Museum Studies and Heritage

5 ECTs / Semester / Portuguese

Provide the students with basic knowledge in heritage and museology:

  • Distinguish the various types of heritage;
  • Know and understand the terminology and the methodology standards in museum;
  • Understand the history of museology in the occidental world according to the cultural, social, economic and political contexts in every age;
  • Identify the various types of museums according to the museum governance, collections and policies;
  • Keep the sense of a museological project;
  • Understand the cultural function of the museum and relate it to the systems of communication with its publics and users;
  • Acquire qualities of research and critical ability to update knowledge;
  • Identify the various types of museums.


Assistant Professor
Holder of a Doctoral Degree in History from the Lusíada University with a thesis entitled "Musealização do sagrado: Práticas museológicas em torno de objectos do…