UniversitÓ degli Studi di Torino                                                                                                                                                                                                  COREP TORINO

Participant profile

Cooperation among different subjects, community engagement, and a proper use of all the available resources is essential in correctly approaching crisis scenarios. The Master is thus targeted on a mix of civilians, military personnel, NGOs personnel, volunteers, peacekeepers, government authorities, community leaders, cultural sites managers and operators, and, more in general, all the persons with a role in intervening in field operations in armed conflits or disasters scenarios,  as well as those ones operating in the post conflict or post disaster recovery and reconciliation process.

In addition, the program addresses young students and academics who intend to specialize in the subject. All the activities will be in English.

Applicant are required to have:

1) a Bachelor level degree;
2) fluency in spoken and written English.


The selection of participants in the Master will be made by the Scientific Committee and based on the evaluation of the candidates' curriculum and motivation letter.

A maximum number of  40 participants is foreseen.

The master course will be activated on condition that there are at least 15 participants.


The Course aims to prepare a future generation of professionals with a multidisciplinary background  and advanced expertise in the protection of cultural property in time of crisis and, more widely, in the role of culture for addressing the social and economic recovery of affected areas and communities.

Professionals will be able in operating in the following fields:

1) intervening in culture-related operations, both on physical properties and on intangible heritage, during the crisis event and in emergency circumstances;

2) addressing and planning the physical, social and economic recovery process of armed conflict or disaster affected areas and communities;

3) preparing and implementing plans and actions for preventing crisis and enhancing the protection, security, safeguard and risk preparedness measures in time of peace or safety.

Exams and Certification

Each of the 6 learning modules has a relative exam. Credits will be obtained if all exams certifying acquired competences are passed. Marks will be given on a scale of 30 (miminum to be sufficient 18/30).

In order to be admitted to the final presentation of the project work/paper, students must attend at least 2/3 of the lecture hours, and to pass all related examinations.

To complete the Master, participants will be required to submit a final project work or paper which will be evaluated by the Scientific Committee.

The final assessment, which leads to the title of "Master Universitario di I livello" degree released by UniversitÓ degli Studi di Torino, will be evaluated on a 110 scale.

To be entitled to obtain the University Master Degree, the Italian students must comply with the Italian requirements stated by the law on education T.U. of 1933 art. 142 (simultaneous enrolment in other universities courses, doctorates, etc…is not admitted).

CONTACTS   e-mail: culturalpro@corep.it    tel. +39-011-63.99.313