European Organisations

    A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
    (ordered by country)

International organisations

    Across Europe | Global | General organisations

    Albania

    Albanian Heritage Foundation
    www.albanianheritage.net

    Butrint World Heritage Site
    www.butrint.org/index.php

    The Future of Albania’s Past
    www.archaeofoap.org.al

    Institute of Monuments of Culture Albania
    www.imk.gov.al

    Unesco World Heritage site of Gjirokastra
    www.gjirokastra.org/home.html

    Austria

    Baukulturstiftung
    www.baukulturstiftung.at

    Bundesdenkmalamt
    www.bda.at

    Denkmalpflege Austria
    www.denkmalpflege.at

    Das Internationale Städteforum Graz
    www.staedteforum.at

    Die Österreichische Gesellschaft für Denkmal- und Ortsbildpflege
    www.denkmalschutz.at/denkmal-ortsbildpflege

    Österreichische Gesellschaft für Kulturgüterschutz
    www.kulturgueterschutz.at

    Belgium

    Centrum voor Religieuze Kunst en Cultuur vzw, Centre of Religious Art and Culture
    www.crkc.be

    Europees Centrum voor Restauratietechnieken vzw
    www.ecrvzw.be

    Foundation for Open Churches
    www.openchurches.be

    Heritage House Oosterzele
    www.erfgoedhuisvzw.be

    KADOC. Documentation and Research Centre for Religion, Culture and Society.
    www.kadoc.kuleuven.be  

    Monumental Churches Antwerp
    www.MKAweb.be

    Monument Watch (Flemish Region)
    www.monumentenwacht.be

    Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Commission for historic monuments

    Grupa za nasljede / Heritage Group(part of Cultural Heritage without Borders)

    Bulgaria

    National Association of Bulgarian Heritage
    www.nationalheritagebg.org

    National Unity “Treasure the Bulgarian Hertiage”
    www.sevtopolis.suhranibulgarskoto.org

    Croatia

    Croatian Cultural Heritage
    www.kultura.hr/eng/about_us/organisation

    International Trust for Croatian Monuments
    www.croatianmonuments.org

    Cyprus

    Anastasios G. Leventis Foundation
    www.leventisfoundation.org

    Cyprus Conservation Foundation
    www.conservation.org.cy

    Cyprus Architectural Heritage Foundation
    www.cyprusculturalheritage.org

    Czech Republic

    Archaia Brno
    www.archaiabrno.org

    Archdiocese of Prague (Building and restoration department)
    www.apha.cz

    Povltavi OS
    www.masstrednipovltavi.cz

    Denmark

    Center for Building Conservation
    www.rssdvad.dk

    Danish National Society for the Preservation of Ancient and Historic Buildings
    www.gbb.dk

    The Heritage Agency of Denmark
    www.kulturarv.dk/english/index.jsp

    The National Museum of Denmark
    www.natmus.dk

    Estonia

    National Foundation of Civil Society. Estonian Heritage Society
    www.kysk.ee/?s=152

    Finland

    Finnish Cultural Heritage Foundation
    www.kulttuuriperinne.com

    National Board of Antiquities
    www.nba.fi/en

    Suomen Kotiseutuliitto – The Finnish Association for Local Culture and Heritage
    www.suomenkotiseutuliitto.fi

    France

    La Fondation du Patrimoine
    www.fondation-patrimoine.net

    Groupement Français des Entreprises de Restauration de Monuments Historiques
    www.groupement-mh.org

    Ministry of Culture
    www.culture.gouv.fr

    The National Federation of Associations for the Safeguarding of Sites and Monuments
    www.associations-patrimoine.org

    L’Observatoire du Patrimoine Religieux (OPR)
    www.patrimoine-religieux.fr

    Pro Patrimonio
    www.propatrimonio.org/fr/index.html

    Patrimoine sans frontieres
    www.patrimsf.org

    Rencontres avec le Patrimoine Religieux
    www.rapr.free.fr

    Sauvegarde de l’art francais
    www.sauvegardeartfrancais.fr

    Germany

    BAUDID – Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft Unabhängiger Denkmal-und Altbau-Inspektions-Dienste, c/o DenkmalWacht Brandenburg-Berlin
    www.baudid.de

    Bund Heimat und Umwelt in Deutschland (BHU)/Bundesverband für Natur- und Umweltschutz, Landschafts- und Brauchtumspflege e.V.
    www.bhu.de

    Denkmal-Akademie (DSD)
    www.denkmalakademie.de

    DenkmalWacht Brandenburg-Berlin e.V.
    www.denkmalwacht-bb.de

    Deutsches Nationalkomitee für Denkmalschutz
    www.dnk.de

    Deutsche Stiftung zum Denkmalschutz
    www.denkmalschutz.de

    Diocese of Essen Kultur 2010
    www.kirchevorort.de/bet3/einrichtg/hort
    International symposium on church converstion, organized by the diocese of Essen, its Catholic Academy ‘Die Wolfsburg’, the German Society for Christian Art (Munich) and the Ministry for Construction and Transport of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
    www.essen-fuer-das-ruhrgebiet.ruhr2010.de/en/programme/re-designing-the-metropolis/structural-culture/symposium-on-church-conversion.html

    Dorfkirchen in Not in Mecklenburg und Vorpommern e.V.
    www.dorfkirchen-in-not.de

    EKD-Institut für Kirchenbau und kirchliche Kunst der Gegenwart
    www.kirchenbau.info

    Evangelische Akademikerschaft in Deutschland e.V.
    www.evangelische-akademiker.de

    Evangelische Kirche Deutschlands
    www.ekd.de

    Evangelische Kirche Berlin-Brandenburg
    www.ekbo.de

    Evangelischen Kirchenkreisverbandes Schlesische Oberlausitz
    www.kkvsol.net

    Förderkreis Alte Kirchen, Berlin-Brandenburg
    www.altekirchen.de

    Förderkreis Alte Kirchen Marburg e.V.
    no website at moment

    Gemeindedienst der Evangelischen Kirche in Mitteldeutschland/Referat “Offene Kirchen”
    www.gemeindedienst-ekmd.de
    www.offene-kirchen.de
    www.kirchenlandkarte.de

    Görlitzer Fortbildungszentrum für Handwerk und Denkmalpflege e.V.
    www.denkmalzentrum.de

    Jugendbauhütte Brandenburg-Berlin (DSD/IJGD)
    www.jugendbauhuette-bb.de

    Katholische Erwachsenenbildung im Bistum Regensburg e.V.
    www.keb-regensburg.de

    Kulturverein Alte Kirche Bürgeln e.V.
    no website at moment

    Landesamt für Denkmalpflege Hessen
    www.denkmalpflege-hessen.de

    Monumentendienst
    www.monumentendienst.de/monumentendienst/

    Retter Bochumer Kirchen/Bürgeraktion für bedrohte Bochumer Kirchen e.V.
    www.rettet-bochumer-kirchen.de

    Stiftung kirchliches Kulturerbe
    www.kkbs.de/Webdesk/netblast/pages/index.html?id=1033094

    Stiftung zur Bewahrung kirchlicher Baudenkmaeler in Deutschland
    www.stiftung-kiba.de

    Vereinigung der Landesdenkmalpfleger in Deutschland
    www.denkmalpflege-forum.de

    Greece

    Elliniki Etairia
    www.ellinikietairia.gr

    Hungary

    Magyar Reneszansz Alapítvány
    www.hungarian-renaissance.hu

    MAMÉG – Magyar Muemlék és Épületgondozó Hálózat Alapítvány
    www.mameg.hu

    Ireland

    An Taisce, the National Trust for Ireland
    www.antaisce.org

    Irish Heritage Trust
    www.irishheritagetrust.ie

    Italy

    Beni Culturali
    www.beniculturalionline.it

    Consulta beni culturali ecclesiastici Lombarda
    www.consultabcelombarda.it

    Consulta Regionale del Piemonte per i beni culturali ecclesiastici
    www.bcepiemonte.it/consultapiemonte/s2magazine/index1.jsp?idPagina=2

    Italia Nostra
    www.italianostra.org

    Ministero per I Beni e le attivita’ culturali
    www.beniculturali.it/mibac/export/MiBAC/index.html

    Progetto culturale promosso dalla Chiesa Italiana.
    www.cci.progettoculturale.it

    Regione siciliana – Dipartimento dei beni culturali e ambientali
    www.regione.sicilia.it/beniculturali/dirbenicult/index.html

    Ufficio beni culturali for the dioscese of Tempio-Ampurias
    www.ufficiobeniculturali.it

    Ufficio nazionale per I beni culturali eccesiastici
    www.chiesacattolica.it

    Latvia

    Liepaja St. Trinity Church Restoration Fund
    www.trisvienibasfonds.lelb.lv

    Lithuania

    Musupaveldas
    www.musupaveldas.lt

    Malta

    Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti
    www.patrimonju.org

    National Trust of Malta
    www.dinlarthelwa.org

    Netherlands

    Database
    www.reliwiki.nl

    De Bond Heemschut
    www.heemschut.nl/en.html

    Dutch National Heritage Institute
    www.cultureelerfgoed.nl

    Foundation of Old Historic Churches in the Dutch province of Gelderland
    www.oudegeldersekerken.nl

    KASKI (Research institution)
    www.ru.nl/kaski

    Monumentenwacht Nederland
    www.monumentenwacht.nl

    Museum Catharijneconvent
    www.catharijneconvent.nl

    The Netherlands Institute for Heritage
    www.erfgoednederland.nl/english

    Stichting Kerkelijk Kunstebezit in Nederland
    www.religieuserfgoed.nl

    Stichting Oude Groninger Kerken
    www.groningerkerken.nl

    Stichting Oude Hollandse Kerken
    www.sohk.nl

    Task Force Toekomst Kerkgebouwen
    www.toekomstkerkgebouwen.nl

    Vereniging van Beheerders van Monumentale Kerkgebouwen in Nederland
    www.vbmk.nl

    Norway

    Church of Norway
    www.kirken.no

    The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research
    www.niku.no

    Norwegian organisation KA, The church’s employer and interest organisation
    www.ka.no

    Riksantikvaren
    www.riksantikvaren.no/English

    Scandinavian Cultural Agency
    www.kultorg.com

    The Society for the Preservation of Norwegian Ancient Monuments. Fortidsminneforeningen.
    www.fortidsminneforeningen.no/english

    Poland

    Dobro Kultury
    www.dobrokultury.org

    Portugal

    Centro Nacional de Cultura
    www.cnc.pt

    GECoRPA
    www.e-cultura.pt

    Romania

    Institute for Cultural Memory
    www.cimec.ro/e_default.htm

    Mihau Eminescu Trust
    www.mihaieminescutrust.org

    Monasteries of Bucovina
    www.romanianmonasteries.org

    Pro Patrimonio
    www.propatrimonio.org

    Satul Verde (Green Village)
    (No website details yet)

    The Transylvania Trust
    www.transylvaniatrust.ro

    Russia

    Village church of Russia
    www.village-church.ru/HIST.HTM

    Moscow Architecture Preservation Society (MAPS)
    www.maps-moscow.com

    Russian national centre for heritage trusteeship
    www.ntrust.ru

    The Karensky Trust
    www.reim5.da.ru

    All-Russian Society for the Protection of Historical and Cultural Monuments
    www.encspb.ru

    Slovakia

    The Monuments Board of the Slovak Republic
    www.pamiatky.sk/pamiatky/en

    National Trust of Slovakia (Narodny Trust n.o.)
    www.nt.sk

    The Regional Monuments Board – Bratislava

    Slovenia

    Institute for Creative and Sustainable Projects
    (website under construction)

    Spain

    Hispania Nostra
    www.hispanianostra.es

    The Historic Heritage Foundation of Castillya y Leon
    www.fundacionpatrimoniocyl.es

    Sweden

    Church of Sweden
    www.svenskakyrkan.se

    Ministry of Culture
    www.sweden.gov.se/sb/d/8371

    Swedish Heritage
    www.raa.se

    Swedish Commission for Government Support to Faith Communities
    www.sst.a.se

    Switzerland

    Patrimoine suisse, Section vaudoise
    www.sapvd.ch

    Schweizer Heimatschutz
    www.heimatschutz.ch

    Turkey

    FOCUH Friends of Cultural Heritage
    www.web.deu.edu.tr/terracottas/focuh/contact.asp

    UK

    Cadw
    www.cadw.wales.gov.uk

    Capel – Chapels Heritage Society
    www.capeli.org.uk

    The Chapels Society
    www.britarch.ac.uk/chapelsoc

    Churches Conservation Trust
    www.visitchurches.org.uk

    Church Monuments Society
    www.churchmonumentssociety.org

    Church of England
    www.cofe.anglican.org

    Church of England Church Care
    www.churchcare.co.uk

    Churches Tourism Association
    www.churchestourismassociation.info

    Churches Tourism Network Wales
    www.ctnw.co.uk

    Ecclesiological Society
    www.ecclsoc.org

    English Heritage
    www.english-heritage.org.uk

    Friends of Friendless churches
    www.friendsoffriendlesschurches.org.uk

    Historic Chapels Trust
    www.hct.org.uk

    The Heritage Alliance
    www.heritagelink.org.uk

    Jewish Heritage UK
    www.jewish-heritage-uk.org

    Maintain our heritage
    www.maintainourheritage.co.uk

    National Churches Trust
    www.nationalchurchestrust.org

    National Trust
    www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/

    North of England Civic Trust
    www.nect.org.uk

    Save Britain’s Heritage
    www.savebritainsheritage.org

    Scottish Redundant Churches Trust
    www.srct.org.uk

    Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
    www.spab.org.uk

    Ulster Architectural Heritage Society
    www.uahs.org.uk

    Ulster Historic Churches Trust
    www.hc.ireland.anglican.org

    The Victorian Society
    www.victoriansociety.org.uk

    Welsh religious buildings
    www.welshreligiousbuildings.org

    International Organisations

    Across Europe

    Baltic Heritage Co-operation
    www.baltic-heritage.net

    The Baltic Sea Network on Indoor Climate in Churches
    www.hgo.se/churches

    Cictercian abbeys network of Europe
    www.cister.net/EN/homepage.aspx

    The Forum of European Churches
    www.ceceurope.org

    Cultural Heritage without borders
    www.chwb.org

    Database of European Heritage Organisations (non-governmental)
    www.heritage-organisations.eu

    The European Architectural History Network
    www.eahn.org/site/en/home.php

    European Cultural Foundation
    www.eurocult.org

    European Cultural Parliament
    www.kulturparlament.com

    European Forum for the Arts and Heritage
    www.efah.org

    European Forum of Heritage Associations
    www.heritageforum.org

    European Network of Cultural Centres – Historic Monuments
    www.accr-europe.org

    European Network of Cultural Administration Training Centres
    www.encatc.org

    European Heritage Heads Forum
    www.english-heritage.org.uk/ehhf

    European Heritage Association
    www.thebestinheritage.com

    Europa Nostra
    www.europanostra.org

    Europae Thesauri
    www.europaethesauri.eu

    ICOMOS
    www.international.icomos.org

    The Jewish Congregation
    www.jf-stockholm.org

    The Lutheran World Federation
    www.lutheranworld.org

    SAVE Europe’s Heritage
    www.savebritainsheritage.org

    The World Council of Churches
    www.oikoumene.org

    Global

    Canada

    Canadian Forum for Public Research on Heritage

    Le Conseil du patrimoine religieux
    www.patrimoine-religieux.qc.ca

    Heritage Canada
    www.heritagecanada.org

    Ontario Heritage Foundation
    www.heritagefdn.on.ca

    L’Université du Québec à Montréal
    www.uqam.ca

    General

    International National Trusts Organisation
    www.internationaltrusts.org

    International Network on Cultural Policy
    www.incp-ripc.org

    Patromonie sans frontières
    www.patrimsf.org

    General Organizations

    ECOVAST (European Council for the Villages and Small Towns)
    www.ecovast.org

    Images: on left The Holy Monasteries of St. Pelagia of Kastrosykia and Faneromeni of Lekatsa, Epirus (GREECE), on right Chiesa dei Santi Faustino e Giovita in Fasano di Gardone Riviera (ITALY) ©Europa Nostra

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