Protecting World Heritage

The protection of our World Heritage is top priority. Through educational programmes and cooperation at local, national and international levels, Stralsund and Wismar set priorities for their World Heritage work.


Teilnehmerin der Jugendbauhütte Wismar

Together for World Heritage

Many stakeholders are involved in the maintenance and development of the Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar. The society of the city as a whole, as well as builders, owners, companies and various institutions contribute in a variety of ways.

Who is a stakeholder?


UNESCO-AG der IGS Grünthal besucht der Welterbe-Ausstellung Stralsund

World Heritage – Learning and Knowing

In addition to protection and preservation, learning about and promoting our universal heritage is of great importance. The future of World Heritage depends on it.

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Jahreshauptversammlung der Deutschen UNESCO-Kommission 2012 in Stralsund

Promoting cooperation

World Heritage means to support each other and cooperate at different levels and with different partners. Stralsund and Wismar use both national and international networks in their World Heritage work.

What networks are there?