UNESCO Chair in industrial and mining heritage (641), established in 2004 at the Polytechnic University of Madrid, Madrid, (Spain). 


  • Industrial and mining heritage.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of industrial and mining heritage .
  • To facilitate collaboration between high-level internationally recognized researchers and the teaching staff of the University and other institutions, mainly in Spain and Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean and other regions of the world.

Host Institution

  • Polytechnic University of Madrid. Website

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network



Mr José María García de Miguel, Polytechnic University of Madrid
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address - jmgar(at)
Work Phone - 34 91 336 69 79
Fax - 34 91 336 69 77
Street - Ríos Rosas, 21
City - Madrid
Postal Code - 28003
Country - Spain