23 November 2018

OWHC Young Professionals Forum

Kraków, Poland

OWHC Young Professionals Forum

“Heritage & Tourism”
1-6 June 2019
Krakow, Poland

Call for participation


What and when

The Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC) and the City of Krakow are organising the Young Professionals Forum under the theme “Heritage & Tourism”, as part of the 15th World Congress of the OWHC. The event is dedicated to young professionals in heritage management from the member cities of the OWHC. The Forum will focus on the relations between the needs of heritage preservation and growing number of threats provoked by global tourism. Visits to the World Heritage Sites such as the Historic Centre of Krakow as well as the neighbouring Wieliczka Salt Mine and Auschwitz Birkenau German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945) will enable the participants to reflect upon the complexity of preserving heritage in a constantly evolving world.

Dates: 1-6 June 2019, a parallel event of the 15th World Congress of the OWHC

Venue: Krakow (Poland) + field trips

Working language: English

Cost: The organisers will provide meal and accommodation during the stay of the participants in Krakow. The flight tickets and visas are to be purchased by the participants themselves and their cost will be reimbursed by the organisers upon arrival in Krakow.


Read the entire Call for participation on the OWHC’s website.

As a member city of the OWHC, share this information into your city’s network and community, inviting the young adults from 20 to 35 years old to register to the Forum.

The deadline for submitting application is 28 February 2019.

All details, procedure and regulations are explained here:

Call for participation | Young Professionals Forum