Specialised Master in Management of Cultural and Artistic Activities

ESCP Europe Business School

Program Description
EFMD Equis Accredited
AACSB Accredited

Specialised Master in Management of Cultural and Artistic Activities

ESCP Europe Business School

Studies at Venice, Ca’ Foscari University and Paris campus.

Scientific Director: Prof. Marie-Pierre Fenoll-Trousseau and Prof. Francesco Casarin

Objectives of the programme

This programme trains a new generation of managers specialized in artistic and cultural projects in the European and International markets.

Career opportunities

Graduates work in positions such as: Cultural Project Manager, Asset Manager, Cultural Project Manager, Museum Sponsorship Manager, Cultural Heritage Manager, etc.


This programme brings together the expertise of both ESCP Europe and Ca’ Foscari University to give students a solid knowledge of management in the world of culture and the arts. A combination of theory classes and of live practical cases:

  • Strategic Management for Cultural and Artistic Activities
  • Law and the Arts
  • Cultural Marketing
  • The Economics of Art and Culture
  • Cultural Products and Markets
  • Accounting and Management Control for the Arts and Culture Industries
  • Finance and Taxation in Arts and Culture Industries
  • Project Management for Cultural and Artistic Activities
  • Development and Promotion of Cultural Heritage

Some conferences can be in Italian. This programme is only accessible to students who have the equivalent of 300 ECTS credits (Master 2).

International seminar

1 term at the Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, Italy • 1 term in Paris

Class Profile

  • Humanities and Social sciences: 10%
  • Art history: 17%
  • Literature and Philosophy: 13%
  • Fine Arts and Architecture: 17%
  • Law: 17%
  • Media and Culture: 3%
  • Political sciences: 20%
  • Life science: 3%

48% international students

75% women, 25% men

Language requirement

French and English


1 year (Start in September)

Job Survey

30K€ is the average salary after the MS.

Less than 3 months after graduation 77% are employed.

70% have a job with an international dimension.

In which sector:

  • Media/Publishing/Arts/Culture: 70%
  • Commerce/Retail: 10%
  • Communication/Advertising: 5%
  • Other: 15%

How to apply

  1. Online application
  2. TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS scores
  3. Personal interview if eligible
This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

Last updated December 6, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
1 year
Full time
14,200 EUR
Start date Sept. 2017
France Paris
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Duration 1 year
Price 14,200 EUR

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