Program Details

Core lessons focus on: marketing, financial management of arts organizations, fundraising and Art Law.
Florence, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
Cultural institutions are looking for capable managers with an understanding of the arts and business to head museums, theatre, cultural centers and arts organizations. The Master course in Arts Management trains student to become arts administrators across performing and visual art disciplines. The program blends the basic principles of administration along with in-depth study of the cultural sector in the global economy. Students will learn the phases of the cultural value profit chain (creation, production, distribution, consumption) and get the fundamentals of management theory (finances, organization, marketing, acquisition, project management, strategy, leadership and communication), essential for running arts organizations. The student, with the supervision of the academic advisor, determines the actual arrangement of the subjects taken. During academic advising, students will discuss with their advisor their proposed course schedule for the following semester. After this course students have a global insight of arts management theories & practice and in cultural entrepreneurship, prepared to seek careers in areas such as: development, public relations, artistic direction, arts education and advocacy

Core lessons focus on: marketing, financial management of arts organizations, fundraising and Art Law.

Typologies of Program We offer several courses that vary in level, duration and intensity of the study: - One Year Course (Basic/Atelier/Specialty) - Master Course - Short courses - Summer intensive courses * For further details, please inquire directly to our staff ///// Art visits on Fridays, Computer and Free Wifi available in the school building, English/Italian/Spanish interpreter service, Student support, Italian language lessons, Internship placement, collaboration with local companies/laboratories
Setting Description:
The school building is an ancient palace located conveniently in the historical centre of Florence, few minutes waling from the Duomo and St. Lorenzo church.
Master course (1 academic year =28 weeks) Non EU students > 16,000 Euro EU Students > 14,000 Euro