Please select Recommendations and/or countries from the drop-down list on the right side.

Back

Academy of Heritage - post-graduate studies

© Barbara Szyper

© Barbara Szyper

Location of the initiative:

  POLAND - International Cultural Centre in Kraków


Relation to Strategy 21 Recommendations:

K5 - diversify training systems for heritage professionals


Time span of the initiative:

Established in 2001, the 1-year long post-graduate studies programme is organized every year. The academic year starts in October and ends in September.


Brief description of the initiative:

The post-graduate studies Academy of Heritage were established in 2001 by the International Cultural Centre and University of Economics in Krakow. Lectures and seminars cover economic, legal, social and political aspects considered a basis of modern heritage preservation philosophy. The students are trained in modern heritage preservation and management methods. The curriculum also consists of field workshops at historic landmarks and monuments as well as field studies of management of cultural institutions. The final circuit seminar will test the knowledge and skills acquired in the course of studies. The subjects of lectures are as follows: Culture and heritage; Legal and economic aspects of heritage management; Culture industries, marketing and cultural heritage promotion; Institution management, accounting and finance; Local administration, public administration, spatial planning. The target group of the study course includes cultural institutions staff, cultural tourism organisers, heritage preservation service staff, teachers, museum staff, as well as investor and owners of historic buildings and places. The Academy of Heritage endows the individuals with background in the humanities with basic knowledge and essential skills in the field of management and marketing of cultural heritage sites and objects. On the other hand, economists, engineers or investors are provided with a unique opportunity to learn about the wide range of our heritage.

The academic staff of the Academy of Heritage comprises outstanding specialists, authors of numerous publications on cultural heritage protection and the revitalisation of historical complexes, as well as directors, curators and conservators of historical complexes and museum collection.


Objectives of the initiative:

  • Conducting research on heritage and its various impacts
  • Devising new practices in heritage education
  • Training heritage professionals

Brief assessment of the initiative’s results:

established post-graduate studies


Online resources:


Contact

Dr Michal Wisniewski
Acting Head of the Educational Department
The Academy of Heritage of the International Cultural Centre in Kraków
International Cultural Centre
Rynek Główny 25
31-008 Kraków
  12 42 42 800, 811
 12 42 17 844
 sekretariat[at]mck.krakow.pl


Filter by Filter by
Components
1. THE ”SOCIAL COMPONENT” (S)
S1
S10
S2
S3
S4
S5
S6
S7
S8
S9
2. THE “TERRITORIAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT” COMPONENT (D)
D1
D10
D11
D2
D3
D4
D5
D6
D7
D8
D9
3. THE “KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATION COMPONENT” (K)
K1
K10
K11
K2
K3
K4
K5
K6
K7
K8
K9
Countries
Albania
Andorra
Armenia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Europe
Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Greece
Holy See
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Kazakhstan
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Monaco
Montenegro
Netherlands
North Macedonia
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Republic of Moldova
Romania
Russian Federation
San Marino
Serbia
Slovak Republic
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
Ukraine
United Kingdom
Reset Filter
Resources resources

The golden collection of good practices