Professional Certificate in Archives and Records Management

The Professional Certificate in Archives and Records Management at Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi is a 6-week programme, delivered in Arabic by international experts and professionals. The study programme is designed in cooperation with the National Archives in Abu Dhabi to provide strong learning for careers in archives and records management.

This programme combines six modules of intensive courses to develop professional expertise in areas as diverse as legislation, conservation and preservation, management of current, semi-current and e-archives material, classification, strategies, policies and procedures related to the archival field. It will incorporate a mix of theoretical principles and practical exercises for a well-rounded learning experience.

This programme is open to all.

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Application and registration

Please fill in the application form below to register.
If your studies are fully or partially sponsored, you will need some information from your sponsor. Please have them on hand to complete the application form. Please scroll down to the concerned section to see what information is needed.

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Self-Funded Study: Your employer is giving you time off to study but not contributing to course fees. Self-funding students enrolling in the Professional Certificate in Archives and Records Management have to pay the full tuition fee before the start of the courses You can directly finalise your registration by clicking on the “submit” button.

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Registration comes with the financial obligation of completing the tuition payment in full 5 days before start of the first class.

In case of withdrawal from the programme, a penalty of 20% of the tuition fee will apply.

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If I am accepted, I understand and acknowledge that I am subject to the academic rules and regulations of Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi.

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