Cultural Heritage Policies

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

The Master’s degree in Policies and Governance in Europe (PAGE) responds to a changing world in which policy decisions are taken at different linked levels. It prepares students to use public policy analysis in the outside world by drawing on different disciplines. The track focuses on how and why policy makers create, use and manage cultural heritage, that includes historic buildings, museums, cities, food and intangible heritage.

The Master’s degree in Policies and Governance in Europe covers major policies made at EU, international, national, regional and local levels. It is multidisciplinary and includes the study of political science, law and economics, sociology and management. It offers a combination of analytical skills, knowledge of key domains and specific competencies. It is designed for public and private sector organisations (e.g. government agencies, EU and international institutions, museums, associations, local and regional development offices).

Students will gain practical experience through internships and gain entrance to employment opportunities in the public and private sector.


What you will learn

1st year

During the 1st year modules will be focused the following themes: Key policy areas for Europe; Comparative policy making; The EU; Economic policy, regulation and demography.

2nd year

The second year features a specialized track in Cultural Heritage. It examines how and why political leaders create and use heritage, how it is then managed and used, and the national and international legal frameworks that govern heritage. It combines theory with practical examples.

The Program looks at different European countries, EU and international levels.

I year – 2021-2022

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

II year – 2022-2023

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

Other activities8
Learning Innovation Activities4
Digital Lab2
Final work16
Total Credits120

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

The Master’s degree in Policies and Governance in Europe prepares students for the job market. Luiss has internship agreements with many organisations relevant for the master’s degree: Government Ministries, Regions, museums, associations,International organisations, National and international NGOs. In addition, the program’s Laboratories and the Luiss Career Services Office help students to gain experience with organizations that recruit in public policy, with which Luiss has excellent links.

This Master’s degree includes exchange programs with some of the best universities in the world and invites guest speakers from prominent organizations. In addition, the course’s professors have taught in foreign elite universities in the United Kingdom, France, Germany and China

Erasmus+ and Bilateral Exchange Programs

The Luiss Student Exchange Office manages and promotes student exchanges within the Erasmus Program, as well as through bilateral exchange agreements with non-European universities. The procedures are based on the ECTS system. All eligible students can apply to be selected for an opportunity to study abroad on an Erasmus+ or Bilateral exchange in one of our several partner Institutions. Our Erasmus+/Bilateral network currently boasts 218 agreements with Higher Education Institutions in 46 countries, and it grows every year.

Structured Partnership Exchange and Double Degree Programs

The International Development Office offers to students a wide range of structured partnerships and double degree programs they can apply for, depending on the specific Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree program they’re currently enrolled in or the program they’re willing to enroll in for the next academic year.

PAGE faculty members are drawn from different disciplines and have international research and teaching experience.

PAGE Director:
Mark Thatcher, Professor of Political Science, Luiss, and previously Professor of Comparative and International Politics, London School of Economics

Faculty (To be confirmed)
Bruno Cautrès, Senior Researcher, CEVIPOF, Sciences Po Paris
Marie Elena Cavallaro, Associate Professor in and formerly Senior Member Fellow, St. Anthony’s College, Oxford
Thomas Christiansen, Professor of Political Science, Luiss, and previously Professor of European Institutional Politics, University of Maastricht
Marisa Cremona, Emeritus Professor and former President, European University Institute
Marta Simoncini, Assistant Professor in Administrative Law, Luiss and Fellow, University College, London
Veronica de Romanis, former Member of the Council of Economic Advisors at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, focusing on macroeconomics and public finance, and teaches at Stanford University and Luiss.

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