The MBA program Culture, Heritage & Citizenship (CHC) is a joint program of City Campus Dordrecht and Amsterdam Summer University (AMSU) in collaboration with the Felix Meritis Connecting Cultures. The MBA program is designed for initiatives, project organizations, companies (NGOs), governments and semi-governmental organizations that are looking for positioning and repositioning of their role in the “participation society”.
Culture, heritage and citizenship
The participation society goes beyond the buzz word. The theme of citizenship is not only current with the government; it is the new guiding principle in the broad cultural and heritage sector (archives, museums, monuments, performing arts, festivals and cultural industry).
Yet there is a lack of an interdisciplinary approach that brings together the management of citizenship programs, culture, heritage, (public) buildings and institutions. Too often, annual figures, occupied seats and returns take precedence over the relationship between the institution and society.
The parties in the market gradually come to the conclusion that the participation of citizens in the solutions of social issues must be organized in a very different way. Too many well-equipped providers are only suppliers of services to the (subsidizing) government.
Because of their nature and continuity, cultural and heritage institutions can play a decisive role in the contact between citizens and society. In addition to fulfilling the core task, the institution is increasingly becoming a “citizenship educator”.
Why this program?
● Unique accredited Masters degree in culture
● Part-time training for professionals
● Financing options
● More than 30 renowned guest teachers
● Can also be followed per module
● Access to high-quality knowledge network
● Small interactive study groups
● Side events abroad
After completing this course you are:
1. Expert active citizenship in culture
2. Effective leader
3. All-round oriented in the sector