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World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development

Turin School of Development

12 months
8500 EUR/year
8500 EUR/year
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The World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development programme of Turin School of Development aims to impart the competences and skills required to manage cultural resources, design and implement cultural projects, and promote World Heritage Sites and other UNESCO designations.

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The World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development programme of Turin School of Development combines essential knowledge of cultural economics and cultural policies with the competences needed to design projects in the cultural field. It explores in detail the economic, social, institutional and legal considerations that govern the diverse UNESCO Conventions (World Heritage, Intangible Heritage, Diversity of Cultural Expressions) and programmes (Creative Cities, Man and Biosphere, Global Geoparks, Memories of the World). 

The Master focuses on developing economically sound projects designed around a wide spectrum of cultural activities in the fields of natural and cultural heritage, cultural and creative industries, and tourism. There is significant emphasis on strategic management competencies and project management skills for the promotion of cultural resources, and close attention is paid to cultural market analysis and the setting-up and management of cultural districts.

Who attends this course?

The Master is intended for: officials and/or professionals in the public and private sectors, UN agencies, foundations and NGOs; recent university graduates from developing and developed countries; professionals already involved in cultural projects or interested in designing and managing cultural development projects; people working or interested in World Heritage Sites and related research. The essential requirements for admission are a university degree (minimum three years) and fluency in English.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Culture and economic development
  • Project management in the cultural field
  • Cultural sectors and creative industries
  • Tools for strategic planning and evaluation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The Supporting Documents required in the application form are:

  • Motivation letter (how the programme will help you in your future/current career);
  • University degree ;
  • Academic Transcripts, specifying the results of the examinations;
  • Certificates or other evidence testifying English language knowledge;
  • Attendance certificates of specialisation/internship programmes, if applicable;
  • Written request for a partial fellowship, if applicable;

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Turin

660 - 980 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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