UNESCO postgraduate course in the management of natural properties: applications now open

Applications now open for the fifth ‘World Natural Heritage Management’ course

The UNESCO postgraduate course in the management of natural properties

The postgraduate course, organised in partnership with the UNESCO Dolomites Foundation, is now in its fifth year. The course will be held in Trento from 11 January to 15 December 2017. The last day for applications is 11 December and candidates will be selected on 13 and 14 December 2016

The Autonomous Province of Trento, with tsm-step Scuola per il governo del territorio e del paesaggio and the University of Turin, is organising the postgraduate course in collaboration with the UNESCO Dolomites Foundation, MUSE-Trento Science Museum, Arte Sella and Centro Studi Silvia Santagata EBLA.

Aim of the course

The aim of the World Natural Heritage Management course is to give students all the theoretical knowledge, methods and innovative tools they need to manage the institutions and projects aimed at protecting and enhancing natural sites, the environment and landscape.


The World Natural Heritage Management postgraduate course is aimed at managers, public officials, scholars and professionals of institutions and public and private organisations with an interest in the management of natural properties inscribed on the World Heritage List. Young graduates with at least a three-year undergraduate degree who wish to learn more about the knowledge, culture, economy and management of natural properties may also apply. Fifteen places are available on the course.

For more information and to apply for a place, please visit the website of TSM – Trentino School of Management.