Summer School 2022 of the UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites


ICTs to promote sustainable heritage tourism in Indonesia

16 – 23 August 2022


The 7th edition of the USI UNESCO Chair Summer School was realized in collaboration with Trisakti School of Tourism, in Indonesia from 16th until 23th of August, 2022.

The USI UNESCO Chair Summer School in Indonesia discovered tangible Indonesian UNESCO World Heritage Sites and intangible Cultural Heritage in three cities (Jakarta, Solo and Yogyakarta). The Summer School  provided learning experiences about Indonesian Batik textile heritage, local gastronomy, as well as cultural visits and seminars. A special focus was placed on the issue of how Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) can be applied to enhance the preservation of the tangible and intangible cultural heritage of Indonesia and strengthen sustainable tourism, as well as connect locals and visitors. Seminars were conducted in two Royal Palaces (Solo and Yogyakarta) on Java Island. The Summer School also included the two most prominent Indonesian UNESCO World Heritage Sites; the Borobudur and Prambanan Temple compounds.


Agum Gumelar, M.Sc. 

Former General of Indonesian National Army

Indonesian Presidential Advisory Council (PAC), Republic of Indonesia

Sisca Soemitomo                                                                                         

Expert Of Indonesian Culinary Arts & Gastronomy Heritage

Ade Kadarisman, PhD (c) 

Lecturer in Public Relations Study Program, University of Padjajaran, Bandung 

Researcher of Sustainable Development Goals Center in Ciletuh, UNESCO, Geopark, Indonesia


Didiet Maulana

Indonesian Batik High End Designer for Miss Universe and Beauty Pageant

Founder of IKAT Indonesia – Luxury Textile Heritage Company

UNESCO Partner for SDG goals in fashion industry 

Hokky Situngkir, M. Sc.

Researcher & Founder of Indonesian Digital Cultural Library

Head Researcher at Bandung Fe Institute

Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni                                                                                   

Chair holder, USI UNESCO Chair 

Dr. Puspita Ayu Permatasari                                                                          PhD in ICT for Intangible Cultural Heritage in tourism and fashion.     

Lecturer, Trisakti School Of Tourism                                                                      External Research Associate USI UNESCO Chair


Intangible Cultural Heritage