Applications are now being accepted for a new online Professional Master Degree in the Management of African World Heritage at the Institute of African Research & Studies (IARS) of Cairo University. This two-year Degree, entirely by e-learning and in English, focuses on World Heritage in African and Arab countries and is targeted towards young heritage professionals working at World Heritage properties, MAB Biosphere Reserves, national parks, RAMSAR sites, or those seeking jobs in protected areas as well as in the tourism industry.

Candidates are encouraged  to apply before October 2014. More information is available in the two attachments, or by contacting Professor Samir Ghabbour (, IARS World Heritage Coordinator.