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Master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development

Master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development

Deadline for application: 15 October 2016

Starting date: 17 October 2016


17 October 2016 - 13 October 2017



The Master offer a combination of distance and face to face training in an international environment benefiting from the experience of a multicultural group. At the same time specialized tutors will assist and advise them during all the training period.

The course combines essential knowledge of cultural economics and cultural policies with the competences needed to design projects in the cultural field. Case studies and study visits are an integral part of the course, designed to facilitate the application of the learning into practice.

Participants will be required to sit for a number of prescribed examinations covering the learning contents of the distance and the face to face periods.

Each student will have to present an initial project idea related to a cultural projects or UNESCO WHS. His/her project concept will be developed during the face to face and will be refined during the final distance learning phase. The final work will be evaluated based on the quality of the proposed project and the participant's ability to mobilize the programme's methodological and theoretical inputs.

Upon successful completion of the aforementioned requirements, the participants will be awarded a joint 1st level specializing Master from the University of Torino and the Politecnico di Torino.


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International Training Centre of the ILO

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10127 Turin - Italy

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