The establishment of International Association of World Heritage Professionals e.V. was initiated at the end of 2009 by the Alumni of the World Heritage Studies Programme of Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus, Germany. Since July 2010, IAWHP e.V. is officially registered as a non-profit organisation in accordance with German Law with its headquarters in Cottbus, Germany.
The main aim of IAWHP e.V. is to provide an institutional basis for the Alumni of BTU’s World Heritage Studies Programme and heritage professionals with related expertise for promoting the protection of heritage sites worldwide, especially those which are inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
World Heritage and Sustainable Development – IAWHP eV. - Conference Proceedings, Cottbus, Germany – June 16 -19, 2011.
We are glad to announce that our 2011 Conference Proceedings is ready for you to enjoy it. Click here for download. Thanks to our editors Henry Crescini & Katharina Sandberg who made it possible.
XXIV International CIPA Symposium, Strasbourg (France), 2-6 September, 2013: Recording, Documentation and Cooperation for Cultural Heritage
Call for abstracts and full papers!
Our IAWHP e.V. is jointly organizing the session of Documentation of World Heritage Sites. For more info: click [here]
Congratulations to the New Board 2012-2014!! [read more]
Symposium and Workshop “Understanding Each Other’s Heritage – Challenges for Heritage Communication in a Globalized World”
BTU Cottbus – July 19-21, 2012 [read more]
Thank you to all presenters and participants. It was a wonderful and fruitful event!
2012 Symposium and Workshops Book of abstracts [read more]
2011 Conference Book of abstracts
Check here the Book of abstracts of our 2011 WHS Alumni Conference “World Heritage and Sustainable Development”.
IAWHP e.V. book published :
The first book of the International Association of World Heritage Professionals is out. “World Heritage Today: Challenges for Interpretation, Conservation and Development” was organized by the vice-president of the IAWHP e.V. and includes articles by alumni and friends of the master programme in World Heritage Studies of the Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus. [read more]