Heritage Management III

Course Code :1015FOWCOR
Study domain:Conservation and Restoration
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:24
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Guy Bovyn
Carolina van der Star

3. Course contents *

Collection management:

  • formulating concrete outcomes for the management of collection by means of overview of protocols en flow charts (e.g. loantraffic, digitising museum displays and changes in collections).
  • management of a depot: description, design and planning voor (complex) collections


At the beginning of the 21st century the museum and heritage institution in general is confronted by important challenges: financial insecurity, changing expectations, the social role of the museum, difficulties with attracting new groups, aging population, the digitalisation of culture, ... What kind of means do museums and other heritage institutions at their disposal to cope with these challenges?