The Association is a national, mass, non-profit academic group composed of experts, scholars and management workers engaged in the protection and research of cultural heritage.

The purpose of the association is to comply with the Constitution, laws, regulations and related policies of the People’s Republic of China, uphold social morality, unite cultural heritage protection, research and management employees, and implement the policy of “protection first, rescue first, rationalise use, and strengthen management”, recognize and follow the charter of the International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS).

ICOMOS China engages in the research, application, promotion and popularization of cultural heritage protection theories, methods and science and technology, providing professional consulting services for the protection of cultural heritage and promoting the comprehensive protection and research of cultural heritage. (ICOMOS China)

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