Joint Msc Programme in Conservation Management of Cultural Heritage

Addressing emerging conservation challenges in the Arab region, and integrated approaches to heritage management, ICCROM (through its regional office in Sharjah), in partnership with the University of Sharjah in the UAE, is offering an inter-disciplinary MSc programme in “Conservation Management of Cultural Heritage”. The programme, which started in the academic year of 2019-2020, targets heritage professionals from a diversity of backgrounds in the Arab region, and consists of two tracks:

  • Management of Museums (Movable heritage)
  • Management of Cultural Heritage Sites (Immovable heritage)

The programme is unique due to its interdisciplinary approach, regional focus, and flexible module system. The programme is designed to accommodate various disciplines in conservation and management and covers a wide range of topics, such as the conservation of built heritage and museum collections, heritage presentation and interpretation, disaster risk management of cultural heritage and World Heritage management. To address the needs of the region, the programme is primarily delivered in Arabic.

The call for applications for the academic year 2020/2021 is now open. Click here for more information on how to apply.