Center for Industrial Heritage

University of Rijeka

Center for Industrial Heritage
is a unitary unit of the University of Rijeka that realizes programs of scientific research and high-level activities through the implementation of projects in the field of cultural heritage.

The Center’s work is based on several segments of action, among which research, education and tourism are particularly emphasized. With regard to the organization of the University of Rijeka, as well as the economic potential of the Primorje-Gorski Kotar and surrounding counties, special emphasis is placed on cultural tourism and the exploitation and protection of historical and artistic heritage.

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Activities

at Center for Industrial Heritage

research

  • systematic research and documentation of industrial heritage,
  • establishing dialogues with institutions important for the protection of industrial heritage,
  • designing projects within the national and international industrial heritage protection system,
  • organization of forums, debates and expert events related to topics related to industrial archeology and cultural goods,

education

  • organization of educational tours of cultural heritage of importance for all age groups,
  • maintenance of educational programs for tourist guides, tourists, accompanying persons and other interested persons,
  • workshop organization for all age groups,
  • providing support in the implementation of university programs,

industrial tourism

  • exploration of the model and the possibility of exploiting industrial heritage for tourism purposes and making proposals for its revitalization and revival,
  • connecting with international partners,

other activities

  • cross-sectoral cooperation,
  • elaboration of elaborates and strategies related to cultural goods,
  • promotion of cultural heritage.
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Recent projects

Center for Industrial Heritage

Tourism Valorisation of the Representative Monuments of Rijeka’s Industrial Heritage

Tourism Valorisation of the Representative Monuments of Rijeka’s Industrial Heritage

Mapping of the industrial heritage of the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County

Mapping of the industrial heritage of the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County

CHRISTA, Interreg Europe

CHRISTA, Interreg Europe

Creation of the map of cultural heritage of the island of Krk

Creation of the map of cultural heritage of the island of Krk