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Muzea uniwersyteckie w Polsce
University Museums in Poland

Author(s): Elżbieta Tabakowska, Ewa Wyka
Subject(s): Cultural Essay, Political Essay, Societal Essay
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego
Keywords: University Museums; Poland; The Annual Universeum Meeting

Summary/Abstract: The Annual Universeum Meeting in Kraków has given an opportunity to present the current situation of university museums in Poland. In the present report we describe the condition of museums attached to state higher education institutions taking into consideration the following aspects: establishment date, staff, type of collections and museum exhibitions. In Poland, university museums are units directly subordinated to the authorities of the higher education institution and indirectly to the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Their activity is usually pursuant to the statute of the particular higher education institution and its internal rules. In Poland, in 2008, there were 30 museums attached to higher education institutions. The number of state higher education institutions is 84, thus about 36% of them have museums

  • Issue Year: 2010
  • Issue No: 17
  • Page Range: 31-38
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: English