Poland

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

Fields/Disciplines

Heritage management and historic urban landscape protection.

Objectives

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

Culture.

Contact

Professor Dr Andrzej Chochół , Cracow University of Economics
Rector
Work: +48 12 2935 486
Fax:+48 12 2935 097

E-mail: kancelaria(at)uek.krakow.pl
ul. Rakowicka 27
Cracow 31-510
 Poland