Archaeological Tourism

Bachelor in Archaeological Tourism, English

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Program description of Bsc. Archaeological Tourism

The frequent changes and developments of society and to the labor market, along with the globalization process, requires qualified specialists in the recognition and evaluation of archaeological, architectural and historical heritage. This program is designed to deliver students the necessary professional skills in a way that enable the realization of a tourist package on known archaeological sites and parks. The study program of BSc in “Management of Archaeological Tourism” creates a variety of career opportunities in the professional and academic field. At the same time, it offers employment opportunities in the private and public sectors, because this program creates complete knowledge on heritage law, heritage preservation, valorization and promotion of archaeological sites and museum open air.

Why should you study in this program? The main purpose of this study program is to bring to market professionals with the right qualifications and knowledge in the fields of management of archaeological sites, archaeological parks, cultural ensembles, cultural monuments, archaeological artifacts, museums, and museums ensembles. This study program focuses on transmitting theoretical and practical knowledge to students to face any challenge in the current labor market. The curriculum of the program “Archaeological Tourism Management” is rich with modules by Albanian and foreign authors who are experts in Albanian archeology and Albanian archaeological heritage.

Where can you get employed after graduating? This study program provides the necessary knowledge for students to have employment opportunities as managers in the public sector, local government as well as in the private sector. Also, the successful completion of this study program offers students the opportunity for further studies in Professional or Scientific Master Degrees. BA degree in “Management of Archaeological Tourism” develops a range of practical skills, creative and interpretative, necessary in the field of archaeological tourism. At the end of the program, the student obtains knowledges and skills to be employed in tour operators, as freelance guide or as interpretative guides in archaeological parks and sites as a specialist in private and public institutions as well.