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0897 - Diploma Program in Curatorial and Museum Studies
General Admission Requirements
The aim of the program is to grant professional knowledge and to train curators for work in museums in a variety of fields (Arts, Archaeology, History, Judaica, Natural History, Exact Sciences, etc). Simultaniously these studies are meant to promote the skills of the museum curator and develop them, as well as to instill them with a professional, theoretical and practical foundation. The curriculum consists of lessons and exercises in the following fields: building a collection, preparing an exhibition, administration and human resources, contemporary issues of museums in the country and abroad, ethics and legal aspects and publications. The program also reviews the development of museums and their architectural design in different eras. The program emphasizes the perception of the museum as an educational tool, as well as mehodological and didactic problems of education in the museum.
Structure of studies
The program requires two years for completion. The classes take place at the Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery alternately every Tuesday or Wednesday, between 10:00 am – 04:00 pm, and include theoretical studies.
Students of the class that begins in 2014 will study on Wednesdays, and students of the class that begins in 2015 will study on Tuesdays.
The first three semesters are devoted to lectures and museum visits. The forth semester is dedicated to practical work in museums
A diploma will be granted to students who fulfilled the requirements of the courses and submitted a written final project.
The program is recognizes by the Ministry of Science, Culture and Sports, the Department of Museums and Art.
Requirements for admission
Candidates must have a relevant B.A. degree
All candidates must attend an Admission Committee.