Summary: Museums and Exhibition studies (M.A.)
Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg
Consecutive Master, duration: 4 semester / 120 cp
Faculty: Cooperation of faculty III and faculty IV
Accredited by: Zentrale Evaluations- und Akkreditierungsagentur Hannover (ZEvA)
The Masters degree programme "Museum and Exhibition Studies" prepares students for
museum-related work. The course of study is theory oriented and based on museological
research, and also includes practical training in relevant skills.
Students will work both in specific disciplines and with trans-disciplinary questions, deepening
their knowledge of material culture, history and art. They will be expected to acquire broad
competences through participation in exhibition projects and seminars on museum theory and
practice, including excursions to current exhibitions.
A special emphasis of the programme is the close cooperation between the three museum-
related disciplines of history, art and material culture studies and various kinds of museums. In
addition, the programme offers intensive seminars and practical training in museum-related
business and management skills.
Graduates of the M.A. study program Museum and Exhibition will have the following
qualifications: extensive knowledge of material culture, history and art; working both in specific
disciplines and with trans-disciplinary questions; broad competences through participation in