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The aim of the UV Cultural Volunteering programme is to contribute to the dissemination of knowledge through the cultural products that the University of Valencia generates, to promote knowledge of the cultural heritage of the UV, to raise awareness in society about the role of this institution in social development through its heritage and to boost social participation from culture and heritage, both among the university community and society in general.

Participation in this volunteering involves 25 hours of training and a commitment to participate in the actions developed by the UV Cultural Volunteering with a dedication of 25 or 50 hours throughout the academic year 2020/2021.

Sedi supports this volunteering initiative and also organises the basic and specific training necessary for the incorporation of students in the participation proposals.



Dates: from 6 to 21 November 2020.

Modality: online course, through the UV Virtual Classroom (Moodle), lasting 25 hours. It combines videoconference sessions with the teaching staff and assignments to be completed and submitted autonomously. The synchronous sessions to which participants must necessarily connect are the following days: 

  • 6 November, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • 7 November, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • 13 November, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • 14 November, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  
  • 20 November, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • 21 November, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


  • Common block: Basic training on volunteering (8 hours)
  1. Diagnosis of poverty and exclusion
  2. Agenda 2030 and the University
  3. Volunteering and social responsibility
  • Specific block (17 hours)
  1. What is cultural heritage?
  2. Group management
  3. Contribution of culture and heritage to sustainable human development
  4. University heritage and Agenda 2030
  5. Discursive skills
  6. Heritage communication in social networks
  7. Digital resources for university heritage
  8. Cultural heritage and the history of the UV
  9. UV Exhibition Programme
  10. Non-sexist and inclusive language in group leadership

Teaching staff

  • Adrià Besó, lecturer in the Department of History of Art at the UV and curator of UV Heritage.
  • Sacramento Pinazo, lecturer in the Department of Social Psychology at the UV.
  • Magdalena Ruiz, journalist at the UV University Culture Service.
  • Norberto Piqueras, exhibition technician at the UV's University Culture Service.
  • David Sánchez, associate lecturer in the Department of Art History at the UV.
  • Joaquim Revert Roldán, head of the areas of Cooperation and Cultural Volunteering, senior management technician of the General Foundation of the University of Valencia.




The UV Cultural Volunteering offer consists of 3 different programmes. Students can choose to participate in one or two of the following actions:

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The aim of this initiative is to raise awareness of the University through its heritage and contribution to social development, justice and freedom.

  • Student volunteers will collaborate in guided visits to the buildings, rooms, archives and heritage of the University of Valencia (La Nau Cultural Centre and Palau Cerveró) and in visits to thematic exhibitions (on-site and/or virtual).
  • Dedication: 10 guided visits.

Through visits to thematic and artistic exhibitions, the aim is to broaden knowledge and cultivate emotions.

  • Student volunteers will collaborate in a workshop to update the UV's heritage discourse in relation to Human Rights and the 2030 Agenda.
  • Dedication: elaboration of 5 UV-ODS heritage files.

In this proposal, student volunteers will become ambassadors of the university culture and heritage, especially through social networks.

  • The student volunteers, from their own profile on social networks, will have to disseminate and share the heritage of the UV from their own and/or institutional perception.
  • Dedication: 15 original transmissions + memory.



Participating undergraduate students can obtain recognition in ECTS credits, as long as the use of the training and participation in the agreed volunteering actions is verified.

  • Training and participation in one of the programmes: 2 ECTS credits.
  • Training and participation in two of the programmes: 3 ECTS credits.


Access to registration in UV Volunteering