ERAMCA project aims to mix European experience in Environmental Cultural Heritage risk assessment and reduction actions with the specific constraints for Central Asia region, to offer a possible and feasible interdisciplinary approach, which will grow up in joint actions at national level, thanks to the collaboration of local experts and young researchers that will continue to develop the strategy of ERAMCA project in the future years. ERAMCA will start by collecting detailed and specific information about the real situation of teaching activities and of the topics of interest for the local stakeholders by means of a Strategy Forum where all the possible interested public and private agencies will be invited to submit their expectations. UNESCO (Uzbekistan) and Ministry of Culture (Uzbekistan) (as Associate Partners) which operate with specific offices in Uzbekistan will play prominent role. The results of the Strategy Forum will be the basis to develop a Strategic Educational Agenda where all the needs in skill upgrade of local teachers will be underlined in order to allow them to become the future teachers of the ERAMCA Masters Program. European and local teachers with the important contribution of the Associated Partners, will plan both the teacher’s training activities and the detailed contents of the Master course to be developed. The teaching material that will be setup, will cover the interdisciplinary approach to complex problems of environmental risk assessment and mitigation on cultural heritage assets both from a theoretical and practical point of view. The practical contents will be represented by the solution of specific problems used as best practices and by the final projects that the students of the pilot course will develop during the internships that will be played by the students, assisted by the local teachers, inside public or private agencies.

Other aims of ERAMCA is the realization of specialized Laboratories in each of the Partner higher education institutions equipped by the hardware and software necessary to develop in a professional way the projects and giving to the students a real professional skill that could be used in their future professional activity.  At the end of the project a Final Workshop will be organized to show the results of the initiative to the stakeholders involved in the Strategy Forum to check if they have fitted the expectations and to plan possible future developments of the project. The needs of the target groups in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan are almost completely overlapped with some local specifications. The needs are mainly concentrated into the increasing of the skills of local teachers and technicians in the ability to work at interdisciplinary level on the topics of cultural heritage Conservation by considering environmental risks. Both research and teaching activities have to be developed by adopting strong forms of collaboration between the different universities and by expanding those activities with other higher education institutions in Uzbekistan. At national level the needs of governmental bodies will be satisfied by ensuring that if the involved higher education institutions will activate the ERAMCA Master, a new generation of technicians able to work in their own Countries to support and realize the national policies on cultural heritage assets Conservation strategies could be realized. Those new technicians could be absorbed inside public agencies responsible for cultural heritage conservation and valorization and could collaborate, as external experts, inside specific projects. The interdisciplinary approach will establish new relationships between higher education institutions in the same Country by sharing their own experiences and by playing innovative roles in interdisciplinary actions. This approach will guarantee the growing up of new research activities and new teaching suggestions. This fact will satisfy the need to increase the skill of local teachers and to drive them toward a more attractive interdisciplinary work and exchange of knowledge.