Genealogy, Heraldry and Documentary Sciences
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School of Genealogy, Heraldry and Documentary Sciences
Founded by the Istituto Araldico Genealogico Italiano (The Italian Heraldic and Genealogical Institute) member of the Confédération Internationale de Généalogie et d'Héraldique. The School is linked to the Escuela de Genealogía Heráldica y Nobiliaria of the Instituto Salazar y Castro of Madrid and credited to The Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies of Canterbury.
The Intalian School's courses:
The School of Genealogy, Heraldry and Documentary Sciences has a duration of four years and has currently the following courses:
1st Year - Propaedeutic course of Genealogy and Family History with some elements of heraldry.
One year lasting course, at the end of which a diploma will be issued. No previous studies certificate is required for the admission.
The course, addressed to amateurs, has as a purpose the study of the genealogy (genealogy history; family history; genealogical computerized systems; elements of psycho graphology; biology and genetics; structure and characteristics of the main genealogical documents; location of genealogical documents; the results of a genealogical research) and some elements of heraldry.
2nd Year - Course of Heraldry and Documentary Sciences.
An upper school certificate is required for the admission to the 2nd year, together with the diploma in Genealogy and Family History with some elements of heraldry.
The course, addressed to amateurs, has as a purpose the study of heraldry (the shield and its representations; shield's ornaments; heraldry usage's: art and decoration; computerized systems; heraldic rules) and the study of elements of: archival studies; bibliology; chronology; diplomatics; human genetics; historical-political- ecclesiastical geography; graphology; numismatics; onomatology; toponymy; paleography; sigillography; symbology and iconography; history of standards.
3rd Year - Course of Nobiliary Sciences.
One year lasting course, at the end of which a diploma will be issued. The diploma in Heraldry and Documentary Sciences is required for admission to the 3rd year.
A good knowledge of heraldry is requested (heraldic capacity); nobiliary genealogy; legal jurisprudence genetics elements; history of nobiliary law; nobiliary genesis and philosophy; evolution and structure of nobility in the world; history of the orders of knighthood.
4th Year - Course of Historical-Demographic-Social Sciences.
One year lasting course, at the end of which a diploma will be issued. The diploma in Genealogy, Heraldry and Documentary Sciences - Nobiliary Sciences is required for admission to the 4th year.
A good knowledge of applied genealogy is requested; elements of history of castles; ceremonial; historical demography; legal jurisprudence of genetics; sociology and history of the institutions; history of uniforms.