For members, the IAWHP e.V. serves as an institutional basis for the organisation and implementation of projects that are in line with the aims of the organisation.
Any questions e-mail us: members[at] or through our contact form.

Becoming a Member

Following the statute of the International Association of World Heritage Professionals e.V., the follwing categories are eligible to become members of the association:

  • alumni of the World Heritage Studies Programme of the Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus
  • alumni of any other related Master’s or Doctorate level academic programme related to the protection, management and interpretation of heritage in its many forms regardless of professional and/or academic background.
  • professionals involved in the protection, management and interpretation of heritage its many forms, regardless of academic background, particularly those who work with World Heritage as defined by the UNESCO World Heritage Convention.

To become a member, fill out the application form and pay the membership fee.

Once the membership application and membership fee have been received, your application will be reviewed by the Board. Once approved, you will receive an official membership confirmation letter along with your membership number.

Should your application not be accepted you will be notified and the fee will be refunded.

Renewing your Membership

If you are already a member and you wish to renew your membership please fill out the renewal form and transfer the annual membership fee to our account. Once your renewal form and payment have been received you will be notified and issued an updated membership confirmation letter.

Note: IAWHP e.V. is officially registered as a non-profit organisation in accordance with German Law with its headquarters in Cottbus, Germany (Registration Number: VR 4872 CB). For further information about the Association’s aims and functions please refer to IAWHP e.V. Privacy Policy and Terms of Use and IAWHP e.V. Statutes

If you have any further membership related queries you can e-mail them to us at: members[at] or fill out our Contact Us form.