UCL Qatar
كلية لندن الجامعية قطر


ATHAR Programme - Management and Conservation of Cultural Heritage: Sites and Museum Collections

24 May 2012


Under the patronage of H.H. Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah and Member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates.

Dates: 4 November – 13 December 2012

Place: Doha, Qatar (Week 1), Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (Weeks 2-6)


  • ICCROM (International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property)
  • ALECSO (Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization)
  • The Government of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • UCL Qatar
  • Government of Qatar
  • National Council of Tourism and Antiquities, United Arab Emirates

Background and aims The Regional Course on Management and Conservation of Cultural Heritage: Sites and Museum Collections, is a foundation course of the ATHAR Programme. It aims at introducing professionals working in the Arab Region to the field of conservation and management of built heritage and museum collections. This foundation course provides basic knowledge for professionals who wish to develop their knowledge in specialized cultural heritage fields including heritage documentation, presentation and interpretation, preventive conservation of cultural heritage materials, management of heritage places, cultural tourism, and risk preparedness. 

Full course details can be found on the ICCROM website.