ECTS - Management of Cultural Heritage

Management of Cultural Heritage (ICM527) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Management of Cultural Heritage ICM527 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Social Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Şule Pfeiffer-Taş
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To obtain knowledge about the escope of cultural heritage, its protection, promotion and management and to be able to develop ability to solve problems through protection
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Learns the scope and legal framework of cultural heritage.
  • Obtains institutional knowledge on how to protect and manage cultural heritage.
  • Aims a critical viewpoint towards applications in cultural heritage management.
  • Develops an ability of comparative assessment about cultural heritage and cultural economy.
  • Learns how to think in a solution-oriented way by forming a relation between architectural heritage, refunctioning and sustainability.
  • Recognizes the latest developments about the use of novel technologies in presentation and demonstration of cultural heritage.
  • Gains knowledge on industrial heritage and its protection.
Course Content The topics of investigation, protection, promotion and management of resources within the scope of cultural heritage; international and national agencies, relevant laws and decisions that affect the management of these resources; the theoretical and methodological approaches related to the definition and management of cultural heritage and social a

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Course objective, scope, methodology and information about references; relation between Interior Architecture and Environmental Design and Cultural Heritage Management Getting information about the course
2 The Concept of Cultural Heritage – Definitions Reading about the topics
3 Protecting Cultural Heritage and Sustainability;Laws, Regulations, Treaties, etc. Reading about the topics
4 Smuggling of Cultural Heritage Reading about the topics
5 Relation of Cultural Economy-Industry and Cultural Heritage Reading about the topics
6 Protected Sites; Historic Environment, Protection, Usage-Sustainability Reading about the topics
7 UNESCO World Cultural Heritage and Site Management Reading about the topics
8 Museums – Protection - Exhibition Reading about the topics
9 Ruins and Open Air Museums Reading about the topics
10 Using Architectural Heritage for Activities Reading about the topics
11 Refunctioning Architectural Heritage Reading about the topics
12 Industrial Heritage and Protection Reading about the topics
13 Presentations Reading about the topics and preparing presentations
14 Presentations Reading about the topics and preparing presentations
15 Presentations Reading about the topics and preparing presentations
16 Presentations Reading about the topics and preparing presentations


Other Sources 1. AHUNBAY, Z.,Tarihi Çevre Koruma ve Restorasyon, İstanbul 1996
2. ARTUN A., Müze ve Modernlik, Tarih Sahneleri Sanat Müzeleri I, İstanbul 2006.
3. FEILDEN B., J. JOKILETHO, Management Guidelines for World Cultural Heritage Sites, ICCROM Roma 1993.
4. KARAKAŞ, T., Taşınır ve Taşınmaz Kültür ve Tabiat Varlıkları Mevzuatı, Ankara 1997.
5. KRINZINGER, F. (Hrsg.), Ein Dach für Ephesos/Efes için Bir Çatı SoSchrÖAI 34, Wien 2000.
6. PFEIFFER-TAŞ, Ş., ‚Protection of Cultural Heritage in Turkey’, Compte rendu (CR) / Législations des trouvailles monétaires, International Numismatic Council/ Conseil international de numismatique, 2012, 11-17.
7. PULHAN G., (ed.) Dünya Mirasında Türkiye, Ankara 2006.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work 1 20
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 60
Presentation 1 20
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury - -
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 100
Percentage of Final Work 0
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 X
2 X
3 X
4 X
5 X
6 X
7 X
8 X
9 X
10 X
11 X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship 1 20 20
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 1 16
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 21 21
Homework Assignments 1 20 20
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 125