Career prospects

The Reinwardt Academy plays an important role in producing theory, analysis and reflection and is closely connected with developments in the field. It focuses upon how these are applied via the projects and assignments in which students participate. This offers students the possibility of building a professional network that can support them throughout their careers.


The study programme equips students for careers at policy-making, curatorial or managerial level within heritage organizations. It gives students the depth of knowledge they need to play an innovative and leading role in formulating strategic policy at senior level. The programme’s ambition is that its alumni will play a role in the process of modernisation.
Our graduate employment record speaks for itself: museum directors, consultants, project leaders, leading positions in NGOs, policy-makers at managerial level, heads of museum education departments, entrepreneurs in the heritage sector, careers in urban heritage, tourism, museum communication. Many graduates are teaching in museum studies programmes worldwide.

Global network

As a student you have access to a global network of expertise through the contribution of our lecturers and graduates active in the museum and heritage world. Our academic and practical exchange can be seen in Latin America, Western and Central Europe, as well as in the Anglo-Saxon world.

Alumna Anna Martens

"I chose the Master of Museology because it trains you to look beyond the museum world and to reflect on and participate in the international discourse on heritage. The staff at the Academy is on top of new ideas and discussions within the field. They offer you a worldwide network of people working within all sorts of heritage projects. This helped me to make the step towards working as a freelance museologist in various heritage projects and museums."