The PennCHC’s educational and professional training programs help law enforcement agents, lawyers and the legal community, and archaeologists and other scholars learn about cultural heritage issues and heritage policies. In these programs, faculty, curators, and consulting scholars from the University of Pennsylvania and the Penn Museum provide expert presentations, demonstrations, and case histories that prepare program participants for real-world encounters with cultural heritage situations. Whether in courses for students at the University of Pennsylvania or special workshops for members of law enforcement, legal, and cultural organizations, the PennCHC training provides valuable lesson on cultural heritage topics.

Undergraduate Courses

PennCHC faculty and consulting scholars offer a number of cultural heritage related courses throughout the year.

Graduate Courses

PennCHC faculty also offer graduate seminars for advanced students interested in cultural heritage issues.

Law Enforcement & Legal Training

The PennCHC has trained officers from ICE, CBP, and the FBI, in addition to sponsoring CLE courses on heritage issues.


The PennCHC offers workshops and conferences which bring together scholars from many fields to discuss cultural heritage issues and research.