Program Introduction

Established in 2014, the program of public history (historia w przestrzeni publicznej) at the Institute of History, University of Wroclaw (Poland) can admit up to 40 students each year. The program offers an MA in public history, in six fields of specialization: popularizing history, digital archives management, editing, historical politics and memory, interpretations of history, material culture heritage. About 50 students have graduated so far. Since 2017/2018 the program is also available in the full-time ENGLISH VERSION, with annual tuition fee of 2200 euro for EU- and 3650 euro for non-EU-students. Application details:

Degrees Offered

  • M.A. in Public History

Program Strengths

  • Archival Practices
  • Editing
  • Historic Preservation
  • Material Culture
  • Museum Studies
  • Oral History
  • Other
  • Public Policy
  • Publishing

Credit Hour Requirements


How Many Students are Admitted Annually


MAs produced last year


Financial Aid Available

Scholarships (merit-based and need-based)

Deadline To Apply

For program in English: non-EU citizens: August 15th, 2020 EU citizens: September 15th, 2020. For program in Polish: September 15, 2020

Internship Requirements

Required. Internships (worth 2 ECTS) related to the field of specialization are arranged during summer holiday between year 1 and year 2.

Places Where Students Have Interned During the Past 3 Years

  • Institute of National Remembrance
  • Ośrodek Pamięć i Przyszłość
  • National and Local Museums

Employers Who Have Hired Graduates from this Program within the Past Five Years

  • Ośrodek Pamięć i Przyszłość (Future and Memory Center), Wrocław
  • Polish Museum in Rapperswil (Switzerland)
  • Platform of European Memory and Conscience