Do you want to work in the management of artistic heritage and cultural activities? This Economics and Management of Arts and Cultural Activities programme from Ca' Foscari University of Venice trains you to understand the nature and processes of cultural production, interconnecting the professional worlds of management and culture and exploring the evolution of the national, European and global artistic and cultural panorama.
The programme's lectures, teaching approach and structure equip you to identify and exploit new connections between culture and business. You can also get work experience before graduation thanks to the degree's curricular internship, which you can carry out in Italy or abroad.
Launching your career
As a graduate, you'll be ready to pursue a career as a manager responsible for the planning and organisation of cultural activities and events with companies, cultural institutions and government agencies. Possible career opportunities await you in the following fields:
- Cultural projects management
- Conservation and enhancement of the arts
- Arts management
- Economic consulting
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This two-year program integrates expertise, research methodologies, and professional approaches from the humanities and the economic and managerial sectors. You can choose to study in either English or Italian, and you are encouraged to carry out a study period abroad. Thanks to a curricular internship, you acquire work experience before completing your studies.
The program is divided into two curricula:
- Economics and administration of arts and culture (entirely taught in English)
- Economia e gestione delle arti e della cultura (taught in Italian)
Some of the course work covers:
- Restoration techniques for cultural artifacts
- Management and marketing organizations
- Project management
- Arts economic
- International law for arts
- Contemporary art
- Elements of theatre and live arts production
- Museology & public spaces architecture
- Government of cultural organizations
- Cinema and photography
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Apply before , International
Ca' Foscari will receive applications for the academic year until May 3 for NON-EU students and June 21 for EU students and the application procedure will take place entirely online.
DisciplinesEconomics Project Management Management of Creative Industries View 9 other Masters in Project Management in Italy
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
To be eligible for admission, you must satisfy certain curricular requirements. You, therefore, need to have:
- Completed bachelor's degree with a certain amount of undergraduate course work in both the arts and culture sector as well as the economics and management sector
- OR to have completed a minimum of 42 ECTS in the arts, history and culture sector as well as the economics and management sector
For the Economics and administration of arts and culture curriculum (taught in English), you need a certified B2-level knowledge of English; For the Economics and administration of arts and culture curriculum ( (taught in Italian), you also need a certified B2-level knowledge of Italian;A Teaching Committee assesses your CV in order to make sure that you possess adequate personal preparation.
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International2100 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2100 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA2157 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2157 EUR per year during 24 months.
To make education as affordable as possible to all, Ca' Foscari offers tuition fee reductions to students coming from non-OECD countries, with fees sometimes as low as 700 euro per year. Contact us for more information.
Living costs for Venice
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
As a public university in Europe, Ca' Foscari not only keeps tuition fees low, but also provides targeted financial aid for high-achieving international students. Ca' Foscari University offers high-achieving international students renewable scholarship packages of various sizes, ranging from 6,500 euro a year for bachelor's students to 8,000 euro a year for master's students.
These scholarship packages are designed to offer support for the full duration of an award-winner's degree.
To be eligible to apply, you will need a minimum 8.5/10 CGPA. Complete information about the requisites and procedures to apply are at the dedicated webpage.
The regional government also offers financial aid for international students from low-income families for which you can apply after enrolment
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.