Master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development (ed. 2020-21)

Master in World heritage and Cultural Projects for Development
Sustainable Development

Master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development (ed. 2020-21)

15 October 2020–14 October 2021
The course is available in English

Culture is our legacy from the past. Cultural activities are major contributors to national development, job creation and social cohesion. This is the vision inspiring the Master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development since
its first edition in 2003.

Key features
Modern methods

Learn by doing, through case studies, workshops, and group exercises

Inspiring discussions

Exchange ideas with international students and faculty

High-level resources

Engage with experts from the ILO and other international organizations

Who attends this course?
  • Officials and/or professionals in the public and private sectors, UN agencies, foundations and NGOs
  • Recent university graduates from developing and developed countries
  • Professionals already involved in cultural projects or interested in designing and managing cultural development projects
  • People working or interested in World Heritage Sites and related research
What are the topics?

The Programme provides a solid foundation in cultural economics, going through the value chain of cultural tangible and intangible resources.

  • Cultural and economic development
  • Project management in the cultural field
  • Cultural sectors and creative industries
  • Tools for strategic planning and evaluation
What will I learn?

The Programme provides a solid foundation in a variety of cultural economics topics and explores in detail the economic, social, institutional and legal considerations that govern the diverse UNESCO Conventions.

  • Competencies and skills to participants in the promotion of World Heritage Sites and other UNESCO designations
  • Cultural resource in the framework of sustainable economic development
  • Elaboration of economically sound projects in the fields of natural and cultural heritage
What will I be able to do?

The programme promotes discussion, debate and diversity by providing opportunities for exchange and peer learning, in the classroom and during the study visits.

  • Conduct case-study analysis of some of the current examples
  • Practice through out-of-classroom activities, workshops and study visits to selected sites/locations
  • Apply the frameworks and concepts by designing their own actual project that they can implement after the completion of the course
Why should I enroll?

Students learn by studying, collaborating, and observing practitioners in action.

  • Prominent attention to the cultural market analysis and set-up and management of cultural districts
  • Learn from the world renown professors and experts during the lectures and knowledge sessions
  • Receive tutoring support for learning comprehension and write-up of the project document

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