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Contemporary Art Markets

NABA – New Academy of Fine Arts

12 months
18600 EUR/year
16500 EUR/year
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The Master in Contemporary Art Markets at NABA – Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti is an intensive study path directed at providing students with effective tools to interpret art market structures and dynamics, with particular focus on contemporary artistic languages.


You’ll have the opportunity at this Master in Contemporary Art Markets at NABA – Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti to come into direct contact with established industry professionals and to collaborate with international acclaimed art galleries, auction houses, art fairs, institutions, collections and art centres.

The educational path comprises two cycles: the first is dedicated to classroom activities and thematic workshops allowing students to apply notions learnt. Visits to galleries, fairs, foundations and museums are also part of the programme. The second cycle focuses on internships, enabling students to experience different market areas first-hand. During this cycle, students also prepare their final projects and attend a three-day study trip to Basel in June during the ArtBasel art fair, the sector's most important annual event.

Professional perspectives

The Master in Contemporary Art Markets aims to train professionals capable of fulfilling a wide range of roles in the modern and contemporary art sector:

  • project managers for galleries, museums and
  • foundations
  • specialists and administrators at auction
  • houses
  • art advisors
  • art dealers
  • private and corporate collections curators
  • managers of artists fondations and archives
  • communication managers and journalists
  • consultants for legal and financial art services

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Art Market and Economy
  • Art Management
  • Art Market Legislation
  • Contemporary Museum Studies
  • Collections Valorization
  • History of Contemporary Art

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The program is intended for candidates holding a bachelor’s degree or academic degree in a theoretical subject within the arts, humanities or economy. 
  • Students with a different degree or diploma will be considered if they are motivated by a significant interest in the program’s topics. 
  • A commission will evaluate candidates on a case-by-case basis. 
  • Participants not holding a first-level bachelor’s degree/academic diploma will not receive the 60 educational credits and the Academic Master’s diploma, but will instead earn a certificate.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18600 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    16500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

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.


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