All the partners are located in beautiful historic buildings.

Centro Universitario Europeo per i Beni Culturali, Ravello (Italia)


Established on February 1983, it cooperates with UNESCO, ICCROM, the European Commission, the Council of Europe and other prestigious international organizations, for which it plays a role as a Center for excellence for the scientific and professional specialization in the field of cultural heritage. It aims at contributing to the implementation of a policy for cultural heritage in connection with national and international competent bodies. In the recent past CUEBC took part to several European projects: GESTART Artistic Gestures revisiting European Artistic diversity and convergence 2013-2015 (Culture); ECHOE - Education for heritage, Outdoor education, 2010-2013 (GRUNDTVIG) project in cooperation with partners from Romania, Belgium, Turkey and Norway, on the outdoor education concerning cultural heritage (; UBI MINOR (2006-8) LEONARDO, contributing to research on best practices in UNESCO sites in Southern Italy.  Currently CUEBC is participating to European projects, as, among the others  “FOP Future of our Past” (ENPI CBC MED) and “Modify Maintaining Historic Buildings and Objects through Developing and Up-grading Individual Skills of Project Managers: Fostering European Heritage and Culture for Years to come (Erasmus +).

People in the project:

Laura Benassi. Scientific Project Manager for CUEBC. Researcher in Architectural History. Master (II level) in “Public and Political Communication” in 2001. PhD in “Art and Architectural Heritage, Critic History and Preservation” in 2003. Since 2001 she has worked as university researcher about cultural heritage and has involved in scientific, educational and communication projects. Her research interests and publications are focused especially on Italian cultural heritage and communication. She worked at the University of Pisa and at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa. She currently works at the Coordination Office of IPERION CH, an European Research Infrastructure on Heritage Science.

Eugenia Apicella. Administrative/accounting manager, General Secretary of the CUEBC. Project manager of several European projects carried out by CUEBC in the frame of Connect, Cultura 2000 and Leonardo. Responsible for Tourism and Culture for the Municipality of Maiori (SA).

Monica Valiante. CUEBC General Secretary’s Assistant. In charge of documentation storing, processing and disseminating. Responsible for the publishing sector of the Centre, member of the editorial staff of “Territori della Cultura”, the on-line journal of the Centre, and main editor of CUEBC internet website.

Velia Di Riso and Rosa Malangone. Secretary, supporting CUEBC General Secretary in accounting and administration activity.

Maria Carla Sorrentino: (CUEBC Researcher), University Degree in Humanities (Archaeology)  -  PhD in Ancient Topography. Since 2004 she has been working as researcher at the CUEBC, dealing with the analysis of cultural heritage in the Amalfi Coast in the framework of the Management Plan of the UNESCO site “Amalfi Coast”. She is in charge of content development of,  the internet site of UNESCO Site Amalfi Coast.

Landcommanderij Alden Biesen, Bilzen (Belgium)


The Landcommanderij Alden Biesen is a state cultural centre, a conference and seminar centre, is part of the Ministry of Culture, Art & Heritage agency of the Flemish government, and is based in a historic castle with a European mission. The centre aims to be an international cultural and educational centre and has high quality infrastructure, boarding and meeting facilities. The centre is also famous as a touristic place and for its high level international cultural events: open air opera, international storytelling festival etc.  
Alden Biesen is a European centre bridging education, culture and heritage. The centre organizes and runs national and international courses, seminars and conferences.
The Alden Biesen European team is very active in international projects. Through participation in these projects the centre gains up to date innovative knowledge, practice and expertise which is then spread through a number of (international) training activities the centre is engaged in.

People in the project:

Guy Tilkin. MA Geography and MA Anthropology (Leuven University), is deputy director of the Landcommanderij Alden Biesen, Belgium (, an international culture and conference centre of the Flemish government, based in a historic castle.  He is head of the European department and artistic director of ‘Alden Biesen Story Telling Castle’, .
Guy Tilkin has been the coordinator of a series of projects under the European Lifelong Learning and Socrates programmes and gained special know how on heritage education and applied storytelling. He started the ‘Storytelling Castle’, a European support centre for the art of storytelling.
Presently Guy Tilkin coordinates the Grundtvig multilateral project ‘InHerit: Heritage Interpretation for Adult Learning’ and the Comenius multilateral project ‘Tales’ about Storytelling in the Classroom.  In the last few years he coordinated ‘Aqueduct: Acquiring Key Competences through Heritage education’, a Comenius MP and ‘Sheherazade, 1001 Stories for Adult Learning’ a Grundtvig MP. He was also partner in several Grundtvig multilateral projects on heritage and on validation of informal learning.
Guy Tilkin is chair of board of FEST, the European Federation for Story Telling and president of the European Network of the ACCR: European Association of Cultural Centres in Historic Buildings. He has been the external evaluator of several European projects.

Katrijn Beelen. She has a master degree in History and has successfully completed a follow-up academic education in media & information science (both university of Leuven). Since September 1999 she has been employed in the Landcommanderij Alden Biesen where she coordinates the European Classes (international project weeks for secondary school students). Next to this she has been involved as a researcher in several European projects and she runs the yearly International Storytelling festival.

Michèle Paulus. She has a master degree in Romance Philology (Leuven University). She has been a teacher in higher secondary education for many years. She is part of the Alden Biesen European team since 1 September 2011.

Muzeul Municipal Campulung, Campulung Muscel (Romania)


The Museum of Campulung is a public institution financed by the local administration of the Campulung Muscel (Arges county, Romania). As a public cultural organisation the museum aim to preserve the rich local heritage – historic, ethnographic, artistic and scientific - and to support its understanding and appreciation by the public of all ages, through cultural, educational and artistic activities. The museum is conducting a large range of activities – research, publishing, exhibitions, educational programmes, scientific events for the museum professionals – targeting diverse groups of public and valorising its own collections, but also creating cultural links with other organisations. The museum is collaborating with visual arts organisations from Romania, presenting and promoting to the public contemporary creations.

People in the project:

Alexandru Oprea. He is manager of Campulung Museum since November 2013. Alexandru Oprea has a large experience in cultural management and in European cooperation, as previous to his position as a museum manager he worked as counselor for European affairs in the Romanian Ministry of Culture, in the Unit for the Project Management and also in the Romanian Cultural Contact Point for Culture 2007 Programme. Mr. Oprea has a solid expertise in project management, in cultural development and also is a trainer in the cultural domain.

Alina Hodorogea. Has a licence degree in foreign languages studies, trainer in foreign languages and translator/interpret for over 10 years. Programme director for the NGO “The friends of Campulung Muscel Museum”.

General Secretary’s of Campulung Muscel manager, responsible for administrative work and documents. Provides administrative support in the project, through documentation storing, processing and disseminating.

Università Telematica Pegaso, Napoli (Italia)


Pegaso Online University was established by Ministerial Decree of 20 April 2006 and has since been a university built on the most modern and effective technology standards in e-learning. Focused on innovation and quality, it is dedicated to the complete interaction between the University and its students. It aims to improve professional and educational qualifications by using teaching tools of continuing education.
It is present on the whole national territory with E-Learning Center Points, which are multifunctional structures and training entities to whom the University commits the development of educational-training programmes; Unipegaso issues academic certificates equivalent to the traditional ones. Accreditated by ANVUR, Pegaso online University is an I-University: Intelligence, Independence and Interactivity are its main educational criteria. The staff is made up of qualified teachers, tutors and experts who are aware that the future of learning and training is through communication and training technologies and, consequently, through online teaching.

People in the project:

Colomba La Ragione. She is full professor of English Language and Literature. Her main research interests focus on Shakespeare and Shakespearean contemporary theatre, cinema, travel and displacement issues, and gender studies. Her research approaches are not only literary, but also linguistic. She has taken part to regional, national (PRIN 2008) and international (FERS 2011) research projects.
She is in touch with the Italian Department of the Foreign Studies University of Tianjin (China) for projects about Chinese Culture and Art in Italy (she has written a few articles on the subject for that Department). With a few Chinese professors from Tianjin realized few issues of a multi-lingual dictionary (2008). She has also promoted the realization of jointed projects with Unipegaso, such as the realization of a linguistic online learning project (Italian L2).
In the framework of the EU Community, she realized with 7 international partners, the UbiCamp Project that attempts to respond to the need to overcome the usual barriers for virtual mobility (VM) within HEIs in the EU. UbiCamp is a model of Virtual Mobility that allows the integration of new institutions through a decentralised model.
She won the European Label prize in  2005 and 2011 as scientific coordinator of the projects “Language courses related to information technologies, communication and internationalization” and “LLMC –Learning languages by Multimedia center”.
She directed the University Centre for Linguistic Services Disbursement (CASL/CLSD) – Parthenope University (2008-2012), and now is the Scientific Director of Linguistic University Center (CLA/LUC) -UniPegaso.
In the last few years, she is exploring original online ways of learning and teaching languages at the Online University Pegaso. She has published several works, papers and volumes, such as The Classical Economists and Industrial Britain (2009), Migrating Cultures and the Dynamics of Exchange (2011), Learning Languages by Multimedia Center (2014).

Carmelina Gugliuzzo. She is a Researcher in Early Modern History. She got a  PHD and a POST DOC in Mediterranean History. Her research fields are: Maritime History, Urban History, Social History, Military History, Environmental History, Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Area Studies, Middle East Studies, Ottoman History, Economics. She attended Classical and Linguistic Studies. She is cooperating with some important International Associations and with foreign Universities to carry on some projects, such as the Erasmus, Future in Research and so on. She wrote some monographs on the Mediterranean countries, their identities and their traditions. She also published various articles in Leiden, Paris, Athens, Barcelona, Stockholm, Nice, Oxford, Malta. Currently she is publishing a monograph in New York on the economic and social aspects of the Mediterranean seaports. At the moment she is trying to create and promote a Mediterranean ecosystem of different Universities in order to collaborate following an interdisciplinary pattern.

Antonio Ferrigno. He is graduated in Law and he is qualified as a Lawyer for the Italian Law.
He cooperates at the International Relations Department of Pegaso online University, managing the National and European Projects.
He also contributes to Pegaso Linguistic Center as an officer of certification exams for English language.  
He is working, together with other reserchers, at the publication of the volume “Clil: Didattica 3.0” observing the CLIL didactics method from a legal point of view.

Daniela Civitillo. She is graduated in Foreign Languages and Literatures. She is professor of Spanish Language at Pegaso online University.
She cooperates at the International Relations Department of Pegaso online University as Erasmus officer, managing the National and European Projects.
She also contributes to Pegaso Linguistic Center as an officer of certification exams for English language.  
Last year she has participated to the publishing of the volume “CLIL. Per una scuola internazionale, interattiva, integrate” writing a unit on eating habits in french.
She is working, together with other reserchers, at the publication of the volume “Clil: Didattica 3.0” with an article on AICLE method observing the multilingualism in Spain.

Marco Sorrentino. He is Lecturer of Business Administration at the Department of Law and Economic Sciences at Pegaso Telematic University, Naples, Italy (since 2011). Prior to joining the Pegaso Telematic University he was a researcher at the Second University of Naples, where he holds a Ph.D. in Accounting (in 2006). He has published several chapters in edited books and articles in referred journals. He has many conference presentations. His core research interests and experiences include financial reporting, with particular reference to international accounting standards, both in private (IAS/IFRS) and in public sector (IPSAS), firm valuation and management of Small and Medium Enterprises.
He is Academic Editor of Advances in Research (Section: Economics) and member of the Open Journal of AccountingEditorial Board. He also serves as reviewer for the Journal of China-USA Business Review, Chinese Business Review, Universal Journal of Accounting and Finance and has been member of the Scientific Committee of different international conferences (SCIECONF 2014; EIIC 2014; HASSACC 2014).
He is member of European Accounting Association (EAA) and of Italian Academy of Economia Aziendale Giovani (AIDEA-Youth).
In 2007, he got his qualifications as Italian Certified Public Accountant and Legal Auditor.

Association for the Protection and Promotion of the Corvin Castle, Hunedoara (Romania)


The Association for the Protection and Promotion of the Corvin Castle from Hunedoara (A.P.P.P.C.C.H.) was established in 2014 by the initiative of a group of patrimony experts. The mission of the Association is to protect and promote the Corvin Castle from Hunedoara by all the available means, subject to the national and international legislation in force; this mission also extends to other important monuments located on the territory of Romania, according to the decision of the General Meeting of A.P.P.P.C.C.H. Since its establishment and up to the present date, the Association carried out a series of activities: they organized exhibitions and concerts in areas within the castle, they supported the organization of the Museums’ Night at the Corvin Castle event, they initiated and implemented the Rromane paramica (Rroma Stories) project, co-financed by the Conservation and Revitalisation of Cultural and Natural Heritage Program, EEA Grants. In 2015, the Association became a partner within the DARTS – Digital Art and Storytelling for Heritage Audience Development project.

People in the project:

Ioan Bodochi. President of the Association, is a museum professional and history researcher. He has been working as a museum curator for more than 10 years. Mr. Bodochi is also a scientific consultant for organizations operating in the field of promoting the material and immaterial heritage. In addition, he coordinated projects aiming at the capitalization and promotion of the material and immaterial heritage.