Register for the Online Course: "Understanding and Using the UDA"

Discover and register to the new ICA training course "Understanding and Using the Universal Declaration on Archives"





The course consists of six main sections with content that covers:

  • The history of and inspiration behind the UDA with short video interviews with the UDA pioneers
  • A detailed commentary on the UDA text and how it fits into the principles and practice of archives and records management
  • The benefits, challenges and success story of translating the UDA into a myriad of other languages
  • How to use the UDA as an evaluation tool together with an evaluation checklist that learners can use in their own institutions
  • Using the UDA as an advocacy tool
  • How to use the UDA for marketing and communications


Course characteristics

  • This course is available in English and French
  • Beginner level, suitable for anyone working in archives as well as the general public
  • The course has 6 sections and includes downloadable presentations, documents and videos, plus quizzes for you to test your understanding
  • The course will take about 20 hours of study time. You have three months to complete it
  • Course materials can be downloaded on to computers, smartphones and tablets and require an internet connection
  • ICA will issue a certificate once the final assessment has been completed, provided all quizzes have been passed with 60% of the answers being correct



Special Rate : 50€

  • ICA member: 85 €
  • non-member: 115 €