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SAWA is dedicated to the exchange of ideas amongst cultures

SAWA academy opens admission

Sharjah, April 21, 2019

Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) has announced that it is accepting entries for its SAWA Museum Academy, an introductory professional qualification that covers the diverse areas of working in museums and the cultural field in general.
Manal Ataya, director-general of SMA, explained that SAWA, which means together in Arabic, is a unique program that supports and develops capabilities and necessary skills. It equips students with the essential tools and international best practices in museology required in today’s world.
It is directed at students of museum studies and young museum professionals from the MENA Region and Germany. The two-phase program is a joint initiative of SMA, the Staatliche Museen Berlin and the Goethe-Institut Gulf Region, together with the University of Applied Sciences Berlin.
It is designed to create a multicultural learning environment for Arab and German students to jointly share learning experiences, innovative approaches and methods in cultural appropriate museology. SAWA is dedicated to the exchange of ideas on Appropriate Museum Studies across continents and cultures to encourage learning from and with each other.
Phase one of the program is from September 15 to 25. The second stage takes place in Berlin, Germany, from June 8 to 15. 
Interested individuals can sign up for the program by visiting or by contacting Goethe institute on +971 2 4099400. –TradeArabia News Sevice


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