Expression of Interest for the Mu.SA Specialization Course! Applications are now open!

Mu.SA project team would like to thank all and each of you for your participation, your consistency and your enthusiasm on the MOOC course! 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 are able to apply to the next phase in Speciali...

The Mu.SA project and MOOC in PatrasIQ2019

Mu.SA project and especially the scope, content and the worldwide interest of MOOC was presented in the 6thTechnology Transfer Exhibition - Patras Innovation Quest (Patras IQ), held in Patras from 12 to 15 April 2019. Patras Innovation Quest (PATRAS IQ) is a joint venture between the Ministry of Economy and Development and the Ministry of Education, Research & Religious Affairs, the Region of Western Greece, the University of Patras, the Hellenic Op

Mu.SA MOOC as good practice example in the EPALE community

The project “Mu.SA: Museum Sector Alliance” (ongoing project) is approved in the European Framework of Erasmus+ / Sector Skills Alliances. It aims to address the increasing disconnection between formal education and training and the world of work because of the emergence of new job roles due to the quickening pace of the adoption of ICT in the museum sector. Mu.SA addresses directly the shortage of digital and transferable skills identified in the museum s

ENCATC Journal of Cultural Management and Policy

Due to the increasing use of technologies in the museum sector, new job profiles are now emerging within that sector. This paper written by Antonia Silvaggi and Federica Pesce published in the ENCATC Journal of Cultural Management and Policy Volume 8 describes the key findings of the research activities carried out in Greece, Portugal and Italy within the Mu.SA – Museum Sector Alliance – project funded by the European Erasmus Plus Programme – Sector Skill


A new special issue of ICOM’s peer-reviewed journal, Museum International, is dedicated to the theme "Museums in a Digital World". This issue includes an article by Ana Carvalho and Alexandre Matos (ICOM Portugal) about Mu.SA project. The article is entitled: "Museum Professionals in a Digital World: Insigths from a Case Study in Portugal" and explores the key findings of the first phase of the research for the Portuguese case study. Museum International

Infoday of Mu.SA in Larissa, Greece

The DAISSy research team of the Hellenic Open University, with the support of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Larissa, the Cultural and Science deputy mayorship of the Municipality of Larissa, the 'Larissa - the learning city" and the Association "Hippocrates in Larissa", organized an Infoday entitled "The management of digital cultural Heritage & Digital Skills for Museum Professionals" (in Greek "Η διαχείριση της ψηφιακής πολιτιστικής κληρονομιά &

Promotion of project MuSA at the infoday on Intergenerational Learning

The Infoday on Intergenerational Learning titled "Learning from Generation to Generation" was held with success and remarkable participation at the Municipal Art Gallery of Larissa – G. Katsigras Museum, on 29 November 2018. The event was co-organized by the DAISSy research group of Hellenic Open University, the Municipal Art Gallery of Larissa, the "Hippocrates in Larissa" Association and the Larissa Deputy Mayor of Social Policy, as part of the "Larissa

Development of digital skills in museums. The European project Mu.SA

ICOM Greece presented Mu.SA project in the National Conference titled "Friends of Museums in Current Museum Practice". The conference was organised by the Hellenic Federation of Friends of Museums, under the auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports and of the Regional Unit of Thessaly. It took place in Volos (Greece) on October 5-6-7. On October 6th, Mr Philippos Mazarakis-Ainian, vice-president of ICOM-GR and Mu.SA team member, delivered

Museums and Training: Digital Skills for the Future Museum

The AKMI Institute of Vocational Training and the DAISSy research team of the Hellenic Open University invite you to the Infoday entitled "Museums and Training: Digital Skills for the Future Museum" (in Greek) on Tuesday, 6 November 2018, hours: 16:00 - 20:00 , at the AKMI premises, in Athens. The workshop is organized within the framework of the European Mu.SA - Museum Sector Alliance, funded by the Erasmus + / Sector Skills Alliance, coordinated by the D

Promotion of Mu.SA during the 83rd TIF

Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), the most important exhibition event in Greece, and one of the most important events in Southeastern Europe, was held for the 83rd time from 8 to 16 September 2018. During this week, the heart of entrepreneurship, innovation, and US tech excellence was beating in Thessaloniki. With a total of 20 official, direct state participations and USA as the honored country, TIF succeeded in attracting more than 280.000 visitors,