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CULTURAL HERITAGE MANAGEMENT

TYPE

Master Degree

DURATION

1 Year

REQUIRED INTERNSHIP

3 Months

PARTNER UNIVERSITY

Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

SCOPE AND OBJECTIVES

Heritage is more than monuments. It is the living memory of the nation and a resource for social and economic development. Heritage includes all the manifestations that have survived from the past, ranging from temples, mosques, monasteries to historical houses, and from proverbs, artworks and tales to musical performances, and festivals.
The Master Program is offered jointly by the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and the French University in Egypt. Teaching is in English, 1 Year, Evening classes, interdisciplinary, all backgrounds accepted, affordable.
The program is designed to enable graduates to mobilize such resources for social and economic benefits. The University (UFE) is currently engaged in a project to revitalize Historic Cairo and another on the conservation and management of archaeological sites of Earliest Egypt (5000 to 3000 BC). UFE has won an international competition to train the staff of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, and is a partner in the International Erasmus program in Museum studies.

BE THE FIRST IN EGYPT

Cultural Heritage Management is a fast developing field with many job opportunities in the private sector, tourism, museums, architecture and archaeology. You can join this pioneer group of Egyptian professionals who have graduated from this program over the last six years.
Receiving international recognition and grant awards as a result of its excellence and competitiveness, the program helps graduates who are either looking for a professional career or those who wish to proceed for a Ph.D.
Top graduates can join our newly established Heritage and Development Research Center, the first in Egypt, to become active in national and international heritage related projects.

WHO CAN APPLY?

If you have a B.A. or B.Sc. or equivalent in archaeology, architecture, engineering, economics, journalism or other backgrounds and wish to acquire professional education in cultural heritage management, we encourage you to apply for this outstanding program.
Pre-selected candidates will be interviewed by a committee from the Université Française d’Egypte and the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.
Selected candidates are simultaneously registered in the two universities upon the payment of the tuition fees.
A limited number of scholarships is awarded to outstanding candidates.

WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?

The program consists of lectures, seminars, visits to archaeological sites and museums, and community projects.
Courses are offered three days a week from 4:30 to 9 PM.
The teaching program, in ENGLISH, is in 2 semesters (12 weeks each). The third semester is devoted to internship and thesis research and writing.
Courses consist of a consecutive series of modules allowing you to gain professional skills in IT applications, project management, social dimensions of heritage and society, and heritage for socio-economic development.
You will then be introduced to specialized courses in archaeological site Management, Cultural Tourism, principles of Architectural and Urban Heritage, and Museum Management and operation.
Students may select other topics for their internships and thesis.

DEGREE

Students who successfully complete a one year study program are eligible for TWO degrees:
A Master Degree awarded by the University of Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne, and
A diploma from Université Française d’Egypte (UFE). Equivalent to an Egyptian Master Degree upon application to the Higher Council of Universities.

REGISTRATION FEES

Université Française d’Egypte: 42000 L.E
Université Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne: 500 Euro

MEET OUR TEAM

The program is co-directed by:

Prof. Fekri Hassan, Université Française d’Egypte, emeritus Petrie Professor of Archaeology, University College London.
E-mail : fekrihassan43@gmail.com

Dr. Francesca Cominelli, Director of the Institut de Recherche et d’Etudes Supérieures du Tourisme (IREST) and Lecture rat University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.
E-mail : cominellifrancesca@gmail.com

Our program is distinguished by an outstanding team of more than 30 Egyptian and French academics and professionals.

WHAT OUR GRADUATES SAY?

..this Master Degree is a unique opportunity to get advanced knowledge in Cultural Heritage Management from one of the most prestigious universities.

Rasha Hussein

This program made a real change in my way of thinking in both my professional and personal life.

Gehane Nabil

This was a life changing experience. It inspired me to start my own business in Ecotourism.

Ahmed Yehia

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