Europe Strategy 2020 and European Frameworks used in Mu.SA training programs The Europe 2020 strategy establishes Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) as a core element for five of the seven flagship initiatives to promote growth in the European Union: the European Platform Against Poverty and Social Exclusion, An Agenda for New Skills and Jobs, Youth on The Move, and the Digital Agenda for Europe, and the Innovation Union. Europe 2020 Strate
The Mu.SA project was presented in the 10th International Conference in Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applications(IISA2019) in the 15th of July 2019 at the University of Patras, Greece. IISA-2019 is the tenth conference in the IISA series, technically co-sponsored by IEEE, the University of Piraeus, the University of Patras and the University of the Peloponnese. The International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applicat
We are happy to inform you that the pre-selection procedure for the participation to the Mu.SA Specialization course has finished and the pre-selected candidates per country (Greece, Italy, Portugal) have been informed through email. Due to the GDPR law, the details of the pre-selected candidates will not be announced publicly. Totally, only 120 candidates are selected to continue with the Specialization Course in the Mu.SA project countries. The Specializ...
The DAISSy research team of the Hellenic Open University, organized with great success the event focusing on the “Training of museum professionals and developing digital skills”, on Monday 24 of June 2019 at the hotel Electra Metropolis in Athens, with speeches by the Hellenic Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and IEK AKMH, partners of the Mu.SA project. The subject of the event was to present the training activities organized within
We would like to thank all candidates who took time and submitted their Expression of Interest for the Mu.SA Specialization Course! Please note that no further changes can be made to the submitted applications. The Mu.SA Team is currently working on the selection of candidates, screening all applications received. The Specialization course will start in 16 September 2019 and end on 13 March 2020. Totally, only 120 candidates will be selected to conti...
The Mu.SA project is featured in a new article, Digital Social Innovation and the Evolving Role of Digital in Museums. Authored by Haitham Eid, Associate Professor/Director, Master of Arts in Museum Studies Program, Southern University at New Orleans (USA) and published in the proceedings of MW19 Conference in Boston, MA (April 2 – 6, 2019). The article presents Digital Social Innovation (DSI) as a potential framework that can manifest the mission of museu
The DAISSy research team of the Hellenic Open University organizes an event dedicated to the training of museum professionals and the development of digital skills. The event is part of the European Mu.SA project and will take place on Monday 24 June 2019 in Athens. In the event will be participation with speeches of the Hellenic Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the IEK AKMI, partners of the Mu.SA project. During the event, t
A new issue of ICOM’s Portugal Bulletin (n.º 13, May 2019), is dedicated to the theme “Museums as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition”. This issue includes an article by Ana Carvalho and Alexandre Matos (ICOM Portugal) about Mu.SA project. The article is entitled: "Os Profissionais de Museus no Mundo digital: Contributos do Projecto Mu.SA" and describes the activities carried out, including a summary about forthcoming activities. The full arti
Mu.SA team provides to all applicants a set of Frequently Asked Questions and their respective Answer in order to facilitate the process of your application. Most questions have reached us and have been answered to each of you. Thank you all for your interest! On behalf of Mu.SA team For more information read here!
Mu.SA initiated a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Essential Skills for Museum Professionals in which over 5.000 related professionals enrolled from around the globe and which was successfully completed in March 2019. All learners who successfully finished the MOOC, have the opportunity to enter the second phase of the training: a Specialization Course, with blended and work - based learning. Who? All successful learners of the MOOC are able to ap...