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Joint Doctoral Programme in Cultural Heritage

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Introductory “founding theories” seminars

Introductory seminars are organized physically, hybridly or digitally. An average of 3 one-day “Founding theories” seminars has to be followed in the fist year(s) of the PhD training.

Learning objectives: a specialized understanding of the theories and concepts related to Cultural Heritage; acquiring transdisciplinary knowledge on Cultural Heritage.

Number of ECTS: 3 ECTS

Methodology seminars

Methodology seminars are organized physically, hybridly or digitally. An average of 4 one-day “Methodology seminars” have to be followed during the first 24 months of the PhD training.

Learning objectives: a specialized understanding of the different disciplinary approaches, disciplinary tools and research data in the field of Cultural Heritage.

Number of ECTS: 3 ECTS

PhD Workshop

One Workshop per year is organized in different Una Europa universities as part of the Una-Her-Doc programme. Every Una-Her-Doc Doctoral candidate will have to follow at least one workshop during his/her studies.

Learning objectives: presenting and defending its own research in front of peers; discussing with researchers of different disciplines and invited heritage professionals; team working; team management; synthesis and evaluation of research; academic events organization (by proposing guest lectures and working on the Workshop’s programme).

Number of ECTS: 4 ECTS

Research Teams seminars

Regular seminars, organized by each one of the 4 research teams, on a virtual basis, every 2 months approximately (physical, hybrid or digital).

Learning objectives: Specialized knowledge in one of the 4 themes of the transnational teams; inter- and transdisciplinarity; knowledge on societal challenges that could be tackled through Cultural Heritage; knowledge and collaboration with heritage professionals. Research teams also provide important guidance regarding: scientific integrity, research ethics, open science, copyright and scientific publication.

Number of ECTS: 2 ECTS

Language classes

The language classes are part of the existing offer of Una Europa universities.

Learning objectives: reading of specialized materials and understanding of cultural heritage terminology in another language than the Home university’s official language(s).

Number of ECTS: 2 ECTS

Pre-defense in front of the Cultural Heritage Expert Committee

Learning objectives: presenting research to peers and professors; defending obtained results; argumenting and debating with peers.

Number of ECTS: 2 ECTS