SEAMEO Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts (SEAMEO SPAFA), Thailand

Since 1978, the SEAMEO Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts, or SEAMEO SPAFA, has been organizing the following activities: training courses, seminars, research, cultural documentation, exchange programmes, consultancy, publication and dissemination. Through these activities, the Centre contributes towards raising awareness and appreciation of Southeast Asia's cultural heritage, and improving professionalism and competency among artists, researchers, educators, cultural resource managers, technicians, scholars, administrators, policy makers, and others.

Some of the most significant courses are in the following areas:

  • Cultural Resource and Tourism Management
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Research
  • Conservation of Heritage Collections in Southeast Asia
  • History and Aesthetics
  • Youth and Culture Development Programme
  • Education and Pedagogy
Tel. +662 280 4022 to 9
Fax. +662 280 4030
Email spafa(at)