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Postgraduate Education, Training and Research at Archives School Marburg, Germany. Karsten Uhde. Archival Education in Germany. Three institutions Bavarian Archives School, Munich University of Applied Studies, Potsdam Archives School, Marburg. Bavarian Archives School Munich.

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Postgraduate Education, Training and Research at Archives School Marburg, Germany

Karsten Uhde


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Archival Education in Germany

  • Three institutions

    • Bavarian Archives School, Munich

    • University of Applied Studies, Potsdam

    • Archives School, Marburg


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Bavarian Archives School Munich

  • Founded in 1882

  • Post graduate courses since 1882

  • Graduate courses since 1924

  • Only for Bavarian Archives

  • No free enrolment


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University of Applied Studies Potsdam

  • Founded 1991

  • Only graduate courses

  • Emphasize the common ground of the work and education for archivists, librarians and information manager


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Archives School Marburg

Institute for Archival Science

University of Applied Archival Studies


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Archives School Marburg

  • A public company of Hesse

  • Supervised by an advisory board, consists of 23 representatives

  • We charge a fee for every student (about 17.000 euro)

  • The staff of our institution consists of 12 people


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Archives School Marburg

  • Founded in 1949

  • West-German succession of the old Prussian “Institute for Archival Science” in Berlin

  • No independent matriculation on the graduate and postgraduate courses


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Archives School MarburgGraduate Courses

  • All together they take three years

  • Eighteen months are spent in Marburg

  • Twelve month the students do practical work in state archives and city archives

  • This course is since 1983 equivalent to studies at universities of applied studies


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Archives School MarburgPostgraduate Courses

  • They take two years, beginning May 1st

  • About 20 civil service probationers in a course.

  • They have finished their university studies and hold a PhD in history.


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Archives School MarburgPostgraduate Courses

  • Eight months period of practical work in a state archivesincluding two periods of working

    • in another kind of archives

    • in a governmental institution, especially in its records-management-system.

  • Twelve months of theoretical training at Archives School Marburg, divided into three trimesters.


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Archives School MarburgPostgraduate Courses

  • The lectures are divided

    into four groups:

    - archival science,

    - auxiliary science,

    - history

    - law and administration science.


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Archives School MarburgPostgraduate Courses

  • Archival science including e.g.:

    terminology, description, appraisal, records management, archives management, archival history, preservation and conservation, information sciences


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Archives School MarburgPostgraduate Courses

  • Auxiliary sciences including e.g.:

    medieval and modern diplomatics, palaeography, genealogy, heraldry

  • History including e.g.:

    administrative and constitutional history, territorial history of Germany and its states.


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Archives School MarburgPostgraduate Courses

  • Law and administrationsciences including e.g.:

    • administrative law,

    • public policy,

    • public relations,

    • structure of chanceries,

    • working processes in the administration


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Archives School Marburg Postgraduate Courses

  • 49 subjects, with more than 1300 hours of lectures.

  • 402 hours in auxiliary science with the focus on diplomatics and reading exercises

  • 360 hours in law and administrative science with the focus on archival law and on records management systems.

  • 295 hours in archival science with the focus on description and the use and impact of new media for archives.

  • 252 hours in history with the focus on administrative and constitutional history.


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Archives School Marburg Postgraduate Courses

  • Different methods:

    • Lectures by staff

    • Reading exercises

    • Seminars with papers,

      group work, practical

      exercises etc.

    • Guest lecturers


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Archives School Marburg Postgraduate Courses

After the 12 month at Archives School

  • Four week practical work

    at the Federal Archives

    of Germany

  • Two months for a thesis

  • Final month for exams


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Archives School Marburg Postgraduate Courses

  • Four written exams

    • Archival law,

    • Edition of modern German record

    • Edition of mediaeval Latin charter

    • Edition of mediaeval German charter

      or Edition of modern French record

  • Two oral exams

    • archival science

    • administrative and constitutional history.


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Archives School MarburgResearch

  • Since 1995 three major research programmes in cooperation with the DFG, the German National Research Fund:

    • Criteria of Intrinsic Value as planning-tools for migration-programmes

    • MIDOSA-Online

    • XML/EAD-Exchange-format


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Archives School Marburg Research

  • Participation and

    cooperation with:

    • DTD for describing

      mediaeval charters,

    • ISO 15489

    • DLM-Forum

    • MoReq

    • ICA (SAE and CDS)

    • Society of German Archivists


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Archives School Marburg Training Courses

  • Three types of courses:

    • Basic Courses.

    • Continuation Courses

    • Extended Courses.

  • 15-17 courses

  • About 250 participants


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