Through a rigorous curriculum and multicultural experience, the program strives towards preparing leaders for today’s international arts and heritage environment.
The Responsible Arts Management and Cultural Heritage programme from Franklin University Switzerland is designed as an applied-learning pathway, including live classroom seminars, online course work and a hands-on, dynamic, experiential learning opportunity. In conjunction with the elite International Program in Arts Management (IPAM) at SDA Bocconi, the program offers a series of masterclasses, a travel agenda through three countries with some of the world’s richest cultural heritage, open conversations, company visits, hackathons and other valuable experiences to provide cutting-edge practice. Students will gain the knowledge necessary for collaborating with multiple stakeholders to ensure responsible arts management. Main touchpoints are Law for Arts Management, Arts Collecting, Marketing for the Arts, Ethical Arts Management, Digitalization of Arts Communication and Management, while developing entrepreneurial mindset and leveraging opportunities for networking and career development. Experience turning systemic challenges into functional solutions, through practical projects and strategies, applicable to any arts corporation and institution, business and cultural centers.
Students will actively be engaged in the individual design and execution of the program, through Franklin’s tailor-made and customizable study-path, developing professional skills and international relationships along the way to support future impact and drive the transition toward a greener professional ecosystem and society.
Additionally, students will earn a Certificate of Arts Management from SDA Bocconi School of Management in conjunction with the Franklin Master of Arts degree.
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- Leadership Development through Action
- International Management
- Digital Transformation Strategies
- Innovation and Project Management
- Challenges in the New Global Marketplace
- Global Issues and Responsible Leadership
- International Business Economics
- Managerial Finance
- Innovation and Design Thinking
- The Future of Work
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- 12 months
- 18 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , International
Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis.
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Visual Arts Management Studies View 12 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in Switzerland
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae
- Personal Statement - Your personal statement is your opportunity to explain your reasons for undertaking graduate study. Please describe your professional goals, interests and how you believe the program will help you in your career.
- Official transcripts - We require official transcripts from an accredited institution for your bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
- Submit Two Recommendations
- Submit a Complete Application form
- Schedule an interview with the Director of Graduate Programs
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International25634 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25634 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA25634 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25634 EUR per year during 12 months.
25,000 Swiss Francs
Living costs for Lugano
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.