The UA launches its first Master's Programme Erasmus Mundus on the economy of cultural heritage
Alicante, 10th September 2012
The Universities Consortium coordinated by lecturer Anne-Francoise Garcon, from the Université Paris 1Pantheon-Sorbonne, of which the University of Alicante is part of, along with the universities of Padova (Italy), Evora (Portugal), Curitiba (Brazil), Prague (Czech Republic) and Sfax (Tunisia), has gained the highest European ratingErasmusMundus for its Joint Master's Programme Techniques, Patrimoine, Territoires de l'Industrie (TPTI).
The University of Alicante, which will start teaching it during the current academic year, is represented by the lecturer in Economic History and Institutions, from the the Department of Applied Economic Analysis, Joaquín Melgarejo, with the participation of lecturers Carlos Barciela, Inmaculada López, José Antonio Miranda and Miguel Ángel Sáez, through its research on the economy of cultural property.
Erasmus Mundus is a cooperation and mobility programme that aims at promoting high quality education and develop cooperation between the EU and third countries, as well as encouraging mobility in both directions and access to higher education.
The registration period for the Master's, the first of its kind in the University of Alicante, opens in October 2012 and will end in January 2013.