ITCILO (part of the UN system and training arm of the International Labour Organisation) is launching a call for applications for the Master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development, which will take place from 15 October 2018 to 14 October 2019.
The Master is designed by the University of Turin, the Politecnico di Torino, and the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC-ILO), in collaboration with the UNESCO Cultural sector and World Heritage Centre and ICCROM (International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property).
The Programme provides a solid foundation in cultural economics, going through the value chain of cultural tangible and intangible resources. It explores in detail the economic, social, institutional and legal considerations that govern the diverse categories of heritage, enabling the monitoring of their effectiveness. It also puts emphasis on strategic management competencies and project management for UNESCO World Heritage Sites, other UNESCO designations and any kind of cultural resources.
The Master will take place from 15 October 2018 to 14 October 2019 and is divided into three major learning cycles:
The first cycle will be conducted through a distance learning component that will start on 16 October 2018 and will end on 19 January 2019.
The second cycle, from 21 January 2019 to 17 May 2019, is a face-to-face learning period that will be held in Turin, Italy, at the International Training Centre of the ILO. Class attendance is compulsory for the entire period.
The third cycle, from 20 May 2019 to 14 October 2019, will be a research and study period during which students are expected to finalize their final project.
For additional information, please visit the Master’s website.
Deadline for Application is on 30 May 2018.
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