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We prepare content of the protection, legislation, exhibitions, publications, and domestic and international projects.

International cooperation and development

The IPCHS is an active member of numerous international institutions and associations. Together with its partners, it organises and carries out various international projects and assignments.

Research Institute

On the basis of interdisciplinary cooperation between natural sciences and the humanities, the scientific research institute endeavours to develop new and innovative approaches and methods, as well as carries out preliminary surveys on monuments and cultural heritage. 


Development and IT Service

The Development and IT Service of the IPCHS implements and coordinates national and international projects as well as research and development assignments and promotional projects.

In addition to this, it also carries out IT assignments.

Ljubljana, cathedral
Ljubljana, cathedral


10. 09. 2021

The exhibition of Hamja Ahsan, the recipient of the Grand Prize of the 33rd Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts, will be on display at the ZVKDS Gallery from 12 September to 21 November as part of the exhibitions and events of this year's Ljubljana Biennale of Graphic Arts entitled ISKRA DELTA.

20. 01. 2021

We had a great and exciting Kick-Off week for CHARTER - the European Cultural Heritage Skills Alliance.

17. 09. 2020

We are glad to announce the seventh issue of the interdisciplinary scholarly periodical RES, dedicated to The Presentation of Wall Paintings – Views, Concepts, and Approaches.

29. 07. 2020

On Friday, 24th of July 2020, a press conference and the opening of the transnational photo exhibition of the REFREsh project took place in the former salt warehouse Monfort (Obala 8) in Portorož.

22. 01. 2019

The jubilee 50th edition of Varstvo spomenikov commemorates the publication on the conservation and protection of cultural heritage – Varstvo spomenikov. 

08. 10. 2018

The renovation work started on the 7th of September and was completed on the 3rd of October 2018, when the Aljaž Turret was returned to its rightful home to the top of Mt. Triglav.

04. 09. 2018

The Aljaž Turret, a monument of national importance (heritage register number 5531) and one of the most recognisable Slovenian national symbols, is undergoing a full-scale renovation in September 2018.

15. 06. 2018

In recent years Heritage Science has been successfully evolving into an important interdisciplinary scientific field, which includes modern research infrastructure and excellent scientists that are now developing E-RIHS – European Research Infrastructure for Heritage Science.

13. 06. 2018

The ICOMOS Slovenia and the Institute for the Protection of the Cultural Heritage of Slovenia are organizing in collaboration with the Faculty of Architecture, University of Ljubljana and with the support of Ministry of Culture of Slovenia and the Bled Cultural Institute the 3rd International Symposium on Cultural Heritage and Legal Issues.

09. 05. 2017

We kindly invite you to the 3rd International Archaeological Conference,which will be held in Ljubljana from the 16th to the 18th November 2017.


The IPCHS engages in numerous international projects and assignments. It organises educational and promotional programmes both independently and with partners, while over the past decade it has dedicated special attention to its research activities.


Ljubljana, žezniške delavnice
Ljubljana, železniške delavnice
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