Master in Cultural Studies: Comparative Heritage Studies (COHES)

General

Program Description

Students enrolled in 2018/2019 will study for free thanks to the grant of the National Center for Research and Development. There is also an opportunity to offer for foreign students a scholarship in the amount of 1 500 PLN/month (approx. 375 USD).

Programme description

This two-year full-time Comparative Heritage Studies (COHES) MA programme offers a wide range of knowledge on cultural heritage in literature, art, theatre, architecture, urban space, and sites of memory, particularly those found in Krakow and inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list. The COHES programme focuses on the multi-ethnic, multinational, multilingual nature of heritage, approaching it from three angles: Digital Heritage, Visual Heritage, and Comparative and Translated Heritage.

Graduate’s profile

The knowledge gained by COHES graduates will allow them to broaden their understanding of the dynamics shaping heritage in the contemporary world, both in symbolic and material terms. Graduates will be prepared to identify and analyze social, cultural, and political actions that affect the recognition and protection of cultural heritage, as well as its management and education. They will receive qualifications to work in international cultural centers, particularly museums, archival/research, diplomatic, or academic institutes, publishing houses, and libraries. These studies will train young scholars to use interdisciplinary tools in a critical and comparative fashion, helping them to work in multilingual and multicultural environments.

Qualification result

The ranking lists reflect the applicants' final qualification results calculated on a scale from 0 to 100 on the basis of the following criteria:

  • motivation letter (65%),
  • description of academic and educational achievements (35%).

Application fee

The application fee is 20 USD (or 75 PLN, or 18 EUR). The fee is paid separately for each registration and each registration has its own bank account number assigned for the payment.

Tuition fee

Comparative Heritage Studies (COHES) MA program is free of charge for both Polish and non-Polish students.

Contact us

Phone: +48 12 663 18 10, +48 12 663 18 20

Email: cash@uj.edu.pl

Last updated Jul 2018

About the School

The Jagiellonian University is the oldest higher education institution in Poland and one of the oldest in Europe. It was founded on 12 May 1364 by the Polish king Casimir the Great. The Jubilee year 2 ... Read More

The Jagiellonian University is the oldest higher education institution in Poland and one of the oldest in Europe. It was founded on 12 May 1364 by the Polish king Casimir the Great. The Jubilee year 2014 marked the 650th anniversary of this remarkable event. Since its very beginning, the Jagiellonian University has been an international institution. Poles, Ruthenians, Lithuanians, Hungarians, Germans, Czechs, the Swiss, the English, the Dutch, the French, the Spanish, Italians, and even Tatars studied here in the old days. Read less