The Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions (SAHC) is a European Joint Master Degree on the conservation of architectural heritage structures, aiming at producing an international platform of competence. The higher education institutions involved in SAHC (consortium institutions) are:
- University of Minho (Guimarães, Portugal)
- Czech Technical University in Prague (Prague, Czech Republic)
- Technical University of Catalonia (Barcelona, Spain)
- University of Padova (Padova, Italy)
The Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic is also involved as Satellite participant
The relationship of the partners with the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee for Analysis and Restoration of Structures of Architectural Heritage ascertains the possibility of benefiting from the contact and collaboration of experts from over the world, taking into consideration their experience, and world-regional conservation problems and practices. The partnership includes the Editors of the International Journal of Architectural Heritage: Conservation, Analysis and Restoration, and the Organizers of the series of conferences on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions (1995-2018).
The partners are also involved in relevant technical committees and enjoy a proven record of R&D&I external funding and top professional experience on aspects such as inspection, diagnosis, monitoring, structural analysis and restoration of world architectural heritage.