Future prospects and Career Opportunities

Alongside the classic professional fields of heritage conservation, an increasing number of roles in different parts of the cultural sector are opened up to you, in which the relevant skills in both the practical and theoretical aspects of dealing with cultural heritage are required.

Graduates of the master’s degree programme in Heritage Conservation have encouragingly positive prospects in the labour market, whether as part of a company or freelance, because this programme addresses a wide range of competence areas and enables various specialisation possibilities.

Established employers and professional fields include:

  • specialist agencies and state agencies for heritage conservation
  • municipal authorities
  • institutions researching, protecting and teaching about cultural heritage
  • architectural firms that specialise in preparatory building research, planning restoration work and construction surveys among other things
  • restoration companies
  • specialist laboratories