The FORTE CULTURA network is preparing and hosting workshops and conferences to several issues regarding the cultural heritage of fortified monuments or supports such events in terms of content.


Upcoming events

Jun 2022: FORTITUDE Final Conference Banja Luka (BH)

8th-10th June 2022


Jul 2022: 6th Expert Symposium Germersheim (DE)

5th July 2022


Sep 2022: 1st FORTE CULTURA Tour Guide Congress Germersheim (DE)

14th September 2022


Oct 2022: International Fortress Conference Kaunas (LT)

4th-6th October 2022


Nov 2022: FORTE CULTURA AGM 's-Hertogenbosch (NL)

November 2022




Previous Events

Apr 2022: International Fortress Conference in Terezín (CZ)

5th-7th April 2022



- Program

- Results Terezin 2022


Jan 2022: 7th EFFORTS Annual Congress (BE)

13th January 2022 online



- Coference summary


Nov 2021: FORTE CULTURA Annual General Meeting, Fortress Königstein (DE)

3rd November 2021

Annual General Meeting of the FORTE CULTURA Fortress Network



29 members and guests from 7 countries met for the FORTE CULTURA General Assembly 2021 at the Fortress Königstein (Saxony).The Executive Board and the Scientific Committee presented a highly impressive performance report on the activities and results of the last 15 months. Highlights were the positive network development, project developments and the extensive workshop and conference programme I cooperation with EFFORTS.


Oct 2021: FORTITUDE Workshop Karlovac (HR)

12.-13. October 2021




- Program

- Links for Online Participation: Day 1, Day 2

- Results


Aug 2021: 4th Symposium Fortified Heritage Upper Rhine, Germersheim (DE)

12. August 2021

Fortress Tourism at Upper Rhine Region - guided tours and travel development with FORTE CULTURA



The 4th symposium dealt with the question of how cross-border tourism for the fortified monuments of the Upper Rhine region can be organised in cooperation with the European Cultural Route FORTE CULTURA. The practice-oriented contents provided information on the way as a fortress monument to a booked tourism destination. Concrete travel modules for fortress tourism in the Upper Rhine region were developed in workshop sessions.


May 2021: Pula Online-Conference (HR-DE)

6th May 2021

Sustainable Valorisation of Fortified Heritage


The FORTE CULTURA / EFFORTS joint scientific group prepared an evaluation conference to the SUSTAINABLE VALORISATION OF FORTIFIED HERITAGE, hosted by the Juraj Dobrila University of Pula.



The online conference should support the cultural heritage of fortified monuments by sharing and discussing of best practices throughout Europe in different topics. THE PURPOSE is, therefore, to develop international and multidisciplinary scientific and research network and exchange information and experiences related to EUROPEAN BEST PRACTICE in fortified heritage management.



- Program

- Results Pula 2021