Salerno – Cultural Heritage

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This Summer ELSA Law School will consist of seminars, lectures and interesting workshops focusing on the topic of the cultural heritage. A special focus will be put on: criminal law, international law and protection strategy of historical site.

For its 6th Edition in 2019, ELSA Salerno is glad to welcome you to the Summer ELSA Law School on Cultural Heritage.

Thanks to the academic support of the University of Salerno, you will spend seven amazing days listening to lectures with some of the most prominant professors in the field of Cultural Heritage Law and enjoying the Mediterranean charm offered by the city of Salerno. Our SELS aims to address issues relating to the protection of historical and artistic heritage, a current issue as can be seen in the media. There are many cases involving cultural heritage. From the point of view of the circulation of cultural goods, legislation related to private historical goods, their protection during wars, and transnational crimes related to cultural goods. The process of valorisation and economic growth possible by an efficient management of cultural heritage will be studied in depth.

A highly formative experience that will give you the opportunity to develop and deepen your knowledge about Human Rights and Social Rights in one of the most envied and visited landscapes of Italy. You will have fun during an amazing social programme full of events and activities, the best possible way to enjoy your summertime and offer yourself one of the best Southern Italian experiences!

A highly educational experience that will give you the opportunity to develop and deepen your knowledge on the law of cultural heritage in the land that the ancients called "Magna Grecia". A place where history, natural beauty and food and wine traditions will make your trip to Italy a journey through 2500 years of human history. You will have fun with a fantastic ELSA social program full of events and activities, the best way to enjoy the summer and offer you one of the best experiences in Southern Italy!

From the 26th of July to the 2nd of August 2020, the best way to enjoy your summertime is with ELSA Salerno!

Maximum participation fees
ELSA Member from a non-favoured country - 335€
ELSA Member from a favoured country - 315€
Alumni of ELSA – 350€
Members of a partner organisation – 350€
Non-member - 370€
Maximum extra fees
Gala Ball - 30€
Two-way Salerno train station transfer - 10€
Extra night - 30€
Salerno, Italy
Ave Gratia Plaena
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Academic Partner
University of Salerno, Department of legal sciences
Academic Programme

The academic programme, coordinated by prof. dr. Francesco Fasolino, full prof. of Roman law, and supported by the Department of legal sciences of the University of Salerno, offers an interdisciplinary approach focused on the law of cultural heritage in their multiple focuses.

The teaching programme will include 20 hours of lectures and workshops about the key subject areas.

The course will cover the following topics:

  • The International legislation on Cultural Heritage
  • International Organization
  • The circulation of cultural goods
  • Crime law and Cultural Heritage
  • Management of Cultural Heritage
  • Protection of cultural heritage and armed conflict law
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