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Masters in Museology

Image with quote from Maurício Segall, Brazilian museologist and economist:

The Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES) accredited this study cycle without conditions considering "a pioneering educational project and of great significance at the University of Porto and in Portugal , as well as of great cultural and scientific interest." (see the documents here).
Please consult the study cycle official documents.

Degree approved under Art. 54 of the Teaching Career Statute (Decree-Law no. 15/2007, of 19/01), regulated by Ordinance no. 334/2008, of 30/04, for the groups 200 (Portuguese and Social Studies / History) and 400 (History). (Order of His Excellency the Secretary of State of Education, June 21st 2010; awaiting revalidation).


For more information see:
Candidate webpage | Academic Portal

  Applications calendar and number of vacancies
  Tuition Fees
  Admission requirements: graduate degree or equivalent 



"Training in museology, obtained through different academic degrees, gave me a broader perception of the importance of cultural heritage and a vision of the determining role cultural values can play in the construction of a more integrated and educated society. These values must be considered in the full range of their meaning and seen from a perspective where MAN assumes a decisive role in the creation and experience of Cultural Heritage."

António Ponte - North Regional Director of Culture


For scientific and academic issues - contact the course direction: mmus@letras.up.pt
For administrative questions
- contact the Academic Management Services : sga@letras.up.pt
For international mobility students - contact the International Relations Office: sri@letras.up.pt

General information

Official Code: 9318
Director: Paula Homem
Acronym: MMUS
Academic Degree: Master
Type of course/cycle of studies: Masters Degree
Start: 2009/2010
Duration: 2 Years

Study Plan


  • Master of Arts in Museology (120 ECTS credits)
  • Specialization Course in Museology (60 ECTS credits)

Main Scientific Areas

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