Second-year students (Masters in Heritage Management) began their new semester with a three weeks long exchange programme at the Korean National University of Cultural Heritage (KNUCH) in South Korea. Under the MOU signed with the Korean university in earlier this year, the students pursued six credits of course work and field-work at the university and a various heritage sites and museums culture including Museums, archaeological sites, traditional architecture through study tours to different cities including Seoul, Iksan, Jeonju among others. The host, International Heritage Education Center at the Korea National University for Cultural Heritage had planned this special summer workshop course as a special initiative at the university and invited national experts from various centres and laboratories to take sessions along with the faculty of KNUCH.
At the concluding session of the course, President of KNUCH – Dr Kim Youngmo delivered a convocation address while congratulatory speeches were delivered by Professor Gong-Ho Choi, Director of IHEC at KNUCH; and Professor Neel Kamal Chapagain – Director of Centre for Heritage Management, Ahmedabad University. Prior to the convocation, Professor Chapagain held a meeting with Professor Ho, the director of IHEC to review the activities planned under the MoU and to discuss the upcoming visit of the Korean faculty and students to Ahmedabad University.