Cultural Heritage Policies

120 ECTS
Major of the Master’s Degree in Policies and Governance in Europe

The master’s program in Cultural Heritage Policies is one of the two majors in the second year of the Master’s degree program in Policies and Governance in Europe (PAGE). Cultural heritage includes policies regarding the collection, exporting and exhibition of art, preserving historic buildings and natural heritage as well as promoting cultural tourism, heritage food and drink, and immaterial heritage such as languages.


The Master in Cultural Heritage Policies offers students the chance to focus on a growing field in a strategic city that offers a unique advantage.Cultural heritage refers to policies regarding collecting, exporting and exhibiting art, preserving historic buildings and natural heritage as well as promoting cultural tourism, heritage food and drink, and immaterial heritage such as languages. Italy – and Rome in particular – offer an ideal place to study these issues as the country has a long history of perseveration policies as well as the highest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world.  Cultural heritage is growing rapidly in Europe and around the world, accounting for a large percentage of economies and providing many jobs.

I year – 2020-2021

Comparative Public Policy in Europe6
EU Institutions and Decision Making6
EU Law and Regulation6
The Integration of Europe6
The Economics of Europe6
Policy Evaluation and Implementation6
Data Analysis for Social Sciences6
Demography, Society and Policy in Europe6
First language6

II year – 2021-2022

The Politics of Cultural Heritage in Europe6
Managing and Developing Heritage6
Comparative and International Law of Heritage Protection6
3 Electives courses18

Activities for all majors

Second language6
Other activities8
Final work16
Total Credits120

The course is subject to approval from the Ministry of Education and the study plan could change.

The two specialized majors offer particular opportunities. The cultural heritage sector includes museums, governments, the third sector, associations and firms. Economic governance can lead to employment in regulatory, competition authorities and expert bodies, as well as the regulatory affairs departments of large firms and associations.

Luiss offers many internship opportunities thanks to agreements with public organizations and private firms, including those specifically interested in PAGE, allowing students to gain valuable experience on the job market. The program also provides students multiple opportunities to meet policy makers, firms and associations thanks to its rich calendar of speakers and visitors as well as the University’s strategic position in Rome.

PAGE is an internationalized degree. Students have several opportunities to go abroad through Double Degrees with Luiss partner institutions and exchange programs. Students are recruited from all over the world while staff have international experience in both Europe and the United States.

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