Short courses and Practical sessions

INTACH Heritage Academy offers short courses on a range of issues and themes related to the conservation of cultural and natural heritage. These include:

  • What is heritage? Why do we need to protect and preserve heritage objects, sites and places?
  • Heritage legislation and policies – Acts, Listing, Legal mechanisms for protection
  • Conservation proposals, reports, economic strategies, funding sources etc.
  • Capacity building for project managers, convenors, consultants, stakeholders, owners
  • Study, use and conservation of traditional building materials: lime, stone, brick, terracotta, earth, thatch, timber, glass and metal
  • Conservation of traditional building knowledge systems and practices
  • Decision-making in conservation
  • Study and conservation of art objects, paintings and sculptures
  • Concepts of landscape pertaining to heritage conservation
  • Building survey, analysis and interpretation
  • Musuem Studies
  • Project management
  • Intangible cultural heritage
  • World Heritage studies
  • Conservation engineering
  • Structural conservation and Architectural intervention
  • Environmental and cultural impact assessment
  • Climate change, Sustainable conservation and eco-friendly approaches to building
  • Risk preparedness, response and recovery
  • Disaster management (natural and man-made)