Chair of Restoration, Art Technology and Conservation Science

Röntgenaufnahme des Elfenbeintriptychons, Embriachi Werkstatt, 15. Jahrhundert


The Chair of Restoration, Art Technology and Conservation Science at the TU Munich teaches and researches in the fields of art technology and history of art, conservation science, restoration and the preservation of cultural heritage.

The chair collaborates with the Bavarian State Library’s Institute for Book and Document Restoration as well as with other state-run institutions, such as the Bavarian State Art Collections, the Doerner Institute, the Bavarian State Conservation Office and the Bavarian National Museum, in which the chair’s own premises are located.

It also works with the Bavarian Administration for State-Owned Castles, Gardens and Lakes, the Deutsches Museum and the State Archaeological Collection, as well as the Munich City Museum and numerous other collections and institutions in Bavaria and many other countries.

The work of the chair focuses on research in the field of art technology as well as the optimization and development of conservation and restoration methods.

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