Programme info

Micro-credential: Heritage Tomorrow: an Introduction in 24 Hours

Learning outcomes

This micro-credential focuses on the following learning outcomes.

1. The participant is able to describe the domains and the evolution of the semantic field of the concept of heritage in the 21st century.

2. The participant is able to explain the differences between and the structure and purposes of the heritage conventions of UNESCO and of the Council of Europe and to comment on the major challenges in implementing these policy instruments.

3. The participant is able to combine elements from global and/or European heritage conventions, charters and other frameworks (including the sustainable development goals and the rest of the Agenda 2030) to craft and defend an argument about a contemporary heritage issue, in “appropriate vocabulary”.

4. The participant is able to critically comment on heritage significance assessment processes.

Practical information

The classes are organized on the following moments: 

  • Heritage: global and European frames: fall 2023 (semester 1), Friday mornings (29/9, 6/10, 13/10, 20/10, 27/10, 10/11, 17/11, 24/11, 1/12, 8/12, 15/12, 22/12), between 10:30 and 12:30

The classes take place on the City campus. Recordings of the sessions will be made available on the Student Platform.


Written exam in January.