Archival research and internship in historical archives and NGOs

Students will undertake a three-month practical internship in relevant historical archives conducting original historical research or assessing and classifying already existing archival sources. They will be assessed by a research paper they will produce.

Learning outcomes

Upon completing the course the students will have gained:

  • knowledge of archival research methods, the preservation and the recording of oral testimonies
  • knowledge of the terminology and the study of historical findings
  • field practice in oral history methods
  • understanding of the needs of modern historical research
  • Moreover, students will have the opportunity for practice through placements in museums and historical archives.