacher of the Master's in Restoration of Architecture Monuments of the UPC School, the Rehabilitation Master's degree at COAATEEB, and the Sert School of the COAC. Academic Director of the Postgraduate Course in Pathology and Structural Study at COAATEEB. He has been responsible for the area of Permanent Training of the ITeC. He has published: "Secretos de un Sistema Constructivo: el Eixample" (1ª Edición 2001, 2ª edición 2008) y "La casa de cós al Maresme" (2017). The field of research has focused on architecture and the construction of the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • Roca Fabregat, Pere
    BEng. MSc. PE. PhD. Professor of Construction Engineering at the UPC. Teaching, research and technology-transfer activity focused in structural analysis and retrofit of masonry and historical constructions, including advanced numerical modelling and extensive testing. A number of innovative retrofit solutions have been developed; practical applications have been promoted and supervised, some of them in World heritage constructions. 20 Doctoral Theses supervised, some in earthquake engineering. More than 250 research papers published in scientific journals and presented at scientific conferences. Has participated in research projects (national and international) financed by public and private funds, having been promoter and coordinator in many of them. Member of the ISCARSAH committee on the Analysis and Restoration of Structures of Architectural Heritage of the International Council for Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) since 2001.
  • Rosell Amigó, Joan Ramon
    Dr. Arquitecto, Arquitecto Técnico e Ingeniero en Organización Industrial. Profesor titular del Departamento de Tecnología de la Arquitectura de la UPC. Especialista en materiales de construcción, patología de los materiales y experto en diagnosis de edificaciones. Profesor de las asignaturas de Materiales de Construcción, Diagnosis en Rehabilitación. Director del Laboratorio de Materiales de la EPSEB (UPC) y miembro del grupo de investigación GICITED. Autor y coautor de diferentes trabajos de investigación relacionados con los materiales de construcción y con los procesos de diagnosis, publicados en diferentes libros y artículos científicos.
  • Rovira i Pons, Pere
    Conservator-restorer of Cultural Property. Bachelor of Fine Arts (UB, 1988), Head of the department of mural painting and stone sculpture of the Center for Furniture Restoration of Catalunya (CRBMC).
  • Salada Rubió, Lluís
    Biologist and Master in Environmental Management in UAB. Consultant of Arda Environmental Management and studies, environmental consultatn since 20 years
  • Santamaria i Varas, Mar
    Architect for the School of Architecture of Barcelona, UPC. She focuses her professional activity in the field of public space, landscape and spatial planning. She is a researcher and lecturer in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning and has participated as a guest lecturer at several international seminars.
  • Solsona Piña, Enric
    Architect, Barcelona School of Architecture,UPC,1974. Technical Engineer, 1967.Master on Restoration of Monuments, UPC,1991. Projects in urban planning and restoration of buildings listed at local (BCIL) and national level (BCIN) and UNESCO, as Nativitat de Durro (Vall de Boí), Santa Maria del Mar (Barcelona), Seu Vella (Lleida), Murallas y Universidad (Cervera)
  • Vilanova Omedas, Antoni
    Architect for the ETSAB (UPC). Master in Pathology, Diagnosis and Techniques of Rehabilitation and Intervention in Architectural Heritage (UPC). Founding member of the Vilanova + Moya office, architects. He is currently president of the Association of Architects for the Defense and Intervention in the Architectural Heritage of the COAC. He has accumulated an experience of more than 25 years in the drafting of architecture and urban planning projects, especially in the fields of restoration and rehabilitation, as well as the elaboration of Directors' Plans and Special Heritage Plans. He has participated in various European publications and programs.

General information 2018-19 EDITION

Next course
October 2019
60 ECTS (392 teaching hours)
Wednesday  15:30 to 21:00Thursday  15:30 to 21:00Friday  15:30 to 21:00
Saturdays: a monthly study trip
Taught at
ETSAB - Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona
Av. Diagonal, 649
Contact person
Oriol Hostench Ruiz

Telephone: (34) 93 636 03 83
Attending hours:
Friday 10.00 a 14.00h at phone 93 401 63 63.
More information:
Special master's degree issued by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Issued pursuant to art. 34.1 of Organic Law 4/2007 of 12 April, amending Organic Law 6/2001 of 21 December, concerning Universities. To obtain it, is necessary to have an official university qualification. Otherwise, the student will receive a certificate of completion of the programme issued by the Fundació Politècnica de Catalunya.

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Virtual Campus
The students on this Master's degree will have access to the My_Tech_Space virtual campus, an effective work and communication platform for students, lecturers and course directors and coordinators. My_Tech_Space allows students to find background material for their classes, to work in teams, ask their lecturers questions, consult their marks, etc.
Employment service
Students can access job offers in their field of specialisation on the My_Tech_Space virtual campus. Applications made from this site will be treated confidentially. Hundreds of offers appear annually of the UPC School of Professional & Executive Development Employment service .The offers range from formal contracts to work placement agreements.
Registration fee
6.900 €
See the section Discounts, loans and financial aid for possibilities of advantageous financing conditions.

Applicants are given the option of making a voluntary €5 contribution when formalising their enrolment. As part of the UPC's 0.7% Campaign, this donation will go towards meeting charitable needs in developing countries.


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The enrolment fee can be paid:
- In a single payment to be paid within the deadline specified in the letter of admission to the programme
- In two instalments:
  • 60% of the amount payable, to be paid within the deadline specified in the letter of admission to the programme
  • Remaining 40% to be paid up to 90 days at the latest after the starting date of the programme

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