Official Master's Degree in Archival and Records Management

The profession of archivist has undergone an extraordinary transformation. The impact of the introduction of new technology has led to huge development in archiving methods and this has expanded the field of activity and opened up new possibilities for employment. This impact has been reinforced by the most recent regulations and legislation which promote the profession both in the public administration and in private companies and organisations (laws on archiving, data protection, document access, administrative law and ISO standards).

Professional opportunities can be seen in different areas:

Public administration, work in historical archives and in the archives and records management of the documents of the administrations themselves (on state, autonomous region, county, city and town levels).

• In organisations and private entities and companies (universities, associations and professional organisations, teaching centres, ecclesiastical institutions, financial institutions, estate agents, consultants, health sector, media, etc.).

• In records and archive services companies (consultants, archive organisers, digitization services, documentary security systems, document destruction, computer applications for records management, etc.).