Heritage and Urban Studies

  • Email Address: kancelaria@uek.krakow.pl
  • Phone: +48 12 2935 486 (office) +48 12 2935 097 (fax)
  • Address: ul. Rakowicka 27, Cracow, Poland

Established in 2008 at Cracow University of Economics, Cracow, (Poland).


Heritage management and historic urban landscape protection.


The specific objectives of this Chair are to :

  • promote development and research on heritage management with special emphasis on the Central, Eastern and South Eastern European context and UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the region;
  • create new programmes for the curriculum focused on sustainable urban development, historic urban landscapes protection, heritage management and revitalization, social cohesion, regional development, tourism and cultural economics;
  • develop international networking in cooperation with the International Cultural Centre in Cracow.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network



Professor Dr Andrzej Chochół