Cultural Heritage Management & Sustainable Development

Postgraduate Degree Program

UNESCO Chair in Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainability


Duration:  4 semesters

Location:  Kőszeg – Hungary

The language of the program:  English

Form of study: correspondence training (part time training)

Enrolment fee: 1000 €/semester

Acquired degree: Post-graduate diploma

Start date: September 2016; February 2017

Deadline for application: June 30 2017 for the fall semester of 2017

                                        November 15 2017 for Spring Semester



 Program Structure HERE



Study Objectives


The Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development post-graduate degree Program trains experts with academic excellence as well as practical skills. We train experts who are interested not only in the conservation of cultural heritage but also in making it sustainable and lasting. It is an interdisciplinary program, the courses cut across fields of cultural heritage, management and sustainable development.



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Study fields

  •          the history of thinking about cultural heritage
  •          the theory of cultural heritage
  •          the economy of cultural heritage
  •          legal implications of handling cultural heritage
  •          techniques of conservation of cultural heritage
  •          orgnaisations of cultural heritage management and their financing
  •          interpretations and methodology of Heritage
  •          World heritage sites, fields of cultural tourism
  •          sustainable project management
  •          marketing and communications
  •          social, economic and ecological aspects of sustainabile development
  •          the role of cultural heritage in economy and the quality of life
  •        cultural heritage management in the era of globalisation
  •      the cost-benefit assessment of cultural heritage management 




Who we expect


We welcome applications by students who hold a bachelors degree in the field of Humanities or Economics and who demonstrate advanced-level English competence.


Application Deadline: June 30 2017


Eligibility Criteria


  1. BA degree prior to registration;
  2. Advanced Language Proficiency in English;
  3. Comlete application package





Outstanding applicants with demonstrated skills and expressed willingness to conduct research have the possibility to receive iASK scholarships. 

  • academic excellence
  • inclination for research





Application package:

  1. Application Form (Download HERE)

  2. CV (indicating what you have studied, your professional interests and activities)

  3. Copies of university diplomas (original copy and official translation)

  4. Transcript of grades from your university (original copy and translation)

  5. Please attach English language certificates if available, or any other evidence of your English knowledge

  6. 2 letters of recommendation from university teachers signed and sealed

  7. Motivation letter

  8. Passport Photo


The completed form, along with the required documents, should be sent to Kőszeg Campus by 30th of June for the fall semester via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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About us:

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Phone: +36 94 563 055
Address: Chernel u. 14. 9730 Kőszeg, Hungary