Registration for 2022 SAWA Museum Studies Programme open until February 18th
SHARJAH, 2nd February, 2022 – Registration is now open for SAWA Museum Studies Programme, a unique joint programme that was first launched in 2015 by Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) in cooperation with Goethe-Institut Gulf Region, Berlin State Museums and University of Applied Sciences (HTW Berlin) for students of museums studies and young museum professionals.
The 2022 edition of SAWA, which means “Together” in Arabic and runs from March 14th until December 5th, focuses on sustainability in museums.
It will kick off with an online seminar before further physical and virtual workshops, projects, presentations, and seminars taught jointly by German and Arab experts occur between Sharjah and Berlin.
The cross-cultural scheme targets UAE, Germany, and the MENA region participants.
Participants will be offered an opportunity to learn about diverse museology disciplines through theoretical and practical seminars at renowned museums in Berlin and Sharjah, as well as networking opportunities amongst fellows and with international experts, who are linked to museums on the Arabian Peninsula and in Europe by their lives, research, or work.
The Berlin State Museums, HTW Berlin and Sharjah Museum Authority will issue a joint certificate.
Applicants are required to submit their registration forms, short CVs and letters of recommendation in PDF format by February 18th via email to SAWA-Academy@HTW-Berlin.