2nd Call of Joint Master in Heritage Conservation and Site Management

2nd Call of Joint Master in Heritage Conservation and Site Management 
between Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus and Helwan 
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.
For more information please visit: http://cairo.daad.de/en/