• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • Tuition Fee
    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English, French
TPTI : Technical, Heritage, Territories of the Industry at Universit Paris 1 Panthon Sorbonne is an Erasmus Mundus master course focusing on the investigation of industrial heritage and historical technical environments. The programme aims at teaching students how to enhance technical knowledge and manage industrial landscapes.


 The TPTI acronym stands for Industrial Techniques, Territories and Heritage / Techniques, Patrimoine, Territoires de l'Industrie. TPTI offers a two-year highly qualified training programme, and is designed for students or professionals wishing to develop a comprehensive (methodological, theoretical and practical) approach to the investigation and enhancement of heritage.

This diploma is part of the Erasmus + program set up by the European Commission to make Europe a center of excellence in training and research capable of attracting the best students and researchers in the world to European universities. TPTI is one of the 100 Master's program Erasmus Mundus, which has french as main working language, even if English is accepted as second language.

The consortium of partner Universities promoting the TPTI Programme consists of seven members
  • The University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne (France) (Anne-Françoise GARCON, Secretariat)
  • The University of Padua (Italy) (Giovanni Luigi FONTANA, Secretariat)
  • The University of Evora (Portugal) (Ana CARDOSO DE MATOS, Secretariat)
  • The University of Alicante (Spain) (Miguel SAEZ)
  • The Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Sfax (Tunisia) (Abdelhamid BARKAOUI)
  • Polytechnic University of Prague (Czech Republic) (Marcela EFMERTOVA)
  • Federal University of Technology of Parana (Brazil) (Maclovia CORREA DA SILVA)
The focus of the master course is on historical issues leading to an in depth analysis and enhancement of sites. It provides its students with scientific knowledge developed through research and action. Students improve their practical experience through internships and field visits. They have also the opportunity to learn several languages (English, French, Portuguese and Italian) and spend a period of study in various European and non-Europeans countries.

After completing the TPTI master degree programme, students are awarded a Joint Degree, that is issued by the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, in France and fully recognized by the University of Padova, in Italy,  and the University of Évora, in Portugal.

TPTI master graduates may pursue their studies at doctoral level (the TPTI Consortium offers a PhD Program in applied history, that is called HERITECHS); they may also undertake careers within Public Institutions and private organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practical Training and Methodology
  • Fundamentals: History and Anthropology of Techniques
  • Conservation, Management and Development of Industrial Sites
  • Internship and Field Work
  • Scientific Environment
For more information please visit the programme website.


Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Students who have been awarded afirst cycle European University degree or other equivalent degreeare elegible for selection (Licenciatura,Bachelor degree,Diploma di laurea di primo livello). The students' main areas of specialization may be, as an example, in history, geography and urban planning, archaeology, architecture.

The Master programme is also opento architects, professionals working in the field of cultural enhancement (archaeology, museology, museum curators), economists specializing in the management of cultural heritage, professionals specializing in the management / restoration of cultural heritage (engineers, paleo-metallurgists), field archaeologists and archaeologists.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Living costs for Paris

1,140 - 1,650 EUR/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


TPTI is a high-quality European Master Course which is developed in the framework of the Erasmus Mundus programme. The programme provides attractive grants for students from around the world. Scholarships are awarded to best applicants, selection is based on academic excellence and personal motivation.

How is the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship composed

Contribution to the participation costs

  • 4.000per year per scholarship holder from a Programme Country
  • 8.000per year per scholarship holder from a Partner Country

Contribution to the travel and installation costs

  • 1.000per year per scholarship holder resident in a Programme Countryfor travel costs
  • 2.000 per year for travel costs +1.000 for installation costsfor a scholarship holder, resident in a Partner Country less than 4.000 km from the EMJMD coordinating HEI (Paris)
  • 3.000 per year for travel costs +1.000 for installation costsfor a scholarship holder, resident in a Partner Country 4.000 km or more from the EMJMD coordinating HEI (Paris)

Contribution to subsistance costs

  • 1.000 per month per scholarship holder for a total of 24 months.Contribution to subsistence costs will not be given to the scholarship holdersfor the EMJMD periods (study/research/placement/thesis preparation) spent in theircountry of residence, nor to scholarship holders from a Partner Country for the EMJMDperiods exceeding one trimester (i.e. 3 months or the equivalent of 15 ECTS credits) spentin any Partner Country.

The maximal total amount of an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship may vary:

  • 34.000(for the whole 2 years of course) for students coming from a Programme Country
  • 47.000 (for the whole 2 years of course) for students coming from a partner Partner Country;

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