UNESCO Chair in Management of the Cultural Heritage in the Balkan and Danubian Region (523), established in 2000 at the University of Trieste (Italy).


Cultural heritage and management.


  • The purpose of the Chair shall be to promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of cultural heritage management.
  • To foster a culture of peace between countries in the Balkan region.
  • It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in the Balkan and Danubian region to disseminate knowledge in the field of cultural heritage management.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network




Prof. Roberto Costa, University of Trieste, Faculty of Architecture
E-Mail address - costaro(at)
Work Phone - 39(40) 676-7111/676-3001
Fax - 39(40) 5583 486
Street - Piazzale Europa 1
City - Trieste
Postal Code - 34127
Country - Italy