Nicole Franceschini

Nicole has a bachelor degree in Cultural Heritage Studies with a major in Middle Eastern Archaeology and a master degree in World Heritage Studies. She is currently a doctoral candidate with a focus on heritage management, nature-culture interlinkages and the UNESCO World Heritage Convention.

After graduation she worked with an international team of heritage professionals in the preparation of the management plan for the World Heritage site of “Bolgar Historical and Archeological Complex”.

She later worked and cooperated with the ICCROM’ Sites Unit in the implementation of international training courses and within the framework of the World Heritage Convention, she has cooperated in the revision of international assistance requests and state of conservation reports. Recently, she has started supporting ICCROM and IUCN in the creation of a web-based platform focused on heritage management.

Since 2017 she is working as a scientific associate and lecturer at the chair of heritage management of the Technical University of Brandenburg (BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg).