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MAMA - Master in Arts Management and Administration

SDA Bocconi School of Management

12 months
28000 EUR/year
28000 EUR/year
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The MAMA - Master in Arts Management and Administration is a full-time 1-year program in English, offering 70 ECTS/CFU credits, designed for talented students from all over the world,  with international vocation profiles and a passion for the arts.

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The MAMA - Master in Arts Management and Administration aims to support artistic innovation and cultural development worldwide, by strengthening the leadership and management skills required for arts organizations to thrive, and for your career to flourish in a wide range of organizations operating in the arts sector.

Who is it for?

The Arts Management and Administration program from SDA Bocconi School of Management is the Master for you if:

  • You are passionate about arts and culture and are looking for a well-rounded managerial preparation, with a specialized focus on the art world and on the cultural industries
  • You want a career as a professional, manager, consultant, or entrepreneur in artistic and cultural fields
  • You want to improve your managerial expertise in one of Europe’s leading schools of management
  • You want to get in touch with top Italian and international arts organizations and their leaders

What Can the Arts World Expect from MAMA?

The final mission of MAMA staff and participants is to sustain the development and diffusion of arts and to support the growth of art institutions. For this reason we are committed to partnering with arts organizations who are looking to improve their management capacity.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Cultural Policy
  • Strategic Management for Non-Profit Organizations in the Arts
  • Arts Organization
  • People Management in Arts Organization
  • Cost and Performance Management in Arts Organizations (1 & 2)
  • Arts Law
  • Marketing and CRM in the Arts

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To guarantee the best quality of learning we need you and the other participants to have a good educational background and a certain professional experience. For this reason the participation requirements and selection criteria for MAMA are rigorous and demanding.You are required to have:

  • A university degree in any discipline - with preference for candidates with a background in the Humanities or any Social Sciences
  • Two years professional experience with an international profile
  • Fluency in English. If your mother tongue is not English you are required to submit a TOEFL, IELTS, PTE Academic or CAE result

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    28000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    28000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

The total fee is €28.000 to be paid in four installments.

Living costs for Milano

850 - 1450 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Scholarships & tuition waivers are awarded on the basis of merit to candidates with an outstanding profile. Admission to the program is independent of the awarding of any scholarship or tuition waiver.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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