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Saturday 18 June ,2022

The Archives, the National Library and the Sorbonne University are preparing to receive students for the next year 2022

Registration is open to those interested in professional and academic studies in documentation and archiving
The Archives, the National Library and the Sorbonne University are preparing to receive students for the next year 2022.

The Archives and the National Library, in cooperation with Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, open the door for those wishing to enroll in a bachelor’s program and a professional certificate dealing with document management and archival sciences, and a master’s program in records management and archival studies, with the aim of raising a generation of qualified academics who are able to preserve the UAE’s documentary stock for generations.
In conjunction with this, the Archives, the National Library and Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi are preparing to celebrate at the end of this academic year 2022 the graduation of the first batch of students with a Bachelor’s degree in Document Management and Archives Sciences who are qualified to work on preserving the nation’s memory with merit. As this step is a major achievement in terms of enriching the archives with scientific and academic skills capable of preserving the archives and the historical documents and records in the UAE.
The importance of studying a bachelor’s degree in document management and archive sciences comes from being a qualification for the archival profession, which falls within the framework of knowledge management as an important source of information that is growing and renewing rapidly in the United Arab Emirates. The bachelor’s program puts the profession of archiving and document management on a more serious and committed path, which is the way to qualification For experts and specialists in the science of document management and archives, who are able to harness the knowledge and skills they acquire in this academic program that guarantees the development and advancement of the national archiving process.
And since the Archives and the National Library aspire in their vision to be pioneers in providing distinguished archival, documentary and research services, this can only be achieved by providing the archives with practically trained and academically qualified cadres to perform this noble task that will continue to preserve the history and heritage of the Emirates and record its present. The Sorbonne Abu Dhabi, the prestigious university, can With a global reputation in its academic field, to qualify young cadres and workers in archival systems who participate in its academic programs in order to perform their national role to the fullest.
As for the Master's Program in Records Management and Archival Studies, it is the culmination of a series of study programs in which the Archive and the National Library cooperate with Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi.
The Archives and the National Library hold great hopes for this specialization, which is the first of its kind in the United Arab Emirates, and gives graduates greater confidence when entering the labor market.
It should be noted that registration for the next academic year 2022-2023 is open to applicants for bachelor's studies until the end of next July, and for those wishing to study a master's degree, they can register until the tenth of next August.
It is noteworthy that the professional certificate program has undergone an important development represented in the possibility of holding a special course for the professional certificate away from the headquarters of the Archives, the National Library and the headquarters of the Sorbonne University, as this was requested by a party in any of the emirates of the country, and this requires the provision of a suitable place to hold the course. Those in charge of the course and managing it to the specified place, instead of the students incurring the trouble of traveling and reaching the Sorbonne in Abu Dhabi.
The professional certificate program was designed in cooperation between the Archives, the National Library and Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi in Arabic. Seven batches graduated from this program, who have proven their success and distinction in the field of work, as they received theoretical and practical sciences from international experts and professionals, who provide strong levels of education for jobs in the archives. Records management, and the door for registration in the professional certificate is always open.