UNESCO Chair in Heritage and Urban Studies (803), established in 2008 at Cracow University of Economics, Cracow, (Poland).


Heritage management and historic urban landscape protection.


The specific objectives of this Chair are to :

  • promote development and research on heritage management with special emphasis on the Central, Eastern and South Eastern European context and UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the region;
  • create new programmes for the curriculum focused on sustainable urban development, historic urban landscapes protection, heritage management and revitalization, social cohesion, regional development, tourism and cultural economics;
  • develop international networking in cooperation with the International Cultural Centre in Cracow.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network



Professor Dr Andrzej Chochół , Cracow University of Economics
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E-mail: kancelaria(at)uek.krakow.pl
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Cracow 31-510