International Scientific Committees

ICOMOS international body has establishes 29 International Scientific Committees on various cultural heritage themes and issues. Those committees serve as ICOMOS technical bodies of each of the themes. Those committees undertake research, develop conservation theory, guidelines, and charters, foster training for better heritage conservation, promote the international exchange of scientific information and carry out common projects.

List of International Scientific Committees

  • ISCARSAH: International committee on Analysis and Restoration of Structures of Architectural Heritage
  • ICAHM: International committee on Archaeological Heritage Management
  • ISCCL: International committee on Cultural Landscapes ICOMOS-IFLA
  • CIIC: International committee on Cultural Routes
  • ICTCInternational committee on Cultural Tourism
  • ISCEAH: International committee on Earthen Architectural Heritage
  • ISCEC: International committee on Economics of Conservation
  • ISCES: International committee on Energy and sustainability
  • IcoFort: International committee on Fortifications and Military Heritage
  • CIPA: International committee on Heritage Documentation
  • CIVVIH: International committee on Historic Cities, Towns and Villages
  • ICIP: International committee on Interpretation and Presentation of Cultural Heritage Sites
  • ICICH: International committee on Intangible Cultural Heritage
  • ICLAFI: International committee on Legal, Administrative and Financial Issues
  • PRERICO : International committee on Places of Religion and Ritual
  • IPHC: International Polar Heritage Committee
  • ICORP: International committee on Risk Preparedness
  • CAR: International committee on Rock Art
  • ISCSBH: International committee on Shared Built Heritage
  • ISCV: International committee on Stained Glass
  • ISCS: International committee on Stone
  • Theophilos: International committee on Theory and Philosophy of Conservation and Restoration
  • CIF: International committee on Training
  • ICUCH: International committee on Underwater Cultural Heritage
  • CIAV: International committee on Vernacular Architecture
  • IIWC: International committee on Wood
  • ISC20C: International committee on 20th Century Heritage
  • ISCIH: International committee on Industrial Heritage
  • ISCWater: International committee on Water and Heritage