Course Description

Course Name

Management of Cultural Heritage

Session: VRMS3120

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Management of Cultural Heritage is a course in the ?the Business of Art? cycle that explores theoretical and ethical issues directly applicable to management decisions concerning cultural heritage sites impacted by modern tourism. Issues of authenticity, cultural identity, art ownership and enterprise, ideology and commoditization of art heritage, trade in art and antiquities, restitution and repatriation will be discussed in theoretical terms and in case study analysis and on-site visits. The aims of the course are to enable students to evaluate real situations of cultural heritage and tourism, and to exercise judgment in ethical issues involving cultural heritage.

*Course content subject to change