Want to study heritage interpretation in Europe?

As an academic discipline, heritage interpretation is taught in many universities across the world. It is a blend of developmental psychology, learning theories, communication, cognitive and many other sciences.

In the following list you will find full programmes and modules that are offered by European universities under the term ‘(heritage) interpretation’.

Degree programmes

MSc Interpretation: Management and practiceUK180
MSc / MA Heritage interpretation - Museum studiesUK180

University modules

Cultural and natural heritage interpretationBelarusn/a
Museology and heritage interpretationCroatia3
Environmental interpretationCzech Rep.3
Communication Strategies for Conservation: Natural and Cultural Heritage Site InterpretationGermany3
Heritage Interpretation Germany5
Non-formal environmental education / InterpretationGermany2
Interpretation of natural and cultural heritageSerbia6
Methodologies of research for heritage interpretationSlovenia3
Interpretation of natural heritageSpain1.2
Heritage: analysis, interpretation and managementSpain6
Interpretation and management of heritageSpain6
Interpretacion del patrimonio Spain6
Interpretation of geographic heritageSpain6
Heritage interpretationUKn/a
Interpretation, narrative, memory and conflictUK15
Museum and site interpretationUK30
Representation and interpretationUKn/a
Museums, audiences and interpretationUKn/a


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