Padova, Italy

Risk Management for Cultural Heritage. Challenges and Strategies for the GLAM Sector and UNESCO Sites

when 8 April 2024 - 12 April 2024
language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 200

The University of Padova is organising the International Spring School "Risk Management for Cultural Heritage. Challenges and Strategies for the GLAM Sector and UNESCO Sites", an intensive week of training, discussion, guided tours and practical activities to learn how to identify, manage, mitigate and monitor the risks that daily affect the cultural heritage preserved in museums, archives, libraries or at UNESCO sites.

• over 25 hours of seminar training
• 2 practical workshops
• 4 guided tours of museums, archives, and libraries
• 1 digital space dedicated to participants
• time dedicated to networking
• expansion of soft skills
• at the end of the course, possibility to review the recorded lectures

Course leader

Prof. Fabrizio Nestola (University of Padova), Prof. Monica Salvadori (University of Padova), Dr. Luca Zamparo (University of Padova)

Target group

The Spring School is aimed at cultural heritage and museum professionals. It is especially aimed at PhD students, students at Schools of Specialisation and all experts in cultural heritage management.

Course aim

Theft, trafficking, wars, counterfeiting, climate change, earthquakes, floods or fires are just some of the dangers to which movable and immovable cultural heritage is subject in every part of the world: the International Spring School aims to provide all participants with theoretical knowledge and practical skills thanks to the participation of professionals, academics and companies involved in the preservation of cultural heritage.

Fee info

EUR 200: The registration fee payment will be required upon successfully completing the course admission procedure.


The Scientific Committee, according to the received CVs, reserves the right to offer 5 scholarships covering registration fees.