2nd Call of Joint Master in Heritage Conservation and Site Management between Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus and Helwan University
Deadline for application is 15 June 2014
Within the framework of the German – Arab Transformation Partnership the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) announces the 2nd Call of the Joint MA in Heritage Conservation and Site Management. The programme is jointly organised by Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus – Senftenberg and Helwan University and supported by the DAAD through the funding scheme German – Arab Transformation Partnership which is made available by the German Federal Foreign Office.
Nine Egyptian scholarship holders have been enrolled in the 1st call for the academic year 2013, they are spending three semesters at Helwan University and one semester (the second semester) at Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus – Senftenberg. An international conference entitled “Heritage Tourism: Prospects and Challenges” has been held within the programme in Luxor from the 8th to 11th December 2013.
The programme focuses on transferring knowledge and methodologies necessary for the administration and management of archaeological sites which includes the following academic fields: conservation strategies and methods, strategic heritage management and planning, visitor management, presentation and interpretation as well as general leadership skills and knowledge of the tourist sector. The variety of these subjects will endow graduates with the multidisciplinary skills required in the significance assessment, management and protection of archaeological sites.
The programme is targeting young graduates of Archaeology, Architecture, Tourism, Conservation, History or other relevant study fields. Applications are open to participants from the following countries: Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, Syria, Tunisia and Yemen.