Scholarships for Advanced Masters

Scholarships for Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions

Dear Colleague,

Please find below information about the Advanced Master Course in Structural Analysis of Existing Buildings, Monuments and Historical Constructions.

I kindly invite you to disseminate this information to anybody who could be interested in applying.

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Applications for the Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions are now open (call 3).

This Master Course is organized by a consortium of leading European Universities/Research Institutions in the field, composed by University of Minho (coordinating institution, Portugal), the Technical University of Catalonia (Spain), the Czech Technical University in Prague (Czech Republic), the University of Padua (Italy) and the Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of the Czech Academy of Sciences (Czech Republic). The course combines the most recent advances in research and development with practical applications.


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